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Portuguese Synagogue Amsterdam

Portuguese Synagogue Amsterdam

The Portuguese-Israeli Synagogue is a late 17th-century Sephardic synagogue in Amsterdam. It is also known as the Esnoga which is the Ladino word for synagogue. The construction of the synagogue was completed in 1675.   In January 2012 Israeli Prime-Minister Benjamin Netanyahu described this as “one of the most beautiful synagogues I have ever seen.”

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Oude Kerk Amsterdam Oudezijds Voorburgwal

Oude Kerk Amsterdam’s Oldest Church

Oude Kerk, known as the “Old Church” is the city’s first church and its oldest monument. It stands on the site of a wooden chapel built around 1250, which was destroyed by fire. The church was rebuilt as a small stone Church in the 14th century.

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Rembrandthuis Amsterdam

Rembrandt House Museum

Rembrandt is perhaps undoubtedly the greatest artist of the Dutch Golden age. He left a substantial and exceptional collection of artwork, much of which can be seen at the Rembrandt House Museum. Rembrandt lived in the house at Jodenbreestraat 4 in Amsterdam between 1639 and 1658. This large house built in 1606 cost him 13,000 […]

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Munttoren by Night

Munttoren Amsterdam

The Munttoren is a historic tower standing on the busy Muntplein square in Amsterdam. Munttoren (mint tower) is a remnant of the Regulierspoort which was a gateway into the city. The tower was part of the old medieval city wall built between 1480 and 1487. It had two towers separated by a gate & guardhouse. […]

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