City Guide

City Guide

Dam square

Dam square was created in the 13th century when a dam was built around the river Amstel to prevent the sea from swarming the city. On Dam square nowadays you can find food stalls, restaurants, shops and shopping centres including the trendy Bijenkorf, Magna Plaza, Bonneterie and the Amsterdam Diamond centre.

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Charlie + Mary

Fashion reacts to changes in society and is there to inspire. Like ‘Coco Chanel’ once wisely said: “Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening.”. And that is what we think TRUE fashion

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Huisboot Museum

Being a houseboat owner I noticed how curious passers-by were about its interior. I was bombarded with questions. How are you supplied with water and electricity? Where does the waste water go? Isn’t it cold, damp and dark onboard? All questions to which people desired an answer. And so the idea to open up a

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Pianola Museum

The Pianola Museum is located in the Jordaan, a 17th century quarter of Amsterdam, west of the old town centre. The museum has a collection of automatic pianos and related objects. There are over 25.000 music rolls in the museum archive. Nearly all of them can be played on the different instruments in the museum.

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A Fusion

A major part of the Sea Dike and the New Market forms the heart of Chinatown. A Fusion is a trendy asian restaurant with a creative mix of asian flavours. Try dim-sum snacks and bubble tea, a delicious cold drink.

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420 Café

The 420 Café is not only one of the most central Amsterdam coffee shops, located a short walk from Central Station, it is also one of the most welcoming. Friendly, knowledgeable staff are on hand, happy to offer advice about anything on the menu.

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Casablanca Variété

Casablanca Variété is a meeting place for circus performers, but also a restaurant, café and theatre. Inside the walls are covered with colourful circus photos, posters and other memorabilia and recordings of great circus and theatre performances are displayed on the TVs. In the restaurant area you’ll find stylish tables and comfortable upholstered chairs. The

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Rembrandtplein

Welcoming cozy Versatile “Het Rembrandtplein”, “Het Thorbeckeplein”  and the surrounding streets are the many varied hangouts of Amsterdam-Centrum’s most popular nightlife district.

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Heineken Experience

At this museum you won’t just learn about the history of the most famous brand of beer on the planet, but you’ll be able to experience it. Walking through the four floors of the former Heineken brewery, you’ll be able to see, hear, touch, smell and, of course, taste beer. You’ll even find out what it feels

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Amsterdam Harbour Cruise

Spot a Russian submarine and a gigantic sea container ship. Or be amazed by th emodern architecture along the IJ waterfront. You can get a breath of fresh air on the upper deck or enjoy listening to the stories by the guide, in the atmospheric saloon of the ship.

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Around Rembrandtplein (Black bike)

The Rembrandtplein is one of Amsterdam’s central hotspots. Some of the best night time venues are located near the square. During the day time you can find the Flowermarket just a around the corner. Save yourself the hassle and costs of getting a taxi at night and hop on a Black Bike before you explore

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Yellow Bike (Oudezijds Armsteeg)

Since 1990 is Yellow Bike Amsterdam’s first and original company for guided bike tours and bicycle rental. Our team of friendly and knowledgeable guides look forward to welcoming you to the real Amsterdam ride. Let them show you all the highlights and beauty of one of the world’s greatest cities. Amsterdam.. we know it, we

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BW Apollo Museum Hotel

You are looking for a hotel in the city centre. Apollo Museumhotel is located in the heart of Amsterdam. Our hotel is located right next to the Rijksmuseum and is ideal for a city trip, or if you are attending meetings in the centre. Everything is within walking distance. World-class museums close to the hotel

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Hotel Dwars

Let Dwars be your starting point to explore all the wonderful experiences of Amsterdam. Located in the city centre just a few steps away from the vibrant Utrechtsestraat which is known for its outstanding shopping and sumptuous food. Our friendly hotel, with nine rooms, is the place to return to after a long day or,

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Dam square

Dam square was created in the 13th century when a dam was built around the river Amstel to prevent the sea from swarming the city. On Dam square nowadays you can find food stalls, restaurants, shops and shopping centres including the trendy Bijenkorf, Magna Plaza, Bonneterie and the Amsterdam Diamond centre.

Read More »

Charlie + Mary

Fashion reacts to changes in society and is there to inspire. Like ‘Coco Chanel’ once wisely said: “Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening.”. And that is what we think TRUE fashion

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The National Maritime Museum

Guest notification: You can skip the ticket line by showing your ticket at the midsection. How the Dutch explore the world! The National Maritime Museum in Amsterdam shows you how the sea has shaped our Dutch culture. Discover more than 500 years of maritime history through stimulating and interactive exhibitions. Enter our ships on the jetty or

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The Amsterdam Dungeon

Open 11.00 till 18.00. Fri, Sat till 21.00. The Amsterdam Dungeon, the underworld of Amsterdam to life in special shows with professional actors. These are the 80 minutes that you will not soon forget. Travel back in time exactly to the darkest days in Amsterdam where murder, plague and fire were the order of the day. The

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A Fusion

A major part of the Sea Dike and the New Market forms the heart of Chinatown. A Fusion is a trendy asian restaurant with a creative mix of asian flavours. Try dim-sum snacks and bubble tea, a delicious cold drink.

Read More »

420 Café

The 420 Café is not only one of the most central Amsterdam coffee shops, located a short walk from Central Station, it is also one of the most welcoming. Friendly, knowledgeable staff are on hand, happy to offer advice about anything on the menu.

Read More »

Casablanca Variété

Casablanca Variété is a meeting place for circus performers, but also a restaurant, café and theatre. Inside the walls are covered with colourful circus photos, posters and other memorabilia and recordings of great circus and theatre performances are displayed on the TVs. In the restaurant area you’ll find stylish tables and comfortable upholstered chairs. The

Read More »

Rembrandtplein

Welcoming cozy Versatile “Het Rembrandtplein”, “Het Thorbeckeplein”  and the surrounding streets are the many varied hangouts of Amsterdam-Centrum’s most popular nightlife district.

Read More »

Heineken Experience

At this museum you won’t just learn about the history of the most famous brand of beer on the planet, but you’ll be able to experience it. Walking through the four floors of the former Heineken brewery, you’ll be able to see, hear, touch, smell and, of course, taste beer. You’ll even find out what it feels

Read More »

Amsterdam Harbour Cruise

Spot a Russian submarine and a gigantic sea container ship. Or be amazed by th emodern architecture along the IJ waterfront. You can get a breath of fresh air on the upper deck or enjoy listening to the stories by the guide, in the atmospheric saloon of the ship.

Read More »

Around Rembrandtplein (Black bike)

The Rembrandtplein is one of Amsterdam’s central hotspots. Some of the best night time venues are located near the square. During the day time you can find the Flowermarket just a around the corner. Save yourself the hassle and costs of getting a taxi at night and hop on a Black Bike before you explore

Read More »

Yellow Bike (Oudezijds Armsteeg)

Since 1990 is Yellow Bike Amsterdam’s first and original company for guided bike tours and bicycle rental. Our team of friendly and knowledgeable guides look forward to welcoming you to the real Amsterdam ride. Let them show you all the highlights and beauty of one of the world’s greatest cities. Amsterdam.. we know it, we

Read More »

BW Apollo Museum Hotel

You are looking for a hotel in the city centre. Apollo Museumhotel is located in the heart of Amsterdam. Our hotel is located right next to the Rijksmuseum and is ideal for a city trip, or if you are attending meetings in the centre. Everything is within walking distance. World-class museums close to the hotel

Read More »

Hotel Dwars

Let Dwars be your starting point to explore all the wonderful experiences of Amsterdam. Located in the city centre just a few steps away from the vibrant Utrechtsestraat which is known for its outstanding shopping and sumptuous food. Our friendly hotel, with nine rooms, is the place to return to after a long day or,

Read More »