On August 10, 1943, Anne Frank — hiding in the Achterhuis — wrote, “We’ve all been a little confused this past week, because our dearly beloved Westertoren bells have been carted off to be melted down for the war, so we have no idea of the exact time, either night or day…”So, whatever happened to the bells of the Westertoren?
Category: Western Canal Belt
Enjoy the 10th Anniversary of the Canals Festival, and the 26th edition of the Prinsengracht Concert.
Lions, Elephants, Pinguins and Zebras… Amsterdam hosts an open air exhibition of Steve Bloom’s life-size photographs of animals in the wild.
Authentic Indian meals can be enjoyed at Indian restaurant Koh-I-Noor in Amsterdam.
Amsterdam wants the ring of canals around its 17th-century old center to be added to the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Amsterdam shopping guide: Liens & Linnen sells clothes, furniture, lamps, pillows and various home decoration items.
Truelove is both a guest house and an antiques shop in the heart of Amsterdam.