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Visit Amsterdam

With its unique architectural and cultural heritage, the capital of the Netherlands has attracted travellers from all over the world with its canals and its unmistakeable cosmopolitan atmosphere. A visit to the city on the Amstel is an unforgettable experience.



Tourist favorites in Amsterdam

The Jordaan

The Jordaan is a district bordered by four canals: the Lijnbaansgracht canal, the Prinsengracht, the Brouwersgracht and the Leidsegracht. Tracing its roots from 1612, today the Jordaan is one of the most visited destinations in Amsterdam, as well as one of the most expensive, upscale locations in the Netherlands. The Jordaan boasts a number of art galleries, speciality shops and restaurants. It also hosts several markets that are held regularly at Noordermarkt, the Westerstraat and Lindengracht. Other points of interest include the Westerkerk church and the Anne Frank House.
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Openbare Bibliotheek Amsterdam

The Openbare Bibliotheek Amsterdam (Public Library Amsterdam) is a collective name for all public libraries in Amsterdam. The largest of these libraries, the Centrale Bibliotheek, moved to the Prinsengracht in 1977 and 30 years later, in July 2007, to the Oosterdokseiland, just east of Amsterdam Centraal station. It is the largest public library in Europe. The building was designed by Jo Coenen, the former state architect (Rijksbouwmeester) of the Netherlands.
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Concertgebouw

The Concertgebouw is a concert hall. The Dutch term "concertgebouw" literally translates into English as "concert building". Because of its highly regarded acoustics, the Concertgebouw is considered one of the finest concert halls in the world, along with places such as Boston's Symphony Hall and the Musikverein in Vienna. The architect of the building was Adolf Leonard van Gendt, who was inspired by the Neue Gewandhaus in Leipzig, built two years earlier (and destroyed in 1943).
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Anne Frank House

The Anne Frank House 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. As well as the preservation of the hiding place — known in Dutch as the Achterhuis — and an exhibition on the life and times of Anne Frank, the museum acts as an exhibition space to highlight all forms of persecution and discrimination.
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Rijksmuseum

The Rijksmuseum (English: State Museum) is a Dutch national museum on the Museumplein. The museum is dedicated to arts, crafts, and history. It has a large collection ofpaintings from the Dutch Golden Age and a substantial collection of Asian art. It also displays the stern of the HMS Royal Charles which was captured in the Raid on the Medway, and the Hartog plate. The museum was founded in 1800 in The Hague to exhibit the collections of the Dutch stadtholders. It was inspired by French example. By then it was known as the National Art Gallery (Dutch: Nationale Kunst-Gallerij). In 1808 the museum moved to Amsterdam on the orders of king Louis Bonaparte, brother of Napoleon Bonaparte. The paintings owned by that city, such as The Night Watch by Rembrandt, became part of the collection.
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Great hotels in Amsterdam

Falcon Plaza Hotel Center

Falcon Plaza Hotel Center Amsterdam is conveniently situated at a short walk from the Waterlooplein flea market and the Muziektheater opera house. Several shops, museums and restaurants are located close to the hotel. The Artis Zoo, the flower market, Rembrandtplein and Muntplein squares can also be reached on foot. The nearby metro station and tram and bus stops allow for quick and easy access to all of Amsterdam. Amsterdam Hotel Falcon Plaza Center is a stylish hotel with modern furnishings where the welcoming staff will help you wherever they can. Furthermore, a delicious morning meal can be enjoyed in the on-site breakfast room, and vending machines offering snacks and drinks are located throughout the hotel. Parking space is also available in the garage located next to the hotel. Falcon Plaza Hotel Center Amsterdam boasts 48 comfortable rooms with en-suite bathrooms, spread over 5 floors. They are tidy, spacious, bright, equipped with tasteful and functional furnishings and they feature all the necessary amenities.
 

B&B La Vie en Rose Amsterdam

Location. B&B La Vie en Rose Amsterdam is located in Amsterdam's Old Town neighborhood, close to Berlage Stock Exchange, New Church, and Dam Square. Nearby points of interest also include Royal Palace and The Old Church. Property Features. The apartment serves a complimentary continental breakfast. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in public areas. Guestrooms. 2 air-conditioned guestrooms at B&B La Vie en Rose Amsterdam feature coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. At this 3.5-star apartment, accommodations include kitchenettes with microwaves and refrigerators. Wireless Internet access is complimentary. Televisions have cable channels and DVD players. Also included are irons/ironing boards and clock radios.
 

Nieuw Slotania Hotel

The public transportation near Nieuw Slotania Hotel Amsterdam can bring you directly to most of the places of interests in the city in about 15 minutes. Amsterdam Central Station and Schiphol Airport are easy to reach. For the business traveller, Hotel Nieuw Slotania provides easy access to RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre as well as to the World Trade Center and World Fashion Center, on approximately 15 minutes from the hotel. There are many parking options available near the hotel, costs are from EUR 14.40 per day. Nieuw Slotania Hotel Amsterdam is a comfortable customer-oriented 3-star hotel in the capital of The Netherlands. The hotel does not only provide excellent facilities, but also has a warm and welcoming atmosphere. You will get so much more than just a good night’s sleep at an affordable price. Nieuw Slotania Hotel Amsterdam offers Doubles, Twins, Triples and also budget Quadruple rooms. The hotel can accommodate up to 210 guests and all rooms are equipped with a private bathroom, a TV, telephone with wake-up call service, and a free breakfast buffet.
 

Ibis Amsterdam Centre

Location. Ibis Amsterdam Centre is located in Amsterdam's Old Town neighborhood, close to St. Nicholas Church, The Old Church, and New Church. Nearby points of interest also include Dam Square and Royal Palace. Hotel Features. Ibis Amsterdam Centre's restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A bar/lounge is open for drinks. This 3-star property offers audiovisual equipment and business services. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in public areas. Additional property amenities include an elevator (lift). Guestrooms. 363 air-conditioned guestrooms at Ibis Amsterdam Centre feature safes. Bathrooms feature showers. Wireless Internet access is complimentary. Guests may request wake-up calls.
 

Hotel Allure

Hotel Allure Amsterdam is a new 3-star hotel and is perfectly located in the greenest part of the centre of Amsterdam. In the near vicinity you can find theatres, the Rembrandtplein, Waterlooplein, Artis-Zoo, museums and the University of Amsterdam. Hotel Allure makes a great base for exploring the city. Business travelers will also enjoy the easy access to the RAI Congress Centre and Zuidas business district. On a stone's throw from the hotel, you find a tram and metro stop, providing easy access all parts of the city centre. The hotel can easily be reached by car as well as by public transportation. The hotel offers 4 private parking places which cannot be reserved in advance. The staff of Allure Amsterdam will gladly assist you with information about this multi-facetted city and help you on your way to a successful holiday experience! The Allure hotel's 28 rooms fit the latest requirements of a 3-star hotel. All the rooms have their own private bathroom facilities and are easy to reach by stairs and an elevator. The hotel is also equipped with wireless Internet access throughout the building.
 

Top eats in Amsterdam

Nevy

A modern fish restaurant along Amsterdam's water. Nevy is all about the fruits de mer flavours, in the broadest sense of the word. Nevy's menu includes both traditional French bouillabaisse, as well as the Moroccan fish tajine. Just like you would see in a traditional fish restaurant, but then in current, modern times. References are made to the classic, old market halls, as you would still regularly see in France. Clear colours, lots of marble, transparency through the many windows and the expansive view across the IJ all ensure this atmosphere is effectively created.
 

Het Nieuwe Werck

A stylish, vibrant cannel side venue, ideal as a place to meet for a refreshing drink, light lunch or sample the delights of our restaurant quality menu. The interior is contemporary chic, with plenty of bare wood and light coloured walls, offering a pleasant atmosphere.
 

Witteveen

Gewoon smaakvol en eenvoudig. Daar is natuurlijk niets mis mee!
 

Supperclub - Amsterdam

A platform for experimental creativity, close to Dam Square, anybody looking for an ordinary restaurant should not go to Supperclub. However, if you are looking for a fun night out and a unique experience, this is the place to be. Lie down on the oversized beds, enjoy the performances from DJs, VJs and artists, and taste flavours like you've never tasted before. At Supperclub, all of the chefs learn by visiting each other, exchanging kitchens, experiences and recipes. This way, the international menu of Supperclub grows and evolves beyond all boundaries. Pour yourself a drink from a champagne bubble bath, or simply select your Chablis or Rioja from the exceptional Supperclub wine list.
 

Midtown Grill Amsterdam

Inspired by the tradition of quintessential American steakhouses, Midtown Grill serves up the finest USDA certified steaks. The emphasis is on pureness, fresh ingredients and quality.

The culinary-savvy servers will happily engage in conversation about the intricacies of great beef, and steak aficionados can indulge in the signature 1.6 kilo T-bone that is sea salted and grilled to a juicy succulence; a great dish to share with friends. All dishes are classics, and inspired by the kitchens of first-class steakhouses in New York. The menu is complemented with an extensive collection of international wines from renowned vineyards, that match perfectly the dishes on the menu.

The restaurant has a warm American ambience, and has a fantastic view of the vibrant part of Amsterdam, between the Vondelpark and the Leidseplein. All senses are stimulated by the vibrant ambience, as well as the open show kitchen and irresistible dishes. After dinner, share your enthusiasm for great cigars and cognacs in the private Midtown Cigar Lounge.

Midtown Grill has it all; great steaks, warm ambiance and personal service. See you at Midtown!
 



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