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One more Day, Anything I missed?

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One more Day, Anything I missed?

Probably my only trip to Amsterdam and I want to know if I missed anything

I did so far

Walking Tours of City

Walking Tour of Red Light District

Zanse Schanse

Anne Frank House

Riksmuseum

Museum park

Vondel park

Van Gough Museum

Diamond Museum

Canal Tour

Jewish Museum

Ajax Amsterdam game

The Heinekein Experience is on for tommorrow, but I still have time for anything that I might have missed

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Amsterdam, The...
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1. Re: One more Day, Anything I missed?

You could go climb Westerkerk tower for great views over the Jordaan and canal belt, or have drinks at the rooftop bar in DoubleTree hotel, nice views over the oldest part of the city.

Or go to Noordermarkt vintage market in the morning (until about 1pm) and have the city's best apple pie at Winkel 43.

Or Albert Cuyp market near Heineken Experience and try 'poffertjes' (mini pancakes with powdered sugar) or 'stroopwafels' (maple syrup waffles) there and have lunch at Bazar.

Or go to Stadsarchief / City Archives and see the Ed vd Elsken photo exhibition of Amsterdam in the fifties, sixties and seventies.

Edited: 3:23 pm, August 24, 2014
Amsterdam, The...
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2. Re: One more Day, Anything I missed?

Check the mixed reviews about the Heineken Experience and maybe visit Brewery 't IJ instead...

Amsterdam, The...
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3. Re: One more Day, Anything I missed?

"maybe visit Brewery 't IJ instead..."

just to clarify: http://www.brouwerijhetij.nl/pub/

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4. Re: One more Day, Anything I missed?

Coffeeshop.

Orlando, Florida
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5. Re: One more Day, Anything I missed?

We replaced Heineken with Brewery 't IJ on our itinerary as well. But we're considering the House of Bols tour if we can fit it in.

Essen, Germany
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6. Re: One more Day, Anything I missed?

What about the Amsterdam DNA Museum, I found it very interesting

http://amsterdammuseum.nl/en/amsterdam-dna-0

Or a canal house museum, typical for the former Amsterdam, as Museum Van Loon or Museum Geelvinck

iamsterdam.com/en-GB/…20Amsterdam

It just takes about 1 hour or slightly more each (not the DNA, that takes longer)

Or a short ferry ride across the Ij and a visit of the famous new film museum Eye

https://www.eyefilm.nl/

Just some more suggestions.

Edited: 8:46 am, August 25, 2014
Maryland
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7. Re: One more Day, Anything I missed?

I enjoyed Amsterdam Historical Museum about how the area developed. The Tropical Museum is very good and the Artis Zoo is nearby with the butterfly aviary.

Experts-- What is the lovely little hidden area near Spuistraat where pensioners used to retire?? And the secret entrance ? Worth a visit if you can find it.

Cheers!

Sunny

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8. Re: One more Day, Anything I missed?

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Begijnhof,_Amsterdam

Essen, Germany
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9. Re: One more Day, Anything I missed?

There are two entrances, one of them is easier to find:-)

It´s a very calm and peaceful area in the middle of all the hustle and bustle in the city.

Edited: 10:49 am, August 25, 2014
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