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Become An Expert: 8 Stunning Rembrandt Paintings Explained

Rembrandt Paintings Nightwatch

Rembrandt Looking in the Mirror No other 17th-century artist produced as many self-portraits as the great Dutch painter Rembrandt van Rijn. From his early years as a rising talent in Leiden (the Netherlands) until shorty before his death, he routinely chose his own facial features as the subject of penetrating study. He had good reason […]

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How to Cycle Around in Amsterdam – 14 Great Tips

How to cycle around in Amsterdam

14 Cycle Tips and Tricks in Amsterdam Useful and free cycling in Amsterdam tips. Here’s a useful handbook on how to cycle around in Amsterdam including turning, passing, parking, laws, signs, trams, etc. Cycling in Amsterdam: Rules The cycling-basics; let’s start off with the rules. Safety first! Cycling Paths Amsterdam Did you know that the […]

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The 10 Worst Coffeeshops In Amsterdam

Worst coffeeshops in Amsterdam

Coffeeshops in Amsterdam Guide Coffeeshops In Amsterdam Reviews From Frequent Visitors This list was based on a survey done with members of the popular Dam Jam Facebook group. These members are what you would consider “pro smokers” and frequent coffeeshop-visitors. Most of the members are from United Kingdom. The Facebook page has a total of […]

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6x Best Amsterdam Canal Tours Near Central Station

The Best Amsterdam Canal Tours

6 Best Amsterdam Canals Tours Sure most canal tours are quite touristy, but these boat tours are really a delightful way to see Amsterdam. Several companies depart from at Amsterdam’s Central Station, Damrak, Rokin, at the Heineken Experience and in opposite of the famous Rijksmuseum. Costs are overall pretty similar (about 16 euro per adult). […]

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5x Amsterdam Beer Bars

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5 Tips for A Good Amsterdam Beer Bar Around 1980, the Netherlands had a historically low number of just 19 breweries, but now in Amsterdam alone there are 16 breweries with their own installation and more than two dozen so-called rental brewers, who carry out their recipes with third parties. What are the best Amsterdam […]

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You Can Stop Searching: 5 Best Croissants In Amsterdam

Best Croissants in Amsterdam Netherlands

5 Tips For A Delicious Croissant in Amsterdam Everybody loves croissants! However, quality can differ a lot depending on where you buy them. We’ve made a top 5 selection of the best croissants in Amsterdam. French Croissant Shop Amsterdam South Le Fournil de SĂ©bastien on Olympiaplein (Olympia Square) has become a household name for many […]

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12x Amazing Amsterdam Must Eat Snacks That You Want To Try

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Dutch Food in Amsterdam Here’s a delicious list with 12 Amsterdam must eat snacks for your upcoming visit. Ever heard of patatje oorlog, poffertjes, kroketten, drop, hutspot or tompouces? All typical Dutch food which you can all buy in Holland’s capital. Check out the Amsterdam must eat snacks overview: Dutch Cheese In the Netherlands we […]

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8 Greatest Local’s Amsterdam Beer Garden

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8 Tips For A Good Beer Garden in Amsterdam Beers and sunshine, is there even a better combination? We’ve made a selection of the finest Amsterdam beer garden options in the city center. The best places to get your drink and tan on. CafĂ© Fonteyn At Amsterdam’s Nieuwmarkt – just next to the Red Light […]

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5x Prettiest Canals in Amsterdam That You Want To See

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Amsterdam Canals In Dutch a canal is a “gracht” and canals are “grachten”. There are a couple of canals in Amsterdam that form the central canal right, also known as “grachtengordel” in Dutch. The beauties came to life during the beginning of the 17th-century, after the population in Amsterdam grew beyond its medieval walls and […]

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Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam: The Best Museum in the Netherlands

Rijksmuseum Amsterdam

Amsterdam Rijksmuseum Holland’s Premier Art Trove The Rijksmuseum is Holland’s premier art trove, showing Rembrandts, Vermeer’s and 7500 other masterpieces over 1,5 km of galleries. To escape the biggest crowds, visit the Rijksmuseum after 3 pm. Or visit it during a sunny day. Or pre-book tickets online, which provides fast-track entry. Originally the work of […]

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