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Meet the stars at Madame Tussauds in Amsterdam

Madame Tussauds is one of Amsterdam's major tourist attraction and offers a fully interactive experience. It is nothing like a conventional museum where you...
The Hortus Bulborum is the only bulb garden in the world with more than 4,000 different varieties of tulips, hyacinths, daffodils and other colorful spring flowers. Every spring the outdoor garden of Hortus Bulborum is a feast for the eyes and a pleasure for the nose.

Hortus Bulborum: Unique spring flower garden

The Hortus Bulborum is the only bulb garden in the world with more than 4,000 different varieties of tulips, hyacinths, daffodils and other colorful...
Open Tower Day: Did you know that this Saturday 20 historical and present-day towers in Amsterdam open their doors to the public?

Open Tower Day in Amsterdam

Did you know that on Saturday 24 March twenty historical and present-day towers in Amsterdam open their doors? Many of these towers are normally closed...
For all other Dutch icons there is a place to see or visit: tulips at Keukenhof, windmills at Kinderdijk and Zaanse Schans, cheese at Gouda and bicycles are ofcourse everywhere. But there wasn't a place to see the kissing couple yet. The massive statue at Amsterdam Westport was installed on 30 November 2017 and officially unveiled twee weeks later.

Kissing Couple XXXL: Feel the love in Amsterdam

You most likely know the Delftware kissing couple as a little cute souvenir. When you arrive at Schiphol Airport and exit through the doors...
From cotton candy to claw games and from fresh poffertjes to haunted houses, there is plenty to do at funfairs. As of 2018 the biyearly funfair on Amsterdam's Dam Square no longer exists. We have compiled a list of travellng funfairs in Amsterdam.

Funfairs in Amsterdam 2018

As of 2018 the biyearly funfair on Amsterdam's Dam Square no longer exists. The city council has decided to no longer grant permits for...
Did you know there are 2,500 houseboats in Amsterdam but only one is a museum where you can get a peek of life onboard?

Houseboat Museum: small but quirky museum in Amsterdam

Did you know there are 2,500 houseboats in Amsterdam but only one is a museum where you can get a peek of life onboard? The...
Did you know that the historic Beurs van Berlage in Amsterdam hosts a two day chocolate festival on 24 and 25 February? Sample fine chocolate, discover new flavors and learn about the process from cocoa bean to chocolate bar.

Chocolate festival in the heart of Amsterdam

Did you know that the taste of chocolate varies depends on where the cocoa comes from, just like cheese and wine? You can learn...
Did you know that the Egmond Walking Marathon on 27 and 28 January takes you along the North Sea beach and scenic winding roads in the dunes? Last year more than 13,000 walkers contributed to the Dutch rheumatism association.

Egmond Walking Marathon 2018

Did you know that the Egmond Walking Marathon on 27 and 28 January 2018 takes you along the North Sea beach and scenic winding...
National Tulip Day! Did you know that you can pick a beautiful bouquet of tulips for free at Amsterdam's Dam Square on Saturday 20 January 2018?

National Tulip Day: pick tulips for free in Amsterdam

Did you know that you can pick a beautiful bouquet of tulips for free at Amsterdam's Dam Square on National Tulip Day Saturday 20...
Did you know that as of tomorrow you need an OV chip card or ticket with QR code to open the gates at Amsterdam Central Station? For passengers with a printed or mobile ticket there are special gates with a barcode reader.

OV chip card at Amsterdam Central Station

Did you know that as of 4 December 2017 you need an OV chip card or ticket with QR code to open the gates...

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