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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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)
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.
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
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