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Why Go?

To see Dutch design, from 17th-century Dutch masters to 21st-century architecture and accessories.

It's not just hookers and pot

The canals are achingly beautiful

What To Skip

The entire Damrak, between Centraal Station and Dam Square. If you really want frites stands and sex shops, you can do better elsewhere in town.


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What For:

Arts + Culture, Design + Architecture, Nightlife, Shopping

When To Go:

May, June, September, October


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