Even if you've heard the story of Anne Frank time and again, a visit to the house is a must. You'll be surprised at how emotional a walk through the secret...more
First things first: Marijuana is not fully legal in the Netherlands, although possession and consumption of small amounts are tolerated—a prime example of...more
The 1888, neoclassical Concertgebouw, on the southwest side of Museumplein, is one of Europe's legendary venues for classical music, famous for the near-perfect...more
The city's "Quartier Latin" of 19th-century buildings is populated by a mix of cultures, especially Moroccans and Turks, plus students, hipsters,...more
Amsterdam contains one of Europe's highest concentrations of exciting modern architecture, and the hottest hotbed is in the eastern harbor, where more than...more
A small, smartly curated museum with global clout (and worth at least an hour's visit), Foam specializes in conceptual exhibits from both power-house...more
The Hermitage museum in St. Petersburg has been loaning art and historical artifacts to Amsterdam exhibitions for years, although it wasn't until 2004 that a...more
The opening of the Grachtenhuis Museum coincided with the 2010 UNESCO crowning of Amsterdam's central Canal District as a World Heritage site, so the timing was...more
If you're itching to get behind the doors of one of those stately Golden Age canal houses, Museum Van Loon is your best bet. The 17th-century house museum, once...more
You needn't have any interest in the red lights and what's beneath them to enjoy a stroll here. The interplay of tree, canal, brickwork, and gable here may put...more
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