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Rembrandtplein

Rembrandtplein is a major square in central Amsterdam, Netherlands, named after Rembrandt van Rijn who owned a house nearby from 1639 to 1656.

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Oudekerksplein (Old Church’s Square)

Oudekerksplein marks the eastern end of the Red Light District and is wedged between the Warmoesstraat street and Oudezijds Voorburgwal canal. From the square, the Oudekerksburg bridge crosses the Oudezijds Voorburgwal canal and continues eastwards, through the Oudekennissteeg and Molensteeg alleys, towards the Oudezijds Achterburgwal and Zeedijk.

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Museumplein (Museum Square)

The Museumplein is a public space in the Museumkwartier neighbourhood of the Amsterdam-Zuid borough in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Located at the Museumplein are three major museums – the Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum, and Stedelijk Museum – and the concert hall Concertgebouw.

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Markenplein

Prior to 1970, Markenplein was named het oude Markenpleintje and before World War II it used to be a part of the Jewish district of Amsterdam. The name Markenplein symbolizes the bond between the new neighborhood and the old Jewish neighborhood. The pavement pattern was designed by the American artist Sol LeWitt. The square houses

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Dijkgraafplein

Dijkgraafplein is located in Amsterdam-Osdorp at the end of Tussen Meer in the neighborhood that is now known as ‘De Sharpen’. It is named after the office of dijkgraaf (the chairman of a waterboard) in 1962.

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High End Nanny Service

Do you stay in one of the luxury hotels of Amsterdam together with your children? The High End Nanny Service offers you reliable and multilingual 24/7 nanny services and is associate of over eighty hotels in Amsterdam. From the Conservatorium Hotel and the Intercontinental Amstel Hotel to the Okura Hotel and Sofitel The Grand Hotel.

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Begijnhof

The Begijnhof is one of the oldest hofjes in Amsterdam, Netherlands. A group of historic buildings, mostly private dwellings, centre on it. As the name suggests, it was originally a Béguinage. Today it is also the site of two churches, the Catholic Houten Huys and the English Reformed Church.

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Keizersgracht

Keizersgracht (literal English translation: Emperor’s Canal) is the second and widest of the three major canals in the city centre of Amsterdam, in between Herengracht and Prinsengracht. It is named after Emperor Maximilian of Austria.

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Van Stapele

The cosy, warm atmosphere of our shop will briefly take you back to the Amsterdam of olden days. The aroma of freshly baked cookies slowly drifts towards you as soft piano music fills the air, and light reflected through crystal chandeliers sparkles down on rows of delicious cookies. While the hustle and bustle of the

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Trompettersteeg

The Trompettersteeg is Amsterdam’s narrowest street at only 100 centimetres wide. Despite its small size, it’s one of the busiest alleys in Amsterdam thanks to its location in the middle of the Red Light District.

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The Smallest House in Amsterdam

The smallest house in Amsterdam is located at Oude Hoogstraat 22 in the old city center of Amsterdam, next to the Oost-Indisch Huis and the gate to the Walloon Church. The house, by some called the “Smallest house of Europe”, is 2.02 meters (6 feet 8 inches) wide and 5 meters (16 feet 5 inches)

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Skinny bridge

The famous skinny bridge across the river Amstel and opposite of the Carré theatre, is an Old Dutch design wooden bridge known as a double-swipe (balanced) bridge. Tradition relates that the bridge was named after the sisters Mager, who were supposed to live on opposite sides of the river.

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Rai Amsterdam

Welcome to the RAI, a place that brings people together in the physical and virtual worlds, crossing borders and providing inspiration! Based in the famous city of Amsterdam, we’ve been uniting different worlds, people and markets for almost a century, at home and abroad.

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Public library OBA

The Amsterdam Public Library is a cultural organisation, whose aim is the promotion of the free flow of information within the community of Amsterdam. In addition the OBA provides a centre for meeting and education for all sections of the population. This generates many cultural and promotional activities organised to stimulate and propagate an interest in reading, education and the transfer of

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Pllek

Pllek is a creative hang-out at the NDSM wharf with a phenomenal view over the River IJ. This hotspot is composed of industrial raw materials with old shipping containers as the main building blocks.

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Hortus – botanical garden

The Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam is one of the oldest botanic gardens in the world. Located in the city centre of the Dutch capital, the garden is a beautiful and intimate place with an unique collection of plants. In the midst of busy city the Hortus offers an oasis of tranquillity, a flowery relief in the

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Hollandsche Manege

In the center of Amsterdam, a stone’s throw from Leidseplein and adjacent to the Vondelpark is a well-kept secret. An unobtrusive gateway in the Vondelstraat gives access to Europe’s most beautiful city administration; The Dutch Riding School.

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