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  • 51. Museumplein

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    I did not realize when we were there that we were in Museumplein although I knew that the Dutch Museum was at the canal boat stop. It wasn't until I started reading about the fact that there was "I...

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  • 52. Willet-Holthuysen Museum

    4 out of 5 stars

    For a journey into the lifestyles of the rich and famous, the Willet-Holthuysen Museum is the modality of choice. Abraham Willet (1825-88) came from the affluent educated family of an Amsterdam doctor...

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  • 53. Nieuwmarkt

    4 out of 5 stars

    The Nieuwmarkt , which means "the new market" , is a square close to the red light district and Amsterdam's chinatown. In the middle of the square you can see the building called "the waag" and there...

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  • 54. Bridges

    4 out of 5 stars

    Whilst walking around Amsterdam I was amazed with the number of bridges over the canals. In some areas bridges are within 200 meatres of each other. When on the canal cruise the rain stopped for 10...

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  • 55. Jewish Historical Museum

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Amsterdam has a number of Jewish museums, they are: -The Jewish Historical Museum at the Nieuwe Amstelstraat 1 -The Jewish Children Museum at the Nieuwe Amstelstraat 1 -The Portuguese Synagoge at Mr....

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  • 56. Hermitage

    4 out of 5 stars

    This a gallery which is owned by (or franchised from) the State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg, to show art from the St Petersburg location. It’s quite new, having opened in 2009. The building was...

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  • 57. Houseboats

    The Amsterdams canals are very populair and so are the houseboats. So, why not visit the houseboat museum. Of course this museum is housed on a boat! Visiting hours: March-October: Tu-Su: 11AM -...

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  • 58. Torture Museum

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Singel 449, Amsterdam. The museum was essentially a waste of money. I should have realised when I asked the black ticket seller if the pieces were copies. His reply was very defensive and referred me...

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  • 59. Prinsengracht

    You are in Amsterdam and dont have money enough to visit places although you would like to do so, then this tip is your opportunity, to be acquainted with some Free Things to Do in...

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  • 60. Schreierstoren

    4 out of 5 stars

    The Schreierstoren (Tower of Tears) is one of the few remains of Amsterdam's medieval stone city wall. It was errected in 1485. From here the English sea explorer Henry Hudson set sail in 1609 on his...

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  • 61. Beurs van Berlage

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    The Beurs van Berlage was built as Amsterdam's Stock and Commodities Exchange at the beginning of the 20th century after designs of the Dutch architect Hendrik Petrus Berlage. Part of the building is...

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  • 62. Nine Little Streets

    One of the more charming parts of Amsterdam, The Nine Streets is considered a small sub-district with numerous interesting restaurants, arts & crafts galleries, and clothing boutiques. The name Nine...

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  • 63. Verzets Museum - Dutch Resistance Museum

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The Resistance Museum has been voted the best historic museum in the Netherlands, describing in detail the daily lives and resistance efforts of the Dutch while under Nazi rule. Using specific stories...

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  • 64. Amsterdamse Bos

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    In 2013, the municipality of Amstelveen decided to designate 53 bridges in the Amsterdam Forest as municipal monuments. The GPS routes described below take you along these monumental bridges. The...

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  • 65. Stopera - Cityhall and Opera House

    On the train to Amsterdam I had a chat with two lovely young women who had just graduated from college in Florida. When I mentioned what I was planning on doing in Amsterdam one of them said: "I...

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  • 66. Tropenmuseum

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The Tropenmuseum is an anthropological museum. A visit to the Tropenmuseum is a journey through time and around the world. You get to know widely different cultures and get an excellent impression of...

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  • 67. Blauwbrug

    Blauwbridge is the dutch word for blue bridge. The name of the bridge comes from a blue wooden bridge that was built there in the area of 1600. The bridge connects Waterlooplein area with...

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  • 68. Brouwerij 't IJ Brewery

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Until May, or until the barrels run dry, which given the unusually warm and sunny weather could be sooner rather than later, visitors to Amsterdam’s unique micro brewery, Brouwerij ‘t IJ can sample...

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  • 69. Gabelstones

    “I am very much pleased with Holland. The Frugality, Cleanliness, &c. here, deserve the imitation of my Countrymen. The Fruit of these Virtues has been immense wealth, and great Prosperity.” — from a...

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  • 70. Madurodam - The Hague

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    This miniature town was defenitely the highlight for me. It is just outside the city "Den Haag" and there are many bus tours from Amsterdam. The miniature town is a small area, but is so packed that...

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  • 71. Tulip Museum

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    In this museum you will find the history of the tulip, fron its origin on the windswept mountains in Asia to the worldwide phenomenon it is today. Greed, anguish and dedication all placed their part...

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  • 72. Portuguese Synagogue

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The exterior of the compound houses multiple rooms of variable interest. The winter synagogue was constructed from a former seminary in the 1950's with heat and electricity, since the main sanctuary...

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  • 73. Houseboats Museums

    4 out of 5 stars

    *The Houseboat Museum is situated on the "Hendrika Maria", a former freighter, built in 1914. Up and till the 1960s the boat primarily transported sand and gravel, after which time it was converted...

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  • 74. Seven Countries Houses

    Right in the middle of the Roemer Visscherstraat, only 3 minutes walk from Museumplein you can find a group of houses in the national styles of several countries aka the Seven Countries-Houses. The...

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  • 75. De Waag

    The Waag (Weigh house) located in Nieuwmarkt. The building is from the 15th century and it is one of the oldest non religious buildings in Amsterdam. The waag was part of the old city gates. The...

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Amsterdam feels like a small city that offers art, history, and architecture. Within its web of water-filled canals are 900 years of history, more than 50 museums, and countless streets to just...

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