History

10 Facts About Amsterdam In WWII

Amsterdam in World War II Dam Square Memorial

Amsterdam In WWII History You Must Know The Netherlands went through a lot during the Second World War, between 1940 and 1945. This list contains 5 interesting facts about Amsterdam in WWII and 5 frequently asked questions. What happened in Amsterdam In WWII? The German occupation of the Netherlands and Amsterdam can be divided into […]

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10x Amsterdam History Facts

10 Interesting Amsterdam History Facts Learn more about the most liberal city in the world and check out these amazing Amsterdam history facts that will blow your mind. 1 | Amsterdam History Facts: Canal Ring Did you know that Amsterdam’s world famous canal ring got its spot on the UNESCO world heritage list only as recently […]

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Cocaine & Other Drugs in Amsterdam

drugs in netherlands amsterdam

The History of Drugs & Alcohol in the Netherlands Cocaine, heroin and opium: it’s hard to imagine now, but these drugs were completely legal in Amsterdam at the beginning of the 20th-century. They were even produced here. Dutch Cocaine Factory On the corner of the Eerste Schinkelstraat / Schinkelkade in Amsterdam stood the Dutch Cocaine […]

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Dam Square Amsterdam

Amsterdam Dam Square The Netherlands

Dam Square Amsterdam is a must-see! The main public square in Amsterdam grew from the first days of Holland’s capital, with the construction of a causeway (or dam as the Dutch call it) across the Amstel river. This is also how Amsterdam got its name. Just like the Amstel once cut through here, so Damrak […]

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Amsterdam Audio Tour App in Red Light District

Red Light District Audio Tour

Self Guided Amsterdam Walking Tour We’ve developed a unique Amsterdam Audio Tour app specifically for Amsterdam’s Red Light District. In it, 22 local an international experts will tell you all about one of Holland’s most unique areas. Amsterdam Audio Tour With Virtual Guide & GPS During the tour your virtual guide Sophie will talk and […]

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