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Marten and Oopjen

Rembrandt’s only two life-sized portraits

Did you know that tomorrow Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum welcomes Rembrandt's first and only life-sized portraits, of newly-weds Marten and Oopjen? To celebrate this monumental co-purchase (with...
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Schiphol Airport 4.5 metres below sea level

Did you know that when your plane arrives at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, it lands 4.5 metres below sea level?

Free tours of Amsterdam diamond factories

Did you know that you can take a free tour of one of Amsterdam's diamond factories? A guide will take you on a tour...
Heineken Experience

Sample beer at the Heineken Experience

Did you know you can see the history of Heineken beer, the full process of beer making and participate in all kinds of interactive...
Gregory van der Wiel

Amsterdam’s male population ranked among the sexiest in the world

Did you know that Amsterdam's male population is ranked among the sexiest in the world? According to Travels Digest the best looking men can...
Amsterdam Light Festival

Amsterdam Light Festival 2016-2017

Did you know that from tonight until 22 January 2017 the Dutch capital illuminates for the Amsterdam Light Festival? Take a canal boat along,...

Gay Pride Canal Parade in Amsterdam

Did you know that tomorrow Amsterdam colors pink when tens of thousands are gathering around Amsterdam's canals for the annual parade of boats to...

Schiphol; Europe’s best airport

Did you know that Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has been named Europe's best airport in the annual Skytrax World Airport Awards? On top of that...

The world’s first specialized condom shop

Did you know that the world's first specialized condom shop opened its doors in 1987 in Amsterdam? Condomerie Het Gulden Vlies is located near...

Amsterdam is entirely built on long poles

Did you know that Amsterdam is entirely built on long poles hammered deep into the ground, otherwise the buildings would sink away in the...