This museum holds a collection of 17th century paintings as well as an Asian art department. Stedelijk Museum This is one of the world's most leading museums in the field of modern art. Apart from paintings and sculpture, the collection includes photography, video art and design. A great part of the collection consists of post-1945 art.
The canal house which secretly housed the Jewish girl Anne Frank and her family during the second world war and in which she wrote her famous diary.
A permanent exhibition of the many aspects of Judaism. There are also frequent temporary exhibitions dealing with subjects at national and international interest.
A unique museum of waxworks which promises an exciting exhibit full of special effects.
Interactive exhibitions (about science, technology, energy, man and interactions) challenge you to play and experiment on your own.
.....such as Boom Chicago, offer laughs in the English language.
The City Theater 'Stadsschouwburg' presents dance as well as serious and lighter theatre.
The Carre is the place to go for blockbuster musicals and occasional grand opera.
The Dutch National Opera and Ballet companies, as well as many notable visitors, perform at the Muziektheater.
The Concertgebouw is home to the superb Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and host to international soloists and orchestras.
Pop music is found in the Paradiso and Melkweg, with experimental music in the IJsbreker and jazz in the Bimhuis. Numerous café's offer live music nightly.
To be honest, this website is too small to mention all of Amsterdam's rich cultural life. More infomation can be found over the internet or at the hotel's front desk.
The most popular method of transport in the city. There are lots of places to rent bikes, just ask our front-desk. Thus, you can just bike around and get to know the city Or you can take a guided-tour and see some of Amsterdam's hidden corners.
- Museum boat, the museum boat carries you around the city's museums. While sailling to the next mooring site, you'll enjoy all the most beautiful spots along the Amsterdam canals.
- Canal boat, the canal boat is a comfortable one from which you can see the city’s 17th century merchants' houses, elegant bridges, lovely church spires, house boats and old locks.
- Canal bike, discover the architecture, canals and bicycles, the three hallmarks of Amsterdam while you peddle through the canals in a water-bike.
- Circle tram,this tram is crossing Amsterdam in two directions and make it very easy to go from one attraction to the next - with no transfers! Circle tram 20 will run about every 10 minutes from 9.00 to 19.00 hours daily.
- City trams, you can always take a map, tram schedule and simply go to explore the city on your own, Amsterdam's safe sorroundings and helpful residents make this experience a very plesent one.
- Leidse Square, Rembrandt Square, Dam, just three areas in Amsterdam for walking, shopping and cafes.
- Singel Canal is where you can find the famous Flower Market, walking distance from Leidse Square.
- Close by the Rembrandtplein you will find the famous floating flower market and Waterlooplein.
- Along Kalverstraat, next to Dam-square, are fashion boutiques, gift shops and newsagents.
- Museum district, discover the road leading up to the Rijks Museum, lined with 70 arts and antiques dealers of international repute. Nearby you can find P.C. Hooftstraat and Van Baerlestraat – which holds the stores of Holland's most prestigious designers as well as international labels - this is the fashionable heart of Amsterdam.
- Concert Hall, the Concert Hall is home to the superb royal Concertgebouw orchestra and host to international soloists and orchestras.
- Diamonds, take a diamond workshop. Some of the most famous diamonds in the world have been cut and polished in Amsterdam!
- Casino, Holland casino is the only organization in Holland with a government license. There are 10 Holland casino's through the country with different kinds of roulette and poker, punto banco, sic bo, and many other games.
- Vondelpark, this is 'the green lung of Amsterdam', perfect for walking, playing and laying in the sun, on fine days.