As one of the sixteen national museums in The Nederlands, Rijksmuseum’s collection boasts an overview of Dutch hertage through art and history, portraying well-know artists such as Rembrandt, Vermeer and Hals.

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Van Gogh Museum

Step into the life of Van Gogh and discover the great art collection in the Van Gogh Museum. Vincent van Gogh, one of the most famous artists inWestern Art history and icon of Dutch culture and heritage. Learn about Van Gogh’s biography, his personal stories and Dutch history.


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In the swinging  60s, Vondelpark was the hangout of weed-smoking hippies, and it’s retained that laid-back, anything-goes feel. Yes, it’sthe city’s popular park and the crowds can get pretty intense on a sunnyday, butit can’t be beaten for people-watching. Join the throngs chilling amid scenic ponds, grassy fields and arty sculptures.

If you’re here in summer, check out the free weekend concerts at the park’s Open Air Theatre.

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Anne Frank House

Her life, the diary and the secret Annex, all to discover in The Anne Frank House. Find out about history of the Second World War and the main characters in the life of girl who documented her experience and feelings in her famous diary, Anne Frank.

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Rembrandt House Museum

The former house of Rembrandt van Rijn currently boasts a unique experience to relive Rembrandt’s life and showcases his collection of art. The museum portrays a rich history and was donated to the Remnbrandt Foundation in 1907 to showcase the Rembrandt exhibition in 1911.


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Heineken Experience

The Heineken Experience is a brand experience within Heineken’s oldest brewery in Amsterdam. The Heineken Experience is a former brewery turned interactive museum that offers an immersive journey through the history and brewing process of Heineken beer. It offers four floors of multimedia exibits, historical brewing artefacts, and a tasting bar.


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Leidse Square (Leidseplein)

Every city has a square where everyone meets. In Amsterdam, it’s the Leidseplein.

Bars, coffee shops and clubs- the perfect place to start the night. The atmosphere is really unique, especially in spring and summer. The perfect location, between the main station and the museum district, draws you directly over to the Leidseplein.

Leidseplein Restaurants

In the streets surrounding Leidseplein, restaurants and bars serving food account for almost every building. Korte Leidsedwarsstraat and the intersecting streets are crammed with Chinese, Italian and Argentinian restaurants, most of which offer great deals due to intense competition. There are also a number of higher end restaurants nearby, with Café Americain in the Eden Amsterdam American Hotel being a popular choice, particularly for Jazz Brunch on Sunday afternoons.

Albert Cuypmarkt

Ask any Amsterdammer where to try the best Dutch street snack food, and they’ll direct you to Albert Cuypmarkt. Crowds queue at the stands serving up warm, fresh stroopwafels, poffertjes (mini-pancakes) and friet (chips), amid a cacophany of merchants loudly touting their cheeses, fruit and veg, herbs, spices, clothes and flowers.

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