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- Canal Cruises
- Car Rental
- City of Diamonds
- Department Stores
Amsterdams largest upmarket departmentstore. Six floors of everything you could possibly desire.
- Excursions & Attractions
De Zaanse Schans
One of the highlights of the Netherlands. Packed with windmills, traditional crafts and museums.
House of Bols
The Coctail & Genever Experience tour including a coctail.
Enjoy the most complete Dutch country side tour including Volendam, Marken, Edam and many windmills.
- Museums & Sights
The Rembrandt House is entirely devoted to the life and work of Dutch Master Rembrandt van Rijn.
One of the best known museums of The Netherlands, housing paintings by the great masters of the 17th century: Frans Hals, Jan Steen, Vermeer and Rembrandt.
Van Gogh Museum
The Van Gogh museum contains the largest collection of paintings by Vincent van Gogh in the world. The museum also holds an extensive offer of exhibitions on various subjects from 19th century art history.
- Public Transport
A day ticket - valid for 24 hours - offers you unlimited access to all GVB trams, (night)buses and metros throughout the entire city. You can also buy multi-day tickets for 2 - 7 days. Tickets are available at the GVB Tickets & Info kiosk opposite Central Station, selected hotels, VVV ticket shops and tobacco shops.
- Restaurants & Cafés
Dine in style at the acclaimed Bridges restaurant, Amsterdam's finest seafood
Ciel Bleu **
Awarded two Michelin stars, Ciel Bleu offers a unique take on French cuisine.
Taste the flavours of the world in restaurant La Place. For the best and highest Amsterdam city view visit La Place at the OBA
La Rive *
One of the Netherlands' leading restaurants, marked by a long tradition of culinary delights. The Michelin star awarded restaurant serves delicacies from the French-Mediterranean cuisine. Tel +31 (0) 20 5203264
Roberto's 'The Italian restaurant' at Hilton
reservations +31 (0) 7106025
Outstanding Italian Cuisine
1054 ES Amsterdam
Tel +31 (0) 205898870
Enjoy authentic Japanese cuisine in the only traditional Japanese restaurant with a Michelin star in Europe.
- Shopping Areas
The <em>'9 Streets'</em> are an ideal framework to explore Amsterdam in all its facets and richness. Moreover you'll have the experience that the quarter itself is an exclusive shopping area with an unmatched range of shops, studios, restaurants and hotels.
Fashion & Museum District
Everyone who is anyone in Holland stocks up the wardrobe along P.C. Hooftstraat and Van Baerlestraat. Restrainedly chic local designers rub shoulders with big international names, while the super-smart take a break from retail therapy in elegant cafes.
The Kalverstraat is the most famous shopping street of The Netherlands, with a history of more than six hundred years.
Nieuwendijk, just north of the Dam, is one of Amsterdam's busiest shopping streets. Leading Dutch brands can be found alongside the not so mainstream, from colourful boots and leather jackets to skate boards. On the Dam itself is the famous Bijenkorf department store, for one-stop shopping in style.
If you collect antiques or modern art, the Spiegelkwartier is the place to go. Just across the bridge opposite the Rijksmuseum you will find this historical neighbourhood with its typical old Dutch houses. This area had been the heart of the national art and antiques trade for the past eighty years and has a friendly relaxed atmosphere. There are few places in the world where you will find such a stunning choice of art and antiques.
Once a quarter where taverns brimmed with sailors, this patchwork of streets and canals just south of Central Station is one of the oldest parts of town. Today you'll find restaurants and cafes, the occasional gallery and Amsterdam's China Town.
- Shopping Malls
The Kalvertoren, a gleaming shoppingcenter surprisingly spread over three levels, is situated in the ambience of the historic centre. Easily reached by various forms of public transport or on foot from the Kalverstraat, Heiligeweg and Singel streets, more than thirty modern outlets offer unparalleled shopping leisure.
Across the way, behind the Royal Palace, is the palatial Magna Plaza mall. Housed in a 19th-century national monument the Magna Plaza offers more than 40 specialist shops and restaurants over four different floors, and is open seven days a week.
- Tax Free Shopping
- The Golden Keys