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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...
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...
Did you know that from 30 November 2017 until 21 January 2018 the Dutch capital illuminates for the annual Amsterdam Light Festival? Take a canal boat along, under and through spectacular light artworks. There is also a walking route from 14 December to 7 January.

Amsterdam Light Festival 2017-2018

Did you know that from 30 November 2017 until 21 January 2018 the Dutch capital illuminates for the annual Amsterdam Light Festival? Take a...
Did you know that the Skinny Bridge (Magere Brug) in Amsterdam is one of the most romantic spots in Amsterdam? Legend has it that couples who kiss passionately crossing under the Skinny Bridge will be in love forever.

Skinny Bridge: one of the most romantic spots in Amsterdam

Did you know that the Skinny Bridge (Magere Brug) in Amsterdam is one of the most romantic spots in Amsterdam? Legend has it that couples...
Did you know that there are more Amsterdams than just the Dutch capital? Other Amsterdams can be found in i.a. South Africa, Canada, New York, California, Pennsylvania, Texas, Missouri and Virginia.

There are more Amsterdams than just the Dutch capital

Did you know that there are more Amsterdams than just the Dutch capital? Other Amsterdams can be found in i.a. South Africa, Canada, New York,...

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