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.”
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.
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 […]
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. […]
The Mozes en Aäronkerk is a Roman Catholic Church in Waterlooplein, Amsterdam.
A floating market located on Singel selling flowers, bulbs & souvenirs.
A historic and beautiful draw-bridge located on the river Amstel.
A picturesque and tranquil location for taking photos of canals and bridges.
A richly decorated bridge connecting the Rembrandtplein and Waterlooplein areas.
A small but lively, historic square named after the world-famous Dutch artist Rembrandt.