Category: Western Canal Belt
The Anne Frank House museum is one of Amsterdam’s most popular tourist attractions.
A new ticket & entry system introduced last May has now significantly reduced the legendary ‘eternal’ queues . However, with some 1.3 million visitors in 2016, visiting the museum takes some planning.
We explain the ticket & entry system, alert you to the busiest times, and have a serious warning about where not to get tickets.
The Westerkerk is Amsterdam’s — and indeed Holland’s — most famous church. At its completion, in 1631, it was the largest Protestant church in the world.
Crooners have written countless songs about the Westerkerk and its tower. Anne Frank and her family described hearing its bells from their hiding place. The painter Rembrandt van Rijn is buried in the church.
One of the city’s most photographed monuments.
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.