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#1 of 298 attractions in Amsterdam
Category: Theaters; Concerts; Historic Sites
Owner description: The Royal Concertgebouw is one of the world's most famous concert halls renowned for its exceptional acoustics. With 700... more » Owner description: The Royal Concertgebouw is one of the world's most famous concert halls renowned for its exceptional acoustics. With 700 concerts a year the Concertgebouw offers a varied programme featuring leading international musicians, orchestras, and conductors. The hall functions as a home base for the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, one of the very best orchestras in the world. Time and time again, critics have lauded its unique sound, which clearly stands out among thousands of others. Behind-the-scenes tours provide a look into the concert hall's rich history. There are scheduled tours three times a week and for groups available on request. From September to June at 12:30pm. Every Wednesday, there is a free 30 minute concert in the Concertgebouw. This is often a public rehearsal from world famous orchestras or ensembles that will perform, for a fee, later that evening. « less
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#2 of 298 attractions in Amsterdam
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Category: Libraries

If you are visiting Amsterdam, do not overlook the new waterside Public Library (see: ARUP - design firm). It is a 10 minutes walk from Centraal Station; there are 500 computer... more »

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#3 of 298 attractions in Amsterdam
Category: Bodies of Water
Along with the Herengracht and Keizersgracht, one of the three major canals that shape the city.
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#4 of 298 attractions in Amsterdam
Owner description: Please note a reservation is required. Room of Riddles is the first real-life escape game in Amsterdam! Get yourself locked... more » Owner description: Please note a reservation is required. Room of Riddles is the first real-life escape game in Amsterdam! Get yourself locked in a room with 2 to 4 friends, and find your way out. How? Think out of the box and enjoy the ride! « less
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#5 of 298 attractions in Amsterdam
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Category: Historic Sites; History Museums; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Specialty Museums
Owner description: A Museum with a Story. Visit the hiding place where Anne Frank wrote her diary during the Second World War. For more than two... more » Owner description: A Museum with a Story. Visit the hiding place where Anne Frank wrote her diary during the Second World War. For more than two years, Anne Frank lived secretively with the other people in hiding in the back part of her father’s office building at # 263 Prinsengracht. « less
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#6 of 298 attractions in Amsterdam
Category: Art Museums; Museums
Owner description: The Rijksmuseum hosts an impressive collection of paintings from the Middle Ages to the 20th century. Including works by... more » Owner description: The Rijksmuseum hosts an impressive collection of paintings from the Middle Ages to the 20th century. Including works by Rembrandt, Vermeer, Frans Hals, and more! Most famous is Rembrandt's masterpiece the Night Watch.The museum is being renovated and will reopen completely in April 2013. In the meantime, 400 masterpieces from the 17th century Dutch Golden Age are on show daily from 9 am to 6 pm. « less
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#7 of 298 attractions in Amsterdam
Category: Neighborhoods
Owner description: This charming neighborhood is Amsterdam's Greenwich Village, with its narrow alleys, leafy canals lined with 17th-century... more » Owner description: This charming neighborhood is Amsterdam's Greenwich Village, with its narrow alleys, leafy canals lined with 17th-century houses, quirky specialty shops, cafes and designer boutiques. « less
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#8 of 298 attractions in Amsterdam
Category: Art Museums
Owner description: The world's largest collection from the Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) features more than 200 paintings and 600... more » Owner description: The world's largest collection from the Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) features more than 200 paintings and 600 drawings. « less
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#9 of 298 attractions in Amsterdam
Category: History Museums; Museums
Owner description: This museum (also called Our Lord in the Attic Chapel) is housed in a charming canal house with 17th-century period rooms... more » Owner description: This museum (also called Our Lord in the Attic Chapel) is housed in a charming canal house with 17th-century period rooms and, as a surprise to many visitors, a clandestine church in the attic, which was used by the Roman Catholics who were not allowed to worship publicly after 1578. « less
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#10 of 298 attractions in Amsterdam
Category: Bodies of Water
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#11 of 298 attractions in Amsterdam
Category: Bodies of Water
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#12 of 298 attractions in Amsterdam
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Category: Parks
Owner description: Amsterdam's most famous park was designed and built in 1850 and today is a popular place for tourists and residents who can... more » Owner description: Amsterdam's most famous park was designed and built in 1850 and today is a popular place for tourists and residents who can enjoy a variety of outdoor activities such as biking, hiking, jogging and picnicking. « less
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#13 of 298 attractions in Amsterdam
Category: History Museums
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#14 of 298 attractions in Amsterdam
Category: Parks
Owner description: Covering an area of almost 1000 hectares, the Amsterdamse Bos is one of the largest city parks in Europe. It contains 150... more » Owner description: Covering an area of almost 1000 hectares, the Amsterdamse Bos is one of the largest city parks in Europe. It contains 150 indigenous species of trees and over 200 species of birds. The park sits to the South of central Amsterdam and can easily be reached by bike, tram or metro from the city center. « less
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#15 of 298 attractions in Amsterdam
Category: Historic Sites; Art Museums
Owner description: Rembrandt lived and worked from 1639 to 1658 in this 17th-century house, which today is a museum that pays tribute to the... more » Owner description: Rembrandt lived and worked from 1639 to 1658 in this 17th-century house, which today is a museum that pays tribute to the artist's life and career. « less
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#16 of 298 attractions in Amsterdam
Category: Theaters
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#17 of 298 attractions in Amsterdam
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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#18 of 298 attractions in Amsterdam
Category: Specialty Museums
Owner description: With a collection of more than 4000 bags, purses, trunks, pouches, cases and accessories dating from the late Middle Ages... more » Owner description: With a collection of more than 4000 bags, purses, trunks, pouches, cases and accessories dating from the late Middle Ages until today, the Museum of Bags and Purses in Amsterdam is the largest of its kind in the world. « less
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#19 of 298 attractions in Amsterdam
Category: Zoos
Artis Zoo, just to the east of central Amsterdam, provides a good deal for children.
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#20 of 298 attractions in Amsterdam
Category: Educational Sites
Owner description: The House of Bols Cocktail & Genever Experience (located opposite the Van Gogh Museum) offers a truly interactive experience... more » Owner description: The House of Bols Cocktail & Genever Experience (located opposite the Van Gogh Museum) offers a truly interactive experience into the world of cocktails and the exciting bartending culture, as well as a glimpse into the history of the world's oldest distilled brand: Bols Amsterdam 1575. A visit to the House of Bols is a spectacular journey for all your senses in which you learn how to taste a delicious cocktail of your choice. « less
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#21 of 298 attractions in Amsterdam
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
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#22 of 298 attractions in Amsterdam
Category: Museums
Owner description: Gunther von Hagens' BODY WORLDS: The Happiness Project in Amsterdam marks an entirely new chapter in the already impressive... more » Owner description: Gunther von Hagens' BODY WORLDS: The Happiness Project in Amsterdam marks an entirely new chapter in the already impressive range of BODY WORLDS exhibitions. Recipe for happiness The exhibition tells the amazing story of our bodies and the influence that the emotional phenomenon of 'happiness' has on our health. Over 200 anatomical specimens of real human bodies reveal the complexity, resilience and vulnerability of the body. BODY WORLDS: The Happiness Project is a specially-developed interactive exhibition examining what happiness is, the science behind it, and its effects on both body and mind. Take a fascinating journey through the human body. « less
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#23 of 298 attractions in Amsterdam
Owner description: The Postcard Experience is an interactive, audio-visual attraction for tourists. In our beautifully decorated studio in the... more » Owner description: The Postcard Experience is an interactive, audio-visual attraction for tourists. In our beautifully decorated studio in the heart of Amsterdam, you can play the leading role in a moving postcard. You will be filmed in front of a green wall which we replace with special effects. In the final movie you will be seen around the main attractions of Amsterdam and Holland. This digital postcard can be shared with friends and family by email, Facebook, Twitter or any other social media! Sending postcard 2.0! « less
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#25 of 298 attractions in Amsterdam
Category: Neighborhoods; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
This neighborhhod of "nine little streets" is full of quirky stores selling clothing, books, art, food and lots more.
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#26 of 298 attractions in Amsterdam
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
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#27 of 298 attractions in Amsterdam
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Architectural Buildings
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#28 of 298 attractions in Amsterdam
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Historic Sites
Tucked away just off Spui, this delightful collection of houses arranged around an open court is well worth searching out.
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#29 of 298 attractions in Amsterdam
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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#30 of 298 attractions in Amsterdam
Category: History Museums
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