Red Light District Amsterdam

Red Light District Amsterdam

Everything you need to know For visitors coming to the Red Light District Amsterdam, the glow of red lights and women standing behind the windows can be both fascinating and disturbing. The red light district in Amsterdam is famous in the whole world. In this area prostitution takes place as a

Churches in Amsterdam

Churches in Amsterdam

Though Amsterdam is a very liberal city these days, known for freedom and tolerance, it has a very Christian past. There are numerous beautiful (hidden) churches in Amsterdam. They are definitely worth a visit during your time in Amsterdam. Are you in for a moment of quietness and reflection in

Corrie Ten Boom House in Haarlem

Corrie Ten Boom House in Haarlem

During the second world war, Corrie Ten Boom and her family hid Jews in their house. The history of the Ten Boom family is a testimony of their love and loyalty toward the Jewish people. In this museum you can enjoy a guided tour through the Ten Boom home. Tours are led by knowledgeable guides who

Stories and fun facts about Amsterdam

Sightseeing can be really exhausting, especially when you are traveling through many different cities or even countries in a short period. Often our attention is lost as soon as we hear even one of the many “important” dates or numbers guides throw at us. So we would like to help you out and tell

About Amsterdam tourism

About Amsterdam tourism

Amsterdam is the capital city of the Netherlands. It was originally founded in the 12th century as a fishing village. It received his name from the Amstel River and the dam that was built to avoid the floods from the South Sea. Herring and beer trade with free passage helped Amsterdam to grow and

Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam

Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam

Vincent Van Gogh is one of the world’s most famous artists. Did you know that he was Dutch? When you plan your trip to Amsterdam, make sure to have a look at the biggest collection of his works, which you can find in the Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam. It is definitely worth it! About the Van Gogh

Amsterdam Museum – The History of Amsterdam

Did you know that Amsterdam was first named Amestelledam? Or that the whole city is built on thousands of poles to protect it from sinking into the wet soil? And did you know that a butcher in theMiddle Ages invented a mechanical hoist to pull horses out of the canal because that was a common issue

Jewish Historical Museum Amsterdam

In the 17th century, the golden age of the Netherlands, Jewish culture flourished in Amsterdam. The city was open-minded to religion, so Jews were allowed to build synagogues and practice Judaism. Most Jews settled in the same area and formed the Jewish quarter, which today is located near

Royal Palace Amsterdam

Royal Palace Amsterdam

The Royal Palace Amsterdam nowadays is a public space and museum open for everyone. It was restored between 2005 and 2009 and is worth a visit. Only on Koningsdag (King’s Day), and Dodenherdenking (Remembrance Day) or when the Royal Family is expecting high guests; the Royal Palace is used as a

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