Amsterdam Tips

Primark Amsterdam Beurspassage

Why is Primark Amsterdam So Popular With Tourists?

The store’s main entrance is on Damrak. There is also a side entrance in the newly renovated Beurspassage, which links Damrak and main shopping street Nieuwendijk.  Primark Amsterdam is a flagship store is very popular with both visitors & locals alike. But why would you spend time in a budget clothing store when there are so many cultural […]

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Amsterdam Top 5 Museums 2016 Infographic

Amsterdam’s Most Popular Museums 2016

These are the figures for Amsterdam’s Top 5 most popular museums in 2016 Rijksmuseum: 2,259,987 Van Gogh Museum: 2,076,526 Anne Frank House: 1,295,585 Stedelijk Museum: 654,776 Sex Museum: 768,912   The information in this article was provided by Reponse for the Netherlands Board of Tourism and Conventions.

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Cheap Train Tickets for Travel In Holland

The Dutch railways offer a standard day-ticket (Dagkaart). This gives you unlimited travel on the Dutch rail network for one day. It costs around €50 and is worth considering if you are making longer trips. For example, a excursion such as Amsterdam to Maastricht, to Arnhem and then back to Amsterdam would be around €20 cheaper with the day-ticket. Periodically, there are much […]

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infographic showing the top five amsterdam museums in 2014

Top 5 Amsterdam Museums 2014

2014 saw an increase in each of Amsterdam’s top 5 museums. The Rijksmuseum was again the most popular museum in Amsterdam with numbers rising by 200,000 from 2,250,000 to 2,450,000.

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Sinterklaas

Sinterklaas Arrival Amsterdam

In mid-November, Sinterklaas along his faithful horse and helpers arrive in Amsterdam. The boat sails along the Amstel river and moors at the Maritime Museum. After a short break Sinterklaas saddles up and rides his horse Amerigo through the city streets. Boat Route 10:00 Sinterklaas arrives in Amsterdam and can be seen first at Omval […]

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Rooftop terrace of the Nemo science museum in Amsterdam

Money Saving Tips Amsterdam

Travelling on a budget? There’s no need to spend a lot of money during your visit. Here are our money saving tips for Amsterdam! Water Ferries The GVB water ferries which run behind Central Station connect the city with the northern part of Amsterdam which is being regenerated. There is no charge for using them and they […]

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Panoramic Views of Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a flat city with no hills which makes it great for cycling and walking. So if you want to catch some panoramic views of Amsterdam, you will need to visit some of the these locations. Nemo The Nemo science exhibition has a very large rooftop cafe with puzzles and games for children. Access to the rooftop […]

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Vondel Park Gates, Amsterdam

Rest & Relaxation

All that walking and cycling can leave you feeling tired. Here are some ways to rest & recharge you batteries in Amsterdam: hop on a boat and take a canal cruise head to one of the parks such as Vondel Park or Ooster Park grab a leisurely coffee – the hotel cafes often have the […]

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