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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...
metro Rotterdam RET

Metro systems in the Netherlands

Did you know that Amsterdam and Rotterdam are the only Dutch cities with a metro system?

No urinating in canals, please

Did you know it is against the law to urinate in a canal, unless you are pregnant?
Dutch synchrone swimming coach Nadine Struijk carrying the Olympic Flame during the torch relay through Wales - May 2012

The Olympic Flame reintroduced in Amsterdam

Did you know that the Olympic Flame was reintroduced at the Olympics in Amsterdam in 1928? The tradition comes from the ancient Greeks who kept...
Anne Frank House

More than a million visitors Anne Frank House

Did you know that last year more than a million visitors from 95 different countries paid a visit to the Anne Frank House in...

Amsterdam beats Venice in the number of bridges

Did you know that Amsterdam surpasses the amount of bridges in Venice considerably? There are 409 bridges crossing Venice's canals while Amsterdam has over 1,500...

Carillons in Amsterdam

Did you know that the world's greatest concentration of carillons is found in Amsterdam? Most of the 9 carillons date back to the 17th...

Play a game of chess at Max Euwe Square in Amsterdam

Did you know that you can play a game of outdoor chess outside the Chess Museum at Max Euwe Square in Amsterdam? The square...
solar bicycle path

Solar bicycle path

Did you know that this solar bicycle path generates enough energy to power one household for a year? The 70 meter long test track...


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