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Top Things to Do in Amsterdam (IJmuiden), Holland, from a Cruise Ship - Created by Staff

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Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra ( Dutch: Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest, pronounced [ˌkɔnɪnklək kɔnˈsɛrtɣəbʌu̯ɔrˌkɛst]) is a symphony orchestra of the Netherlands, based at the Royal Concertgebouw (concert hall) in Amsterdam. In 1988, Queen Beatrix conferred the "Royal" title upon the orchestra. In December 2008, a group of international critics invited by Gramophone ranked the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra as the best symphony orchestra in the world.

Openbare Bibliotheek Amsterdam

The Openbare Bibliotheek Amsterdam (Public Library Amsterdam) is a collective name for all public libraries in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The first library opened in 1919 at the Keizersgracht. As of 2007, there are 28 public libraries and 43 lending points, such as in hospitals.

Canals of Amsterdam

Amsterdam, capital of the Netherlands, has more than one hundred kilometres of canals, about 90 islands and 1,500 bridges. The three main canals, Herengracht, Prinsengracht, and Keizersgracht, dug in the 17th century during the Dutch Golden Age, form concentric belts around the city, known as the Grachtengordel .

Anne Frank Museum Amsterdam - the official Anne Frank House website

Anne Frank, the Diary and the Secret Annex. The most complete and current information with unique photos and film images.

Anne Frank House

The Anne Frank House, located on the Prinsengracht canal in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, is a museum dedicated to Jewish wartime diarist Anne Frank, who hid from Nazi persecution with her family and four other people in hidden rooms at the rear of the building.


This article is about the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. For other national museums in the Netherlands, see List of Rijksmuseums. : 2 5 7 10 12 , , , , Bus: 26, 65, 66, 170, 172, 197 The Rijksmuseum ( Dutch pronunciation: [ˈrɛi̯ksmyˌzeːjʏm]; English: State Museum) is a Dutch national museum dedicated to arts and history in Amsterdam in the Netherlands.

Jordaan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Many houses in the Jordaan have a stone tablet on their facade, a stone sign displaying the profession or family sign of the inhabitants. For instance a butcher displayed a pig and a tailor a pair of scissors, carved in stone above the entry.

Van Gogh Museum

The Van Gogh Museum ( Dutch pronunciation: [vɑn ɣɔx myˈzeɪʏm]) is an art museum in Amsterdam in the Netherlands dedicated to the works of Vincent van Gogh and his contemporaries. It is located at the Museum Square in the borough Amsterdam South, close to the Stedelijk Museum, the Rijksmuseum, and the Concertgebouw.


IJmuiden ( Dutch pronunciation: [ˌɛi̯ˈmœy̆də(n)], approx. ei mouden) is a port city in the Dutch province of North Holland and is the main town in the municipality of Velsen. It is located at the mouth of the North Sea Canal to Amsterdam, and lies approximately 17 kilometres (11 mi) north of Haarlem.

Verzetsmuseum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The building bearing the Star of David and the name of Petrus Plancius (1550-1622), the Renaissance Amsterdam clergyman and geographer, was built in 1876 by the Jewish singing society Oefening Baart Kunst. It served for several decades as a Jewish cultural center and synagogue.

Amsterdamse Bos - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Amsterdamse Bos ( English: Amsterdam Wood) is an English park or landscape park in the municipalities Amstelveen and Amsterdam. And although most of the park is located in Amstelveen, the owner of the park is the City of Amsterdam.

Rembrandt House Museum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Rembrandt House Museum is a house in the Jodenbreestraat in Amsterdam not far from the new townhall, where Rembrandt lived and painted for a number of years. A few years ago the house was thoroughly reconstructed on the inside to show how the house would have looked in Rembrandt's days.

Museumplein - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Museumplein ( Dutch pronunciation: [myˌzeːʏmˈplɛin]; English: Museum Square) is a public space in the borough Amsterdam South in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Located at the Museumplein are three major museums - the Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum, and Stedelijk Museum - and the concert hall Concertgebouw.

World`s most extensive bag collection. The Museum of Bags and Purses has a collection of more than 4000 bags dating from the late Middle Ages until today. The museum is housed in a beautiful, historic canal house from 1664, located in the centre of Amsterdam.

Museum of Bags and Purses - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Museum of Bags and Purses ( Dutch: Tassenmuseum Hendrikje ), located in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, is a museum devoted to historic handbags, purses and suitcases. The museum's collection includes 4,000 items dating back to the 16th century. One of only three museums across the globe specializing in the field, and its collection is the world's largest.

Carré Theatre - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Royal Theatre Carré (Dutch: Koninklijk Theater Carré) is a Neo-Renaissance theatre in Amsterdam, located near the river Amstel. When the theatre was founded in 1887, it was originally meant as a permanent circus building. Currently, it is mainly used for musicals, cabaret performances and pop concerts.

Natura Artis Magistra

Artis, short for Natura Artis Magistra ( Latin for "Nature is the teacher of art and science"), is a zoo in the centre of Amsterdam. It is the oldest zoo in the Netherlands and one of the oldest zoos of mainland Europe. Artis Royal Zoo is not just a zoo, it also contains an aquarium and a planetarium.

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol ( Dutch: Luchthaven Schiphol, Dutch pronunciation: [ˈlʏxtˌɦaːvə(n) ˈsxɪpɦɔl]) ( IATA: AMS, ICAO: EHAM) is the main international airport of the Netherlands, located 20 minutes (4.9 NM (9.1 km; 5.6 mi)) southwest of Amsterdam, in the municipality of Haarlemmermeer. It is the fourth busiest airport in Europe in terms of passengers.

House of Bols

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Negen Straatjes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Negen Straatjes is bordered on the north by the Raadhuisstraat and on the south by the Leidsegracht. In between, the Prinsengracht, Keizersgracht, Herengracht and Singel are interesected by three cross streets - but each of the cross streets has different names in each of its sections between the canals.