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Amsterdam City Center Private Historical Walking Tour
"Once you meet your private guide at a designated meeting point you will head off to explore some of the little-known secrets of this city: the quaint quiet corners; tranquil tree-lined plazas and private courtyards. Your guide will also share priceless tips helpful advice and cultural insights bringing an insider´s expertise to your visit to Amsterdam.On the tour you will see: the Dam Square Wester & Old Church & Hidden Churches
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"Greet your guide in central Amsterdam at the prearranged meeting time then set off to discover the charming eclectic quirks of the diverse city center. As this is a private tour you can move at your own pace and enjoy the undivided attention of your very own tour guide.Amsterdam is unlike any other place in the world. It’s a liberal and open society where few things are taboo: prostitution and marijuana cafes operate in a Gothic church that dates back to the 14th century as well as the magnificent Royal Palace on Dam Square. Pause at Nieuwmarkt square to admire De Waag a 15th-century structure that served as the city gates until the early 17th century.Marvel as your guide also points out some of the lesser-known
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Small-Group Amsterdam Historical Bike Tour
"Make the most of your time and take a ride through Amsterdam’s most fascinating hot spots. Discover a route of lovely streets and bridges while your guide explains the history of the most famous cultural sites and life in Amsterdam. Amsterdam is when the first bike path was laid in Amsterdam why the Dutch are so tolerant or where to eat the best ribs in town and that’s only half of it! This bike tour is for all skill levels as Amsterdam is flat and easy to bike. For your convenience groups are of 15 persons maximum.""""Join a 3-hour bike tour with an experienced multilingual guide through the old historic center of the city of Amsterdam. The tour goes along the well known historical places and buildings like New Market (de Waag) Old Church
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Museum Amstelkring Tips (19)

Our Lord in the Attic Museum

Is it a house; is it a church?The "Our Lord in the attic" Museum a.k.a. Museum Amstelkring Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder is one of the oldest Amsterdam museums. Behind what looks an average canal house, a...
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pieter_jan_v
Aug 07, 2014

How amazing is this......

The Museum Amstelkring which is home to Our Lord in the Attic is a truly amazing complex in Amsterdam which was bought in 1661 as a private residence (there are in fact three houses on the site) and...
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Maryimelda
Jul 15, 2014

Our Lord in the Attic

This church in the attic is exquisite. Built on the top floor over the residence in the building that is now the Museum Amstelkring between 1661 and 1663 it was used for clandestine Catholic services...
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Maryimelda
Jul 14, 2014

Museum Amstelkring - The residence....

The residence was created between 1661 and 1663 in such a way that it concealed the church that was being built on the top floor at the same time. The family of Jan Hartman, the owner resided there....
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Maryimelda
Jul 14, 2014

Ons Lieve Heer op Solder

Based in a 17th century canal house, Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder (Our Lord in the Attic) is a wonderful church and museum in the city center.The church was built on the top three floors during the 1660s...
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Gillybob
Jul 16, 2012

"Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder"

You can not leave Amsterdam without visiting this wonderful museum called: "Museum Amstelkring-Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder-Our Lord in the Attic"!The reason? Even in the so "liberal" Amsterdam, there...
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INSULARIUS
Feb 01, 2008

Our Lord In The Attic

This is a very old museum and the second oldest in Amsterdam. The beautiful 17th-century canal-house was bought by Mr. Jan Hartman and the remarkable fact is referred to the attic where in 1663 the...
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RoyJava
Nov 04, 2007

CHURCH IN THE ATTIC

This is a remenant of the hidden churches that occured in Holland after the catholic church was banned. (actually the only one left to my knowledge)This church (now a muesem) is on the outskirts of...
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stevemt
Apr 25, 2007

Our Lord in the Attic

This was the last thing I had time for before going to the airport.It looks like a house on the outside but is a Catholics church on the inside.This hidden church 'in the attic' was built during the...
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MikeySoft
Nov 02, 2006

A church hidden in the Red Light District

You would never guess there is actually a Church inside the normal looking house in the red light district. Our Lord in the Attic Museum is actually a Rich Merchant's house in the 17th century. During...
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simonli625
Oct 19, 2006

The hidden Church

This hidden (though hardly secret: its too big!) Catholic church, located in a attic of a merchants house close to the current red-light district is a monument to a dutch solution to a dutch problem....
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Ruai
Sep 03, 2006

Secret Church

This is one of several clandestine “secret” churches established after the Calvanist coup or the so-called Alteration in 1578. The Calvanists were a fanatical Protestant movement who roamed from city...
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jo104
Aug 31, 2006
 
 
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Things to Do Near Museum Amstelkring

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China Town

The Zeedijk is the curved street on the former sea dike between roughly the Central Station and the Nieuwmarkt square with the Waag building. The Zeedijk still is connected to the China town of...
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Old Church - Oude Kerk

Its name means the "Old Church" which is appropriate given that it is not only Amsterdam's oldest church, but also its oldest structure. It was first built as a small wooden chapel in the early 13th...
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Torture Museum

On 13 October we went to the Torture Museum at Singel 449, www.torturemuseum.com, near the Flower Market. The lighting was dim, which suited the subject and mood. The museum showcases different...
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Beurs van Berlage

In 1879 plans started for a new trade house (or "Beurs") at Amsterdam. The building in use was much to small and the new Centraal Station asked for more grandeur at the new entrance of the city. In...
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Sex Museum

This was one of the first things you might see when you arrive in Amsterdam and come out of the Centraal Station. Strangely it is perhaps one of the less gaudy exteriors on Damrak (in comparison to...
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Vodka Museum

I discovered this museum, when I was walking at the Damrak. The museum looks not good from the outside but is a blast from the inside. I did the pro tour and get a very nice guide with me. She told me...
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Getting to Museum Amstelkring

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Oudezijds Voorburgwal 40

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  • Sunday 13:00 to 17:00
  • Monday 10:00 to 17:00
  • Tuesday 10:00 to 17:00
  • Wednesday 10:00 to 17:00
  • Thursday 10:00 to 17:00
  • Friday 10:00 to 17:00
  • Saturday 10:00 to 17:00

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