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Amsterdam in the Golden Age: Admission to the Portuguese Synagogue
"Amsterdam’s prosperity in the Golden Age would have been unimaginable without the contribution made by the Jewish community. The Portuguese Synagogue was erected in the heart of Amsterdam in 1675 and was at that time the largest synagogue in th but it is also open to the public and concerts are held there regularly. The beautifully authentic interior is guaranteed to amaze and you will relish seeing with your own eyes the most exceptional collections of Jewish heritage. Be awed by the synagogue’s stunning interior with its larg white plastered walls and dark furniture bathed in the abundant light that shines through its 72 windows. Since its consecration in 1675 it has had no electric light or heating; the only artificial light comes from the 1000 candles in the many brass chandeliers. The sand on the wood floor protects it from dirt.The other buildings in the complex include treasure chambers where visi gold
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Private Guided Historic Amsterdam Canal Cruise
"Your private hired boat will sail through the history to go back to 17th century via Amsterdam's famous canal districts; Herengracht Keizersgracht Prinsengracht Singelgracht. You will continue your tour by passing Anne Frank House from the water and it will also pass by Amstel river where city of Amsterdam was named after. Your boat will sail on the Y waterway that connects Amsterdam with the North Sea and the A the replica ship of a 400 year old Dutch East India Man Central Station from the Water and multiple historic churches."""
From EUR400.00
 
Amsterdam Guided Tour of United East India Company and Maritime Museum with Art Historian
"The first part of the tour will take you to the inner courtyard of the United East India House the central HQ. Your guide will recount stories of how personnel was hired and about signing in and swearing-in procedure. He will also explain the procession to the ships with rolling drums and fifes. Hear about hardship and evil situations on-board due to tedious voyage in hot climate with only little water and about the which is one of the world best shipping presentations. Explore the departments with great maps globes and sextants.  Finally have a walk inside a full-size Indiaman ship recently rebuilt. You  may spot actors pretending to live in the 17th century. See where sailors and soldiers lived below and had to endure bad food and insufficient drink and how well the captain and officers ate and lived."""
From EUR300.00

Artis Zoo Tips (29)

Artis Zoo

I spent a couple of hours (and 16E on a ticket!!) at the zoo in Amsterdam. Zoos are not my favourite places and this one is no better than any others. it was a Saturday and it was packed with families...
Mariajoy
Nov 20, 2005

Artis Zoo

Artis Zoo is one of the must see activities in Amsterdam because it's one of the nicest Zoo in the world. Artis is the oldest zoo in Holland, it has 14 hectares and provides home for around 700...
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codrutz
Aug 15, 2004

Artis Aquarium

Included with the Artis Zoo ticket you get the visit to the Aquarium. In the far corner of the Artis park, the Aquarius waits quieltly for the visitors. The Aquarium is smartly built on below ground...
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codrutz
Aug 17, 2004

ARTIS (Natura Artis Magistra)

The Artis Zoo is a great place to visit with your children.Artis is more than just a zoo, it's also an Aquarium, Botanical garden, Zoological Museum, Geological Museum and Planetarium. In fact Artis...
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pieter_jan_v
Dec 24, 2011

2nd oldest zoo in europe

Take a visit to the Artis zoo and you will not be dissapointed,although I personally thought it was on the expensive side at 16 euros for antone over the age of 10 years and still 12.50 euros for...
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rob-craig
Mar 14, 2006

Compact Zoo

I did not visit the zoo as in my opinion it is fairly expensive, the area is fairly small & my dutch friend suggests visiting the zoo in Rotterdam which offers a safari park like experience. The...
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jo104
Apr 04, 2011

the zoo

Naturis Artis Magistra, Amsterdams´zoo dates back from 1838 when some people wanted a zoo accesible for all people and not just a private affair for the rich as was done a few years earlier in London....
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Igraine
Oct 06, 2014

Planetarium

The Planetarium is located within the Artis Royal Zoo grounds.Its quite big and very modern and has several different shows throughout the day usually starting every half hour.The show we saw was on...
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mickeyboy07
Mar 26, 2012

Artis Zoo

There is a lot being said by this urangatang to me in the photo, although maybe its because I was in Amsterdam at the time!!!, but the expression on his face is just something. When I photoed this...
bobyn
Aug 31, 2004

Artis Royal Zoo

The first Zoo established in the Netherlands located in the Eastern part of the city centre.Founded in 1838 its one of the oldest Zoo's in the World.Set in an area of 14 hectares,700 species provide a...
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mickeyboy07
Mar 23, 2012

A Nice Way To Spend An Afternoon

Artis Zoo is the oldest in the Netherlands, founded in 1838, and still has a traditional feel. There's a wide variety of creatures, who all seem contented, and paths take you around the enclosures,...
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AnnS
Jan 31, 2007

Artis (zoo)

Artis is the oldest zoo in the Netherlands, founded in 1838.Opening Times and entrance1 april -31 october 9.00 to 18.001 november to 31 march 9.00 to 17.00ZOOmeravond 21 augustus 9.00 - 20.5228...
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dila
Apr 04, 2011
 
 
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Things to Do Near Artis Zoo

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Hollandsche Schouwburg

Across the street from the theatre, a now private building at 31 Plantage housed a day care center and nursery founded in 1924, for both Jewish and non-Jewish children. In 1941, all the non-Jewish...
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Verzets Museum - Dutch Resistance Museum

On 12 October 2015 we went to the Dutch Resistance Museum or Verzatsmuseum, which is a very informative history museum about the Dutch Resistance to Nazi German occupation. We thoroughly recommend a...
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Scheepvaart - Maritime Museum

Nice museum, specially for kids. Lots of info about history of Amsterdam. Beautiful old building, and lots of interactivity. Next to Nemo, good to combine. Not only for children interesting, but for...
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Portuguese Synagogue

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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Jewish Historical Museum

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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Hermitage

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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Getting to Artis Zoo

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Plantage Kerklaan 38-40

Hours

  • Sunday 09:00 to 17:00
  • Monday 09:00 to 17:00
  • Tuesday 09:00 to 17:00
  • Wednesday 09:00 to 17:00
  • Thursday 09:00 to 17:00
  • Friday 09:00 to 17:00
  • Saturday 09:00 to 17:00

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