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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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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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Private Tour: Amsterdam Rembrandt Art Walking Tour Including Rijksmuseum
"Your guide will meet you outside the Rembrandt House Museum at your chosen time. On this 4-hour private walking tour you’ll be taken to sites throughout Amsterdam relating to the famous 17th-century Dutch painter Rembrandt van Rijn all while hearing about his life and achievements as the greatest painter of the Dutch Golden Age and one of the most important artists in Dutch history. Since this is a private tour you can customize your exact itinerary; simply let your guide know if there are any specific sights you'd like to see. Your starting point is the former house that Rembrandt lived in with his first wife Saskia during the artist’s wealthy days before the financial hardships and personal tragedy of his later years. Restored to its former glory
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Westerkerk - Westertoren Tips (48)

Westerkerk - tower

Have a closer look at the tower, it's the highest tower in Amsterdam. There's an imperial crown on top of the tower. It was awarded to the city by Emperor Maximilian in gratitude for support given to...
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Helga67
Oct 25, 2004

Westerkerk

If you visit Anne Frank Huis, you will most likely spot the tower of this beautiful church. It was built as the largest Protestant church in the Netherlands and opened in 1631. Unfortunately, it is...
CoAir13
Feb 07, 2005

De Keizerskroon (The crown of the emperor)

The Westerkerk was officially opened on Whitsunday 1631. It is built for Protestant services and is the the biggest Protestant church in the Netherlands.The tower bears the "golden" symbol of the...
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pieter_jan_v
Dec 25, 2010

Westerkerk

This church I liked the most. It's a beautiful church with a special tower, built between 1620 and 1638 in Dutch Renaissance style. It is said that Rembrandt was burried here. However, his grave was...
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Helga67
Oct 25, 2004

Westerkerk

The Westerkek is a beautiful building with a bell tower. According to my guide book it bears the imperial crown of Maximiliam of Austria which was his gift to the city in gratitude for support to the...
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Gypsystravels
Oct 20, 2006

Beautiful bells

Anybody who has read Anne Frank's diary will be familiar with the Westerkerk. She wrote about hearing the bells from inside the secret annexe, and was so disappointed when they were silenced. The...
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Rachael71
Aug 12, 2004

Bells of the Westertoren

Westerkerk just down the street from the Anne Frank House. Anne Frank would listen to the bells from the tower. A climb to the top is a must. For a very small fee you get a guided tour of the tower...
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Sprucebeer
Dec 28, 2004

Westerkerk, the tallest church

The Westerkerk ("western church") is a Protestant church, built in 1620-1631. Its spire is the highest church tower in Amsterdam, at 85 meters. It has a crown topping the spire which is the Imperial...
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spanishguy
Sep 07, 2008

Westerkerk from the Terrace

Here's a "magic-hour" shot just south of the Westerkerk (West Church) from the terrace of my apartment near the Jordaan.Bells ring every 15 minutes, with the big show taking place at midnight. After a...
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davequ
Dec 27, 2004

Westerkerk's Bell Tower ~ The Westertoren

I have decided to add the "Westertoren" or Westerkerk's Tower or Bell Tower as a separate tip because it almost seems to be a separate entity from the church, and it has some of its very own...
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starship
Jul 16, 2016

Churches: Westerkerk (Western church)

It was the same H. de Keyser that started building the Westerkerk, (Western church). He started work in 1620, but is son was eventually the one that finished the job. The church has striking...
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Pavlik_NL
Dec 14, 2003

Westerkerk tower

The tower of the Westerkerk is the highest in Amsterdam. On top of the tower stands the crown of emperor Maximilian. It is bright yellowish gold with some red details. It looks beautiful, especially...
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martin_nl
Jun 29, 2003
 
 
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Things to Do Near Westerkerk - Westertoren

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Anne Frank House

When we knew for sure that we would be visiting Amsterdam, one of the sites we most anticipated visiting was the "Anne Frank House." Nearly everyone in our immediate family is interested in World War...
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Tulip Museum

Also on Prinsengracht, at number 116, on the opposite side of the canal to the Anne Frank House Museum, and next to the Cheese Museum is a small museum called the Tulip...
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Electric Ladyland

Remember those disco nights when you see all things in bright colors? I mean not those you see after smoking some stuff, but rather those which arises from illumination with black light. You may find...
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Jordaan District

Build in 1616 on order by local merchant Jan Janszoon Oly, the Sint Andries Hofje was a place were poor elderly Catholic people could live. The houses around the inner court were ready in 1617 and...
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Singel Canal

Without a doubt Herengracht is the most beautiful of the three. Here lived the most importan tradesmen. Here you can see the most ancient warehouse (year 1.600) in the numbers 43-45. The number 54 is...
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Houseboats Museums

*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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