All inclusive Canal Tour by Captain Jack (Traveller Choice Award 2022)


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Duration: 1 hours

Departs: Amsterdam, Amsterdam

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Overview

Not suitable for hen or stag parties or any other drinking parties. History tour!

-- Beware! There are 2 departure locations! Be sure you go to the right one!
Rijksmuseum and Central Station! Two different starting locations!
-- Central Station Opens March 1st --

With a fun group (max 20) we will go on the most relaxing, fun family and friends open boat ride during summer and a closed/covered boat during winter through the canals of Amsterdam. But not just any boat ride. You will be introduced with typical dutch bites and bits, drinks, stories, history and humor. You will get to know the rich history of Amsterdam and so much more. . And you will also meet with guests from all over the world who all speak English. So not only get to know Holland but also France, India, Spain, Andorra, Italy , US and so much more while your at it. And because my friends and I are your host for the whole tour, we will entertain you with amazing facts, funny and
exciting stories.


What's Included

All Fees and Taxes

diversity of typical dutch bites

Heineken beer and wines


Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 4
  • CHILD: Age: 5 - 12
  • ADULT: Age: 13 - 99

Additional Info

  • Be aware, on the water it can be colder than in the street. Make sure you have a coat with you.
  • Depending on the route you will see an interesting selection of highlights of Amsterdam.
  • I always try to give the best tour possible (5*). But in rare occasion things don't go as you and me would like. Please let me know asap. Aither direct or send me an email of text. I will contact you.
  • Not hen, stag or drinking party suitable! If you are looking for that. Look for something else!
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • There are no extra measures needed regarding Covid. Just use the wooden picks to get the cheese and sausages.
  • When a lot of rain is predicted I will try to get a covered boat. This might impact the visibility, but keep us dry. On heavily rainy days, rescheduling or refunding is ofcourse possible.
  • A fairly big step needs to be taken to get in the boat. Ofcourse I will assist you.
  • Captain Jack is collaboration between friends. Captain Jack is not perse himself on the boat.
  • Due a lot of traffic at the dock, I can't wait more than 5 minutes. Please make sure you are at the dock 10 minutes before departure.
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Service animals allowed
  • The tour is a historical canal cruise, it is not a booze cruise. So if you are looking for a bachelor party boat or any other booze cruise. Just contact me. And I can arrange that for you on a private boat.
  • There are two different starting locations. (Rijksmuseum or Central Station) Please make sure you go to the right one!

Cancellation Policy


What To Expect

Magere Brug
The romantic and iconic wooden bridge of Amsterdam

• Admission Ticket Free

Amsterdam Canal Ring
Amsterdam, capital of the Netherlands, has more than one hundred kilometers of grachten (canals), about 90 islands and 1,500 bridges. The three main canals (Herengracht, Prinsengracht and Keizersgracht), dug in the 17th century during the Dutch Golden Age, form concentric belts around the city, known as the Grachtengordel. Alongside the main canals are 1550 monumental buildings.[1] The 17th-century canal ring area, including the Prinsengracht, Keizersgracht, Herengracht and Jordaan, were listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2010,[2] contributing to Amsterdam's fame as the "Venice of the North"

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Rijksmuseum
We dock right in front of the Rijksmuseum. Take a moment to enjoy this amazing museum. Beautiful as a building and amazing expositions. And of course the master piece of the world famous Rembrandt called the Nachtwacht (Night watch).

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Anne Frank House
The Anne Frank House is a museum and monument in memory of Anne Frank and her Jewish family who were in hiding in the secret annex on Prinsengracht 263 during the Second World War. Anne Frank wrote her famous diary Het Achterhuis here.

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The Jordaan
The most common theory on the origin of the name is as a derivation of the French word Jardin, meaning garden: most streets and canals in the Jordaan are named after trees and flowers. Another theory is that the Prinsengracht canal was once nicknamed Jordaan (the Dutch name for the river Jordan) and that the neighborhood beyond the canal came to be called this as well. Our Flagship canal tour will start and end here in the Jordaan.

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Prinsengracht
One of the three main canals of Amsterdam, named after the three prinses of Holland.

Construction started in 1612 on the initiative of Mayor Frans Hendricksz. Oetgens, after a design by city carpenter Hendrick Jacobsz Staets and city surveyor Lucas Jansz Sinck.

The part between the Leidsegracht and the Amstel was developed during the city explanation of 1658. The section to the east of the Amstel was constructed during the last expansion. This part was named Nieuwe Prinsengracht.

The Korte Prinsengracht is in the extension of the Prinsengracht between the Brouwersgracht and the Westerdok.

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Houseboat Museum
Our boats will cruise along with the houseboat museum at the Prinsengracht. A perfect way of seeing how Amsterdammers live in their houseboats. a low price submission. Especially fun for kids as well..

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9 Little Streets (Negen Straatjes)
We will pass this amazing place, with the most amazing shops. Not those big chain companies, but smaller lovely boutiques, local little restaurants, local designers and beautiful vintage shops.

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Leiden Square (Leidseplein)
One of the two entertainment areas of Amsterdam. Al lot of bars, restaurants, night clubs and concert halls. Anybody who wants to threat the inner human with music and drinks. This is the location to be.

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Spiegelkwartier
The imposing Rijksmuseum can be seen from the Spiegelgracht. This canal connects the Prinsengracht with the Lijnbaansgracht and runs into the Nieuwe Spiegelstraat. The Spiegelgracht is part of the Spiegelkwartier which is characterized by its many galleries and antique shops. As an art lover, you can walk from the Museumplein along the Spiegelgracht where you can continue to enjoy the most special paintings, antiques, and art (objects).

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De Duif
The present church owes its name to a predecessor, the 17th-century hiding church 'Het Vrededuifje' that once stood on the Kerkstraat. The first stone for the current Duifkerk, designed by Leiden architect Th. Molkenboer was laid in April 1857.

Due to lack of money, the church became increasingly decayed in the course of the 20th century. For more than twenty-five years the building has been packed because the monumental façade had become detached. This danger has since disappeared. De Duif reopened in 2002 after an intensive restoration. During that restoration, the original murals were reappeared under layers of wall paint.

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The Amstel
The Amstel is the biggest canal of all, and Amsterdam was founded from this canal which was originally a river. Fisherman builds a "dam" and called is Amsterdam. Amstel is also the name giver to the famous beer.

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Westerkerk
The Westerkerk (English: Western Church) is a Reformed church within Dutch Protestant church in central Amsterdam, Netherlands. It lies in the most western part of the Grachtengordel neighborhood (Centrum borough), next to the Jordaan, between the Prinsengracht and Keizersgracht.

• Admission Ticket Free

Bourbon Street Music Club Amsterdam
The neighborhood is known for the concentration of entertainment venues, such as Paradiso pop venues and the Melkweg, the Stadsschouwburg, the City Theater cinema, and the Holland Casino.

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Koninklijk Theater Carre
The Royal Theatre Carré (Dutch: Koninklijk Theater Carré) is a Neo-Renaissance theatre in Amsterdam, located near the river Amstel. When the theatre was founded in 1887, it was originally meant as a permanent circus building. Currently, it is mainly used for musicals, cabaret performances, and pop concerts.

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Hermitage Amsterdam
Hermitage Amsterdam is a branch museum of the Hermitage Museum of Saint Petersburg, Russia, located on the banks of the Amstel river in Amsterdam. The museum is located in the former Amstelhof, a classical style building from 1681.

• Admission Ticket Free

The Blauwbrug (English: Blue bridge) is an historic bridge in Amsterdam, Netherlands over the river Amstel. It connects the Rembrandtplein area with the Waterlooplein area and lies south to the Stopera.

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Blauwbrug
The Blauwbrug (English: Blue bridge) is an historic bridge in Amsterdam, Netherlands over the river Amstel. It connects the Rembrandtplein area with the Waterlooplein area and lies south to the Stopera.

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Dutch National Opera & Ballet
Dutch National Opera (DNO; formerly De Nederlandse Opera, now De Nationale Opera in Dutch) is a Dutch opera company based in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Its present home base is the Dutch National Opera & Ballet housed in the Stopera building, a modern building designed by Cees Dam and Wilhelm Holzbauer which opened in 1986.

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South Church (Zuiderkerk)
The Zuiderkerk is the first church designed for Protestant worship in Amsterdam. The church was built near the Sint Antoniesbreestraat in the Last, a neighborhood that was added to the city at the end of the 16th century. Today this is the Nieuwmarkt neighborhood. The church is located at Zandstraat no. 17.

• Admission Ticket Free

Sexmuseum Amsterdam Venustempel
Amsterdam is also known for the history of their tolerated believe in prostitution. How this all came about, you can find this in the sexmuseum.

• Admission Ticket Free

Moco Museum Amsterdam
The Moco museum in Amsterdam wants to make a wide range of modern art, contemporary art & street art, like Banksy, available to the general public.

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ARTIS Amsterdam Royal Zoo
ARTIS Amsterdam Royal Zoo was the first zoo to be established in the Netherlands, and it’s located right in the center of Amsterdam. It’s a place where nature and cultural heritage come together; a place where history has been created since 1838 and where new stories are created daily. Come experience them for yourself.

• Admission Ticket Free

Amsterdam Light Festival
Amsterdam's winter festival returns each year to illuminate the city's streets and waterways with bewitching light installations by international artists.

• Admission Ticket Free

Ripley's Believe It or Not! Amsterdam
Museum, Attraction
The only place in Amsterdam where you’ll find genuine human shrunken heads, a megalodon jaw, and so much more!

• Admission Ticket Free

Museum Ons'Lieve Heer Op Solder
Tucked away in the heart of Amsterdam’s inner city lies a small marvel: Our Lord in the Attic Museum: a uniquely preserved seventeenth-century house from the Dutch Golden Age. Explore the narrow corridors and climb the stairs to historically furnished living rooms, kitchens, and bedsteads, leading literally to the highpoint of the museum: an entire church in the attic.

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Noordermarkt
Amsterdam is THE market city of Holland. Below the ‘Noorderkerk', on one of the city’s most beautiful squares, the Noordermarkt takes place on Mondays and Saturdays. This market has a tradition that originated in the seventeenth century. Through the ages, this market has been organized, daily, weekly and annually.

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Noorderkerk
The church was built in the years 1620–1623 to serve the rapidly growing population of the new Jordaan neighbourhood.[1] The Jordaan already had a church, the Westerkerk, but the city government decided that a second church should be built to serve the northern part of the neighbourhood. The Noorderkerk became the church for the common people, while the Westerkerk was used mainly by the middle and upper classes.

The architect was Hendrick de Keyser, who also designed the Zuiderkerk and Westerkerk, among others. After de Keyser's death in 1621, his son Pieter de Keyser took over and oversaw the completion

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Micropia
Micropia is a museum in Amsterdam based on the idea of distributing information about microbes, which are often associated with illness and disease despite their essential function in the daily functioning of human life. The museum opened on 30 September 2014. It claims to be the first of its kind.

The two main focuses for Micropia are: establishing a positive view of microbes and “becoming also an international platform for microbiology that brings diverse interest groups together in order to bridge the gap between science and the general public”. One of the basic premises for the museum is to encourage a more positive relationship between microbes and the general public because they believe that this will encourage more study and research into “micro-nature.”

Many of the exhibits in Micropia focus on microbes’ existence in daily life. It consists of both living microbes as well as virtual representations of microbes.

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Zeedijk
Zeedijk is a street in the old centre of Amsterdam. The street is the northern and eastern boundary of De Wallen red-light district and runs between Prins Hendrikkade and Nieuwmarkt. Historically an area riddled with crime and drug addicts, the area went through a revitalization and is now the main street of Amsterdam's Chinatown, where locals come to eat at Vietnamese, Thai and Chinese restaurants. The Zeedijk neighbourhood is also known as the Nautical Quarter because of its past as a sailor's neighbourhood.

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Nieuwmarkt
One of the oldest markets in Amsterdam. An amazing location combining the Chinese area and red light district. Don't forget to visit the beautiful Waag. Now a restaurant but in the old days the western entrance of the old city. And the also hanged withes and criminals there.

• Admission Ticket Free

Amsterdam Cheese Museum
Get ready for the #1 Cheese Experience in Amsterdam: the Amsterdam Cheese Museum. The Amsterdam Cheese Museum is not just offering another free cheese tasting. You can also relive the history of cheese making and experience the unique flavor of the best cheese of Holland. Learn more about Dutch cheese, see the most expensive cheese slicer of the world and have fun dressing up like a traditional Dutch cheese farmer.

• Admission Ticket Free

Brouwerij 't IJ
Brouwerij 't IJ (the IJ Brewery) is a small brewery in Amsterdam. It is located in the former Funen bathhouse, next to the De Gooyer windmill. The brewery was opened by Kaspar Peterson, a former musician, in October 1985. Brouwerij 't IJ brews a standard selection of beers as well as seasonal and special occasion beers. All of their beer is certified organic. The brewery offers guided tours and tastings and has a pub with a large outdoor terrace. The pub is open daily from 15:00 to 20:00.

• Admission Ticket Free

Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht)
The three main canals (Herengracht, Prinsengracht, and Keizersgracht), dug in the 17th century during the Dutch Golden Age, form concentric belts around the city, known as the Grachtengordel. Alongside the main canals are 1550 monumental buildings. The 17th-century canal ring area, including the Prinsengracht, Keizersgracht, Herengracht, and Jordaan, were listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2010, contributing to Amsterdam's fame as the "Venice of the North"

• Admission Ticket Free

Herengracht
The three main canals (Herengracht, Prinsengracht, and Keizersgracht), dug in the 17th century during the Dutch Golden Age, form concentric belts around the city, known as the Grachtengordel. Alongside the main canals are 1550 monumental buildings. The 17th-century canal ring area, including the Prinsengracht, Keizersgracht, Herengracht, and Jordaan, were listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2010, contributing to Amsterdam's fame as the "Venice of the North"

• Admission Ticket Free

Singel
The Singel is a canal in Amsterdam which encircled the city in the Middle Ages. It served as a moat around the city until 1585, when Amsterdam expanded beyond the Singel. The canal runs from the IJ bay, near the Central Station, to the Muntplein square, where it meets the Amstel river. It is now the inner-most canal in Amsterdam's semicircular ring of canals.

• Admission Ticket Free

De Poezenboot
The Catboat is the only animal sanctuary that literally floats. A refuge for stray and abandoned cats which, thanks to its unique location on a houseboat in Amsterdam's picturesque canal belt, has also become a world-famous tourist attraction. The one and only Catboat.

• Admission Ticket Free

Centraal Station
Amsterdam Centraal is the largest railway station in Amsterdam, Netherlands. A major international railway hub, it is used by 162,000 passengers a day, making it the second busiest railway station in the country after Utrecht Centraal and the most visited Rijksmonument of the Netherlands.

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St. Nicholas Basilica
The Basilica of Saint Nicholas (Dutch: Basiliek van de Heilige Nicolaas) is located in the Old Centre district of Amsterdam, Netherlands, very close to Amsterdam's main railway station. It is the city's primary Roman Catholic church.

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OBA Library of Amsterdam
The Amsterdam Public Library, OBA, is a cultural organization aimed to promote a free flow of knowledge and information within the community of Amsterdam. In addition, the OBA provides a center for dialogue and education for all sections of society.

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Foodhallen Amsterdam
Located in the magnificent De Hallen cultural complex in Amsterdam’s hip Oud-West neighborhood, Foodhallen is a classy indoor food market and bar serving up a range of high-end street food and beverages in historic surroundings.

• Admission Ticket Free

I Amsterdam Visitor Centre
Your guide to visit, enjoy, live, work & invest in Amsterdam.
Find out about Amsterdam's world-class museums, quirky festivals, theatre, live music, laid-back bars, and delightful restaurants.

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Haarlemmerstraat
Located in Amsterdam’s Jordaan district, the Haarlemmerstraat – and its extension, the Haarlemmerdijk - is a gem. Offering independent boutiques and specialty stores, little salons, trendy but affordable restaurants, and bars and the oldest cinema in Amsterdam, this area will appeal to even the most jaded of world travelers. You are guaranteed to find a special little something from Amsterdam in this alternative shopping district. And with a constant passing parade along the Haarlemmerstraat, you can spend a very entertaining time just watching the world go by.

• Admission Ticket Free

Statue of Anne Frank
Anne Frank is one of Amsterdam’s best-known historical figures. Anne and her family lived in hiding from the Nazis for more than two years in a house on the Prinsengracht. Anne was eventually deported to the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in 1945, where she later died at the young age of 15. Today, Anne’s spirit lives on through her diary and the huge numbers of visitors who come to Amsterdam every year to learn more about her short life.

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Museum Het Rembrandthuis
The Rembrandt House Museum tells the story of the multi-faceted Rembrandt. He is known above all as an artist, the maker of dozens of self-portraits, intriguing cronies, compelling history paintings and convincing portraits. But Rembrandt was much more than a talented painter, etcher, and draughtsman. In the museum, you will encounter Rembrandt the man, the teacher, the collector, the entrepreneur and the Amsterdammer. Come and meet him in his own home!

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Het Scheepvaartmuseum| The National Maritime Museum
The collection of The National Maritime Museum is one of the largest and most prominent maritime collections in the world with approximately 400,000 objects, including paintings, ship models, navigation instruments and world maps. Discover 500 years of Dutch maritime history and how strongly this is connected to the society of today and of the future.

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Scheepvaarthuis
A beautiful building across central station. Build in 1912 as the head office of the 7 major harbor companies of Amsterdam. Nowadays it holds a 5* hotel. It is a perfect example of the local architectonical style called the Amsterdam school. In the '80 and '90 it was the main office of the Amsterdam Transport Company (GVB) responsible for all trams, subways and busses within Amsterdam.

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Red Light District (De Wallen)
It is very likely that you have heard about this neighborhood and to be frank, everything you have heard is probably true. From brothels to sex shops to museums, the Amsterdam Red Light District has it all. But contrary to what a lot of people might think, the Amsterdam Red Light District has a very friendly atmosphere and isn't as dangerous as it used to be.

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Begijnhof
The Beguinage and its chapel are open every day from 9.00 - 17.00. You can reach the chapel via the gate at the Spui.
The Beguinage is a private possession and is not a public ground. It is also a place of silence. We request you, as our guests, to respect this silence. Therefore, the Beguinage is closed for groups and excursions. Explanation about the Beguinage, if wanted, must be given out of the yard.

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Brouwersgracht
Pretty as a Golden Age painting, the Brewers Canal took its name from the many breweries located here in the 16th and 17th centuries. Goods such as leather, coffee, whale oil, and spices were also stored and processed here in giant warehouses, such as those with the row of spout gables that still stand at Brouwersgracht 188–194. The newspaper Het Parool dubbed the Brouwersgracht the most beautiful street in Amsterdam.

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Royal Palace Amsterdam
In the middle of the capital stands the Royal Palace Amsterdam, one of the residencies of King Willem-Alexander. The Palace plays a major role during state visits and other royal occasions, it is a building where history is written. In addition, the Palace is open to visitors as much as possible.

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Heineken Experience
The brewery was established in Amsterdam in 1864 and today Heineken is one of the three largest beer producers in the world. Heineken's rich and successful history has been presented in their old defunct brewery in Amsterdam. With several amusement park attractions added to the exhibit and renamed as Amsterdam Heineken Experience.

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Munt Tower (Munttoren)
The Munttoren (mint tower) was once part of the Regulierspoort which consisted of a gate with a tower on each side. It was built between 1480 and 1487 as part of the medieval city wall. Back in the 17th century, the tower was used to mint coins.

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Bloemenmarkt
The Bloemengracht and bloemenmarkt (flowermarket) is well known with all the little stalls, selling the famous dutch tulips. bulbs and a lot of typical dutch souvenirs.

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The Amsterdam Dungeon
The Amsterdam Dungeon really shows you how we treated criminals during the middle ages.

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Museum of the Canals
For centuries here, money has been earned, art created, feasts celebrated and life enjoyed. This is the story that the Museum of the Canals brings to life.

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Melkweg
The Melkweg is a pop venue and cultural center with live music, club nights, photography, film, and festivals. It is in a former sugar refinery and milk factory on the Lijnbaansgracht in Amsterdam, behind the Leidseplein and next to the Stadsschouwburg.

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DeLaMar Theater
DeLaMar Theater is a theater complex with two halls with 601 and 949 seats at Marnixstraat 402, near Leidseplein in Amsterdam. Recently renovated it is one of the most famous theaters of the Netherlands. A lot of famous dutch theatermakers have performed on the stage of the DeLaMar theater.

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Amstelveld
Amstelveld is a square in the center of Amsterdam, between Reguliersgracht, Prinsengracht, and Kerkstraat, close to Utrechtsestraat. The Amstelkerk, a predominantly wooden building, stands on the square. The characteristic plantation consists of 46 Caucasian wingnut trees

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Joods Historisch Museum
The Jewish Historical Museum in Amsterdam is a museum that highlights Jewish culture, religion, and history. The museum has been located on Jonas Daniël Meijerplein since 1987 in the heart of the old Jewish Neighborhood. A good alternative for the Anne Frank house as well.

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De Kleine Komedie
The Kleine Komedie is a theater in Amsterdam located on the Amstel and was built in 1786. It is the oldest theater in Amsterdam and can accommodate 503 spectators. The theater that focuses on small art has since the 1980s become 'the cabaret temple of the Netherlands.

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Rokin
The Rokin is a water and a street in Amsterdam, located between Dam Square and Muntplein, part of the former course of the Amstel.

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Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
The Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam (Dutch pronunciation: [ˌsteːdələk myˌzeːjʏm ˌɑmstərˈdɑm]; Municipal Museum Amsterdam), colloquially known as the Stedelijk, is a museum for modern art, contemporary art, and design located in Amsterdam, Netherlands.[8][9]

The 19th century building was designed by Adriaan Willem Weissman and the 21st century wing with the current entrance was designed by Benthem Crouwel Architects. It is located at the Museum Square in the borough Amsterdam South,[2] where it is close to the Van Gogh Museum, the Rijksmuseum, and the Concertgebouw.[10]

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De Krijtberg - Sint Franciscus Xaveriuskerk
The Krijtberg or St Francis Xaverius church is a Roman Catholic rectorate church in the center of Amsterdam, dedicated to St Francis Xaverius. It is served by priests of the Society of Jesus, better known as the Jesuits.

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The Bulldog The First Coffeeshop
The story of The Bulldog starts in 1974, in the middle of the red light district. Henk de Vries created a place where everyone is welcome. A place where people can enjoy the privilege of being themselves: The Bulldog coffeeshop. Inspired by his dog at that time, a bulldog named Joris. Even the company logo was inspired by Joris; a drawing of Joris’ head.

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Oude Kerk
The Oude Kerk (English: Old Church) is Amsterdam’s oldest building and youngest art institutes (since 2012). The building was founded circa 1213 and consecrated in 1306 by the bishop of Utrecht with Saint Nicolas as its patron saint. After the Reformation in 1578, it became a Calvinist church, which it remains today. It stands in De Wallen, now Amsterdam's main red-light district. The square surrounding the church is the Oudekerksplein.

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Van Gogh Museum
The Van Gogh Museum is a Dutch art museum dedicated to the works of Vincent van Gogh and his contemporaries in Amsterdam; it is located at the Museum Square in the borough Amsterdam South, close to the Stedelijk Museum, the Rijksmuseum, and the Concertgebouw.[7] The museum opened on 2 June 1973,[2] and its buildings were designed by Gerrit Rietveld and Kisho Kurokawa.

The museum contains the largest collection of Van Gogh's paintings and drawings in the world. In 2017, the museum had 2.3 million visitors, and was the most visited museum in the Netherlands, and the 23rd most visited art museum in the world. In 2019, the Van Gogh Museum launched the Meet Vincent Van Gogh Experience, a technology-driven "immersive exhibition" on Van Gogh's life and works, which has toured globally.

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Concertgebouw
The Royal Concertgebouw (Dutch: Koninklijk Concertgebouw, pronounced [ˌkoːnɪnklək kɔnˈsɛrtxəbʌu]) is a concert hall in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The Dutch term "concertgebouw" translates into English as "concert building". Its superb acoustics place it among the finest concert halls in the world, along with Boston's Symphony Hall[2][3] and the Musikverein in Vienna.[4]

In celebration of the building's 125th anniversary, Queen Beatrix bestowed the royal title "Koninklijk" upon the building on 11 April 2013, as she had on the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra upon its 100th in 1988.[5]

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De Stadsschouwburg
The Stadsschouwburg (Dutch: Municipal Theatre) of Amsterdam is the name of a theatre building at the Leidseplein in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The building is in the neo-Renaissance style dating back to 1894, and is the former home of the National Ballet and Opera.[1]

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Paradiso
A former church which was during the flower power time transformed in to a concerthall. Where big name shave performed. Bruce Springsteen, beatles, rolling stones, etc..

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GASSAN
GASSAN Diamonds is a Dutch diamond and jewelry trade in Amsterdam. In 2005, the company sold diamonds and other objects worth around one hundred million euros.

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De Hallen Amsterdam
De Hallen is the name of a cultural center in the Kinkerbuurt in Amsterdam-West, with a library, theater, cinema, catering, TV studios and craft center. The center is located in the former Remise Tollensstraat of the Amsterdam Municipal Tram, built in 1902-'05 and was used by the Amsterdam Municipal Transport Company until 1996, after which the buildings were still in use by various tenants, including Amsterdam Public Transport until 2005 Museum. The complex is located between Kinkerstraat, Bilderdijkkade, Bellamyplein and Ten Katestraat.

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Mozes en Aaronkerk
The Moses and Aaron Church, officially dedicated to St. Anthony of Padua, is a Roman Catholic church on Waterlooplein in Amsterdam, in the Dutch province of North Holland.

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Cromhout House
The Bijbels Museum is a museum on the Herengracht in Amsterdam. The purpose of the museum is to provide insight into the role of the Bible in society and culture in the present and the past and to search together with the visitor for the stories and sentiments that live within our society and culture, both within the museum walls as in the country.

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Huis Marseille
Huis Marseille Museum for Photography is a photography museum on Keizersgracht in Amsterdam, located in a monumental canal house dating from 1665. It is the first museum in the Netherlands that focuses specifically on photography as an art form. Since 1999 there has been a new exhibition every three months.

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Vondelpark
The Vondelpark is an elongated city park in Amsterdam, dating from 1865. The park is located in the Amsterdam-Zuid district, on the border with the Amsterdam-West district. It extends from the Stadhouderskade to the Amstelveenseweg.

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NEMO Science Museum
NEMO Science Museum (from latin Nobody) is a science centre in Amsterdam, Netherlands. It is located in the Oosterdokseiland neighbourhood in the Amsterdam-Centrum borough, situated between the Oosterdokseiland and the Kattenburg. The museum has its origins in 1923, and is housed in a building designed by Renzo Piano since 1997. It contains five floors of hands-on science exhibitions and is the largest science center in the Netherlands. It attracts around 670,000 visitors annually, which makes it the eighth most visited museum in the Netherlands.

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De Bijenkorf
The Bijenkorf was founded in 1870 by Simon Philip Goudsmit and grew from a small haberdashery shop in Amsterdam to a department store chain with branches in twelve cities in 2012.

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Madame Tussauds Amsterdam
Madame Tussauds Amsterdam is a wax museum situated in Amsterdam, the capital city of the Netherlands. It is located in the centre of the city on Dam Square, near the Royal Palace of Amsterdam. Founded in 1970, it was the first Madame Tussauds that was opened in mainland Europe as well as being the first foreign branch of the British institution. The collection of Madame Tussauds Amsterdam consists of a collection of wax figures of famous celebrities in different categories such as the Golden Age of Dutch history.

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Amsterdam Museum
The Amsterdam Museum, known until 2011 as the Amsterdams Historisch Museum, is an Amsterdam based museum, dedicated to the present and past of the city.

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Nieuwe Kerk
De Nieuwe Kerk is a church building in Amsterdam. The church is located on Dam Square, at number 12, next to the Palace on Dam Square. The Mozes and Aäronstraat run between the church and the Palace.

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EYE Film Institute Netherlands
Eye Filmmuseum is a center in Amsterdam dedicated to cinematography. The building is opposite the Central Station, on the north bank of the IJ, in the Overhoeks district. The building was designed by the Austrian architects Roman Delugan and Elke Delugan-Meissl and opened in early 2012.

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A'dam Lookout
A’DAM LOOKOUT is an observation deck with an unrivalled panoramic view of Amsterdam. You’ll see the city’s historical centre, its pulsating port, the unique Dutch polder landscape and you’ll spot the famous canals which belong to the UNESCO world heritage list. Complementing the experience is a state-of-the-art interactive exhibition about Amsterdam’s history and culture. A’DAM LOOKOUT is located on top of the A’DAM Tower in Amsterdam North.

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De Pijp
In the narrow streets of the alternative De Pijp, you will find numerous eastern eateries, traditional pubs, and cafés with terraces. At the Albert Cuyp Market, the maternity holders sell Dutch specialties such as herring and syrup waffles.

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Rembrandtplein
The Rembrandtplein is a square in the center of Amsterdam, between Reguliersbreestraat and Amstelstraat. The square borders on the Thorbeckeplein. The Reguliersdwarsstraat, Korte Reguliersdwarsstraat, Halvemaansteeg, Bakkersstraat, and Utrechtsestraat also lead to the square.

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Hortus Botanicus
The Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam is a botanical garden. The garden is located on Plantage Middenlaan, in the Plantage neighborhood. The garden is approximately 1.2 hectares and contains more than six thousand tropical and native trees and plants

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National Monument
The National Monument on Dam Square in Amsterdam is a memorial for the commemoration of the Second World War in the Netherlands. The monument is central to the annual National Remembrance Day on May 4

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Diamant Museum Amsterdam
The Diamond Museum Amsterdam is a museum in the Dutch capital Amsterdam. The museum provides insight into the mining, grinding and processing of diamonds, while the history goes back to 1586.

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Tropenmuseum
The Tropenmuseum, founded in 1864 as a Colonial Museum, is a Dutch ethnological museum on the Linnaeusstraat in Amsterdam. It has a large collection of ethnographic artifacts from tropical and subtropical regions, especially from the former Dutch overseas territories.

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Museum Van Loon
Museum Van Loon is a museum in a patrician's house on Keizersgracht 672 in Amsterdam that has been owned by members of the Van Loon family since 1884 and derives its name from it.
The canal house where the museum resides was built in 1672, and served as the home of artist Ferdinand Bol. From 1884 to 1945 the Van Loons lived in the house. Thora van Loon-Egidius, who lived in the house, was a lady-in-waiting for Wilhelmina of the Netherlands.

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Museum Quarter (Museumkwartier)
Museumkwartier (Amsterdam) (the Museum Quarter) is a neighbourhood of Amsterdam, Netherlands, located in the borough of Amsterdam-Zuid.

It is bordered by the Stadhouderskade, Vondelpark, Emmastraat, Reinier Vinkeleskade and the Hobbemakade.

The area was developed following the construction of the Rijksmuseum.

The neighbourhood gets its name from the major museums at Museumplein; the Rijksmuseum, the Stedelijk Museum and Van Gogh Museum. Other attractions in the area include the Concertgebouw and the Vondelpark.

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NDSM Wharf
From the 1920s to the 1980s, the NDSM wharf was one of the largest shipyards in the world, where imposing mammoth tankers rolled down the slope. After the cessation of these activities, this vast terrain - with its impressive backdrop of crane tracks, sheds, and a giant ramp - became a home base for creative pioneers such as Dogtroep and Robodock.

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IJdock
The IJ is a river, formerly a sea arm, in North Holland. The actual IJ or Binnen-IJ separates the inner city of Amsterdam from Amsterdam-Noord and was originally a spur of the Zuiderzee. The name IJ is related to the Frisian Ae, Ee or Die. This means 'water'

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De Gooyer Windmill
De Gooyer is a scaffolding mill on Amsterdam's Funenkade, at Zeeburgerstraat / corner of Sarphatistraat, between Nieuwe Vaart and Singelgracht.

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Foam - Photography Museum Amsterdam
Foam is a photography museum on the Keizersgracht in Amsterdam. The museum presents changing exhibitions in which all kinds of photographic genres are shown, such as historical photos, art photos, news photos, and fashion photos.

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The Cat Cabinet
The Cat Cabinet is an art museum in Amsterdam entirely devoted to cats. The collection includes paintings, drawings, sculptures and other works of art from cats, including works by Picasso, Rembrandt, Toulouse-Lautrec, Corneille, Sal Meijer, Théophile Steinlen and Jože Cha.

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Spui
The Spui is a street in the center of Amsterdam that extends between the Rokin and the Singel. Halfway the Spui is crossed by the Kalverstraat. Slightly north of the Singel, the Spuistraat and the Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal come together.

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New English Bookstore
An authentic English bookstore in the heart of Amsterdam

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Willet-Holthuysen Museum
The Willet-Holthuysen Museum on Herengracht 605 in Amsterdam is a canal house that is open to the public, with fully furnished period rooms. The museum gives a picture of life in a chic building on the Amsterdam canals in the 18th and 19th centuries. The museum is managed by the Amsterdam Museum.

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Amstelpark
The Amstelpark was built and opened for the 1972 Floriade gardening exhibition. The park has its own train line, the Amstel train, which runs through the Rosarium, the rhododendron valley and the Riekermolen.

The park contains a variety of plant species from around the world, including a "rhododendron valley" with about 139 species of rhododendrons, blooming in April and May. At one point, the park lost about 30 percent of its larger trees due to disease.

The park contains a Japanese Garden, which was renovated in 2001 at the time of the celebration of the 400-year relationship between the Netherlands and Japan.

The Riekermolen windmill lies south of the Amstelpark. The windmill was situated here in 1636, was active until 1932, and was removed in 1956. The city council decided to rebuild the mill on the west side of the Amstel in 1961. Rembrandt sketched the windmill.

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In de Waag
De Waag is a 15th-century building on the Nieuwmarkt in the center of Amsterdam. It was originally a city gate. The current name refers to the later function as a hedge. The building has had a series of other functions, including guild house, museum, fire station, and anatomical theater.

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Oosterpark
The Oosterpark is a city park and street in the Oosterparkbuurt in Amsterdam East. The park is approximately 12 hectares. The Oosterpark, which was built in 1891, was the first large park to be laid out by the municipality of Amsterdam. Previous parks in the city were smaller or private initiative.

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Body Worlds
BODY WORLDS Amsterdam takes you on a fascinating journey through the human body. With over 200 real laminated bodies, BODY WORLDS teaches you everything you ever wanted to know about your own anatomy.

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Homomonument
The Homomonument is a memorial on the Westermarkt, located between the Westerkerk and the Keizersgracht in the center of Amsterdam. The monument was unveiled on 5 September 1987 and consists of three pink, granite triangles, arranged in such a way that together they form a large triangle.

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Sarphatipark
The Sarphatipark is a 4.5-hectare rectangular park in the middle of Amsterdam's De Pijp residential area in the Zuid district. The park was named in 1888 after the doctor, urban planner, and benefactor Samuel Sarphati

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The Smallest House in Amsterdam
The smallest house in Amsterdam is located at Oude Hoogstraat 22 in the old city center of Amsterdam, next to the Oost-Indisch Huis and the gate to the Walloon Church. The house, by some called the "Smallest house of Europe",[1] is 2.02 meters (6 feet 8 inches) wide and 5 meters (16 feet 5 inches) deep. With its distinctive spout gable, this house represents a miniature version of a typical Amsterdam canal house.

The smallest house in Amsterdam is registered as a national heritage site

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Museum Het Schip
Museum Het Schip is a museum in Amsterdam-West, located in the block with the same name. The museum is dedicated to the Amsterdam School. The building is considered as a prominent example of this architectural style.

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Hollandsche Schouwburg
The Hollandsche Schouwburg is a Jewish monument on the Plantage Middenlaan in Amsterdam. Between 1893 and 1942 it was a theater. In the war years 1942 and 1943 it was a gathering place where Jews were deported via Camp Westerbork to Nazi Germany extermination camps.

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Amsterdam Tulip Museum
The Amsterdam Tulip Museum, also known as the Tulip Museum, is located at Prinsengracht 116, opposite the Anne Frank House. The museum shows the history of the tulip below, from its discovery in Central Asia to the present time.

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Pieter Cornelisz Hooftstraat
The Pieter Cornelisz. Hooftstraat, usually P.C. Called Hooftstraat, is a street in Amsterdam. The street was named in 1872 after the historian, poet, and playwright Pieter Cornelisz. Hooft. Now it is know to have shope with the more expensive brands like Prada, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, G-star, etc..

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Waterlooplein Market
Waterlooplein is the oldest flea market in the Netherlands. Founded one hundred and thirty-three years ago, open six days a week and with about three hundred stalls, one of the nicest and nicest places in the heart of Amsterdam. You can wander around, watch and tap on something fun. From vintage cameras to second-hand books, to jewelry and the latest fashion for little

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Erotic Museum
Amsterdam is famous for its beautiful canals, historic buildings, misty coffee shops, beautiful museums, frank culture, and iconic Red Light District. This unique attraction is visited by millions of tourists every year, and the Erotic Museum is centrally located in this area.

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Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam
The Resistance Museum (Dutch: Verzetsmuseum) is a museum located in the Plantage neighbourhood in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.[1] The Dutch Resistance Museum, chosen as the best historical museum of the Netherlands[2], tells the story of the Dutch people in World War II. From 14 May 1940 to 5 May 1945, the Netherlands were occupied by Nazi Germany.

Permanent exhibits of the museum recreate the atmosphere of the streets of Amsterdam during the German occupation of World War II. Big photographs, old posters, objects, films and sounds from that horrible time, help to recreate the scene. The background of the Holocaust is also visualized to the visitor. This is an exhibition about everyday life during that time, but also about exceptional historical events and the resistance of the population against the Nazis and heroism.

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