Amsterdam Tourist Guide

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Places of interest

Rijskmuseum

The Rijksmuseum is the most famous and largest museum in the Netherlands. It is a familiar Amsterdam landmark and possesses an unrivalled collection of Dutch art, from early religious works to the masterpieces of the Golden Age. With of course the Nightwatch by Rembrandt.

Van Gogh Museum

A visit to the Van Gogh Museum is a unique experience. The museum contains the largest collection of paintings by Vincent van Gogh in the world. It provides the opportunity to keep track of the artist's developments, or compare his paintings to works by other artists from the 19th century in the collection. The museum also holds an extensive offer of exhibitions on various subjects from 19th century art history.

Anne Frank House

The former hiding place, where Anne Frank wrote her diary, is now a well-known museum. The Anne Frank House. The museum tells the history of the eight people in hiding and those who helped them during the war. Anne Frank's diary is among the original objects on display.

Amsterdam Royal Palace

The Amsterdam Royal Palace is built as the town hall, the building's Classical facade and fine sculptures were intended to glorify the city of Amsterdam and its government.

Old Church

The Old Church is the oldest building in Amsterdam (about 1306). It looks a bit weird: this beautiful serene church surrounded by woman in underwear, as it is situated in the hart of the red light district. The former wife of Rembrandt (Saskia) is buried here.

Stedelijk Museum

The Stedelijk Museum houses the civic collection of modern art, displaying works by Picasso, Matisse, Cezane and Monet. The museum also stages contemporary art exhibitions, and a sculpture garden is to be found behind the building.

Magere Brug

The Magere Brug (situated on Amstel, between Keizersgracht and Prinsengracht and in opposite of the Carré theatre) is only a 5 minute walk from the guesthouse. It is a traditional double-leaf Dutch draw-bridge which was originally built in 1670.