City Guide

City Guide

Old Amsterdam Damrak

The centre of Amsterdam is home to three Old Amsterdam Cheese Store’s shops where you can buy your cheese-themed souvenir! Our cheese experts are always pleased to give you a warm welcome and your very own cheese experience. The store sells mainly the world’s famous ‘Old Amsterdam’ cheese, which is largely known by the Dutch

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Geiten wollen winkel

Ever heard of a ”granola” or ”treehugger”? Those names refer to people we mockingly think about as very eco friendly. We imagine them being hippies, living in huts, wearing thick woollen socks and making everything themselves. Although we mock those stereotypes, we are always very thankful that they paved the way for an eco friendly

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Nemo Science Center

Discover the world for yourself: that’s NEMO’s philosophy. For every visitor, young or old, there are plenty of surprises in store, packed with fun and useful knowledge about science and technology. Marvel at the world around you, awaken your curiosity and develop your own ideas about how the world works.

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Museum Willet Holthuysen

In 1895, Mrs Willet-Holthuysen left this 17th century double canal-side house to the city of Amsterdam, including the contents and the artworks collected by her deceased spouse Abraham Willet. On the first and second floors, the impressive ballroom, the dining room, the lounges, the garden room and the corridor illustrate how the wealthy Willet couple lived. 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.

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Boom Chicago

Boom Chicago creates smart and funny comedy shows at our theater on the Rozengracht in Amsterdam. A Boom show is a fast-paced mix of sharp writing, quick improvisation, video, music and technology. You and your friends enjoy the show from a table with buckets of beer and bottles of wine.

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Grey Area

Grey Area Coffeeshop is famous all over the world as the Original Home of Double Bubble Gum, Stonehedge, Wobbler, 4077, Yellow Cab and the Grey Mist Crystal – Trichromes. G.A. is also known for the great selection of Bongs that are there for your smoking pleasure! Visit coffeeshop Grey Area in Amsterdam. This high cultural

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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 Zuidas (Black Bike)

The Zuidas is Amsterdam’s prime business location, an urban hub with international allure. As the name suggests in Dutch the district has an ideal strategic location, to the south of the city centre and in close proximity to Schiphol Airport.

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Europcar (Amsterdam Airport)

Europcar has partnered with WeForest so that together we can plant trees in the desert and give nature a helping hand. Each time you rent a car, all you have to do is donate a green fee of just 50 euro cents. Then Europcar matches your donation, so that together we plant two trees in

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Amsterdam Amstel Station

This station near the river Amstel (south-east of the centre) opened in 1939. The main hall has some interesting art-deco murals and a few shops including Bruna (newsagents), Albert Heijn To Go (mini-supermarket), ETOS (chemist) plus a Julia’s and Starbucks. Rail tickets can be purchased at the ticket machines or the NS Tickets & Service

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Shelter Jordan Hostel

-The Shelter Jordan Amsterdam Hostel is located in Amsterdam’s city centre, right in the middle of the picturesque Jordaan area. -The Jordaan in Amsterdam is famous for its beautiful canals, 17th century houses, elegant terraces, brown cafes, endless restaurants, and trendy boutiques. -The Shelter Jordan Amsterdam Hostel is just a few minutes’ walk away from

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HIEX Arena Towers

Contemporary Amsterdam hotel with free WiFi and direct train links to city centre and airport A five-minute walk from Amsterdam Bijlmer ArenA metro and train station, Holiday Inn® Amsterdam – Arena Towers keeps you connected to central Amsterdam and other popular Dutch cities. The A2 and A9 motorways are a few minutes’ drive away and

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Old Amsterdam Damrak

The centre of Amsterdam is home to three Old Amsterdam Cheese Store’s shops where you can buy your cheese-themed souvenir! Our cheese experts are always pleased to give you a warm welcome and your very own cheese experience. The store sells mainly the world’s famous ‘Old Amsterdam’ cheese, which is largely known by the Dutch

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Geiten wollen winkel

Ever heard of a ”granola” or ”treehugger”? Those names refer to people we mockingly think about as very eco friendly. We imagine them being hippies, living in huts, wearing thick woollen socks and making everything themselves. Although we mock those stereotypes, we are always very thankful that they paved the way for an eco friendly

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Museum Anne Frank House

Anne Frank was a Jewish girl hiding in a secret home in Amsterdam during the Second World War, to escape the Nazis. Of the eight people who hid in this house, only Anne’s father survived. After Anne’s death, she became famous for the dairy she wrote while hiding from the nazis.

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The Rembrandt House

Rembrandt is Holland’s most successful artist. This house is where he lived, between 1639 and 1658. The Amsterdam Rembrandt House Museum showcases Rembrandt’s rooms and his workshop. The furniture and objects from the epoch are carefully presented. A collection of almost all Rembrandt’s prints (more than 250), his possible tools and the graphic techniques he

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Sawaddee Ka

In our restaurant you can get to know the North-East Thai cuisine. Our meals are nicely spicy, certainly not too hot, and our chicken is halal.

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PANCAKES Amsterdam Centraal

PANCAKES Amsterdam brings a new twist to traditional pancake houses with exceptionally high quality food and friendly service. PANCAKES Amsterdam was founded in 2007. Ten years later they Have grown and expanded to three unique locations, all situated in the heart of Amsterdam. The first is situated in the Nine Streets,the second is opposite Central

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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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Gelderlandplein

Gelderlandplein, south of the city centre, is the location of one of Amsterdam’s biggest shopping malls, with over 80 outlets including most of the major national chains. It is the place to find not only your daily basics, but also smaller more specialized shops – delicatessens or quirkier clothes stores – for gifts or personal treats

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Body Worlds

The exhibition tells the amazing story of our bodies and the influence that the emotional phenomenon of ‘happiness’ has on our health.

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The Torture Museum

The Torture Museum provides a vivid image of this painful past. The international exhibition “Punishments and Verdicts in the Middle Ages” includes over 40 instruments of punishment from different parts of Europe, from the inquisition chair to the guillotine. They are illustrated with engravings and described with historical background information in eight languages.

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Around Muiderpoort (Black Bike)

The recently revamped district of Oostpoort is located on the old premises of the Oostergasfabriek. This old gas factory was – along with the Westergasfabriek – Amsterdam’s main gas supplier. Converted back in 2004, the Westergasfabriek is now an established hub for culture, food and nightlife. Just like Westergasfabriek, there are high expectations for this

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Mac Bike (Oosterdokskade)

Amsterdam is the perfect city TO EXPLORE by bike. Cycling is the most economical, sustainable and fun way to explore the city, with its beautiful canals, parks, squares, and countless lights. You can also bike along lovely landscapes dotted with windmills outside of Amsterdam.

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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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