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Anne Frank House
#1 of 309 Sights & Landmarks in Amsterdam
Very sobering and informative site about the life of Anne Frank and her family and a poignant reminder of the atrocities of WW2 and Nazi persecution of the Jewish people.
Anne Frank House one of the must see and learn its history!Very sobering trip and view of what happend.The Museum is well organised and very informative from the jewish life in the 2 World War.This visit was very...
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The Jordaan
#2 of 309 Sights & Landmarks in Amsterdam
Picturesque canals, great canal view cafes for drinking a beer or glass of wine, great food, the best apple cake we ever had at Winkels, and endless walking makes this a great place to just stroll and soak in the...
We rented an apartment in the Jordaan and it was the perfect location for us - easy to walk to the canal boat at Anne Frank Huis, near great restaurants and coffee shops, easy access to other sights, and still a h...
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Centraal Station
#3 of 309 Sights & Landmarks in Amsterdam
Marvelous sides of the station: one takes you to the city by the river and the other takes you to the sea, you will have a Koolhaas architecture and boats view with the fresh, breezing nord sea air.
One of the landmark place to visit and must see if you are visiting Amsterdam.! Shopping - needn't go anywhere if you are on the lookout for seeds/mushrooms and cakes - they have plenty.
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Dam Square
#4 of 309 Sights & Landmarks in Amsterdam
From here you can pic a path and start your adventure; surrounded by city sites and shopping centres, restaurants and quaint cafes, it is a definite mist do when visiting Amsterdam!
Host many brilliant and wonderful sights like the new church, but also and especially the royal palace which is absolutely stunning!
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Hagelswag
#5 of 309 Sights & Landmarks in Amsterdam
Red Light District
#7 of 309 Sights & Landmarks in Amsterdam
Amazing place with lots to do, pubs/clubs/coffee shops, peep shows, museums and just taking in the views brilliant lively atmosphere down there, a whole different world compared to living in the U.K! Visiting...
Fantastic during the day canals /boats/bikes /slow pace /cafe culture great photo opportunities and then into the night buzzing extrodinary sights must see
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Amsterdam Canal Ring
#8 of 309 Sights & Landmarks in Amsterdam
The best way to see the wonderful canal houses and their amazing architecture is to take an small open boat tour where you have an unobstructed view and can take great photos.
Amsterdam Canal Ring is beautiful canals lines with historic homes all with a water view, we picknicked while watching restoration of one of the homes along the banks really quite fascinating.
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De Poezenboot
#9 of 309 Sights & Landmarks in Amsterdam
I had been meaning to visit this boat for a couple of years and finally got to view it yesterday!
De Duif
#10 of 309 Sights & Landmarks in Amsterdam
Wonderful to take a stroll along the canals and view the splendour of Amsterdam!
All the grachten are very pretty, but Prinsengracht has probably the best selection of cozy cafes with perfect views and friendly service.
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Portuguese Synagogue
#12 of 309 Sights & Landmarks in Amsterdam
Very interesting to visit the 4 historical sites about the Jewish history in Amsterdam and the Holocaust effect on the community here during the occupation and war years
The trio of sites are a sobering experience portraying the vibrant Jewish culture that once thrived in Holland and was destroyed in the Holocaust however the still functioning synagogue is a testament to the resil...
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Brouwersgracht
#14 of 309 Sights & Landmarks in Amsterdam
Besides the great sites here you also have some fabulous pubs,bars and restaurants including Cafe Thijssen,Cafe Tabac,Het Papeneiland,At Letting and many many more.
You will be rewarded with peaceful views.. great shops and places to eat...
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The Smallest House in Amsterdam
#15 of 309 Sights & Landmarks in Amsterdam
You get a private little table in an extremely cosy room next to the window with view on the street.
A must see landmark/cafe
Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House)
#16 of 309 Sights & Landmarks in Amsterdam
... and there was a demonstration of how paints were made in the 17th C and a vg film downstairs on Rembrandt s life and times.Finding the site was a bit confusing.There is a wonderful market to walk thro en route.
Many etchings and paintings are on view and the audio guide describes how the master’s work had a great effect on later artists, especially those in the 19th century.
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The Amstel
#17 of 309 Sights & Landmarks in Amsterdam
It is a great walk and you pass many unique sites including Magere Brug( and other bridges too), the city Hall, the Opera House, and the Koninklijk Theater Carre.
The city is, obviously, full of canals and this one delivers with everything a visitor would want--bridges, boats, street art, bikes, and views of historic homes, shops and churches.
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Body Worlds
#19 of 309 Sights & Landmarks in Amsterdam
Everything we saw was fascinating and we really took our time to read the placards and view the specimens from all possible angles.
One should set aside one and a half to two hours for a visit to a very unique site in central Amsterdam.
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Willet-Holthuysen Museum
#22 of 309 Sights & Landmarks in Amsterdam
The house is lovingly maintained, and gives a fascinating view of how the well-to-do citizens of Amsterdam used to live.
The views of the gardens from each floor are worth the climb.
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Begijnhof
#23 of 309 Sights & Landmarks in Amsterdam
We were determined to finish all the sights on Rick's Amsterdam walk that we had been trying to do for three days and I'm glad we did because this was like a little jewel of a place right of the Kalverstraat.
A lovely Protestant and Catholic Church on opposite sites.
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Cafe Hoppe
#24 of 309 Sights & Landmarks in Amsterdam
Landmark and excellent cafe
The Hoppe cafe next door has a much longer menu and pleasant seating in a lass extension to view the busy Spui
Royal Palace Amsterdam
#25 of 309 Sights & Landmarks in Amsterdam
The rooms and halls open to the public are sumptuously decorated and it was a real pleasure to be able to view the various works of art, furnishings and architectural features of the palace.
Great Historical Site
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De 9 Straatjes
#27 of 309 Sights & Landmarks in Amsterdam
Beautiful views of the canals, historic houses, and wonderful boutiques and small independently-owned shops to visit.
Loved this part of the city for its beautiful canal views, great little shops and numerous restaurants.
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St. Nicholas Basilica
#28 of 309 Sights & Landmarks in Amsterdam
St Nicholas Basilica is the first major landmark you will see from arriving into Centraal Train Station in Amsterdam and is a stunning looking church that looks superb when viewed across the canals.
The cathedral also has an excellent web site for directions and times/places of services.
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Haarlemmerstraat
#29 of 309 Sights & Landmarks in Amsterdam
Unfortunately (from my point of view) the number of coffee shops (where soft drugs are sold) is increasing.
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Rembrandtplein
#30 of 309 Sights & Landmarks in Amsterdam
Locating our hotel near the Museumplein was probably one of our most important vacation decisions since the site provided easy transport to both the Central Station and airport, was in walking distance of all the...
Nice views of the canals and some statues and local life.
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Leiden Square (Leidseplein)
#31 of 309 Sights & Landmarks in Amsterdam
I visited this square many time during our visit Its central to many attraction , full of shops and restaurants You can set in one of the cafes there and enjoy the view :)
The area around this square is also awesome with many of Amsterdams most famous sites only a nice walk away .
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Museum Van Loon
#32 of 309 Sights & Landmarks in Amsterdam
This is one beautiful kept and restored golden age residential that gives you an inside view of the life of the riches at that time.
Very uncrowded, and can get close views of art, furniture, china, and other antiques.
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De Krijtberg - Sint Franciscus Xaveriuskerk
#33 of 309 Sights & Landmarks in Amsterdam
The great thing about walking around the wonderful area around the Singel Canal is the beautiful architectural sites that you come across and De Krijberg- Sint Francisus Xaveriuskerk is one such wonderful structur...
Bridge of 15 Bridges
#34 of 309 Sights & Landmarks in Amsterdam
We used the Grey line canal boat during the day and the Lovers canal cruise in the evening both slowed to a stop to let us view the bridges If the weather is fine you are better viewing from the open end at the ba...
One of the many famous views of Amsterdam- great views are to be had from the water and from up above on the bridge.
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Cafe Papeneiland
#35 of 309 Sights & Landmarks in Amsterdam
Family run and they make their Dutch Apple pie on site and it's fantastic.
Seating also upstairs with a view of the beautiful canal alongside.
West Church (Westerkerk)
#36 of 309 Sights & Landmarks in Amsterdam
Fantastic church and the bell tower tour is great and gives superb views over city.
The tower climb is open until the early evening in the summer and is spectacular, both for the close-up view of the bells and also for the amazing view from the platform near the top over much of Amsterdam.
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De Gooyer Windmill
#37 of 309 Sights & Landmarks in Amsterdam
The best way to visit all the landmarks and popular places is to go to Amsterdam Centraal Station and from there navigate your way.
The building attached to the windmill is a former municipal bathhouse that now serves as the Brouwerij t'Ij,this is the reason we visit this area to enjoy some great beers and take in the site of the gorgeous wind...
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