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Queen’s Day

Did you know that as of next year there will be no Queen's Day on 30 April anymore? Starting 2014 King's Day will be...
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Larger-than-life bookcase in Amsterdam Oud-West

Did you know that each book in this giant bookcase weighs about 25kg? This artwork in Amsterdam Oud-West is part of a neighbourhood where...
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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...
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...
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...
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Unlimited travel day ticket Amsterdam

Did you know that the GVB day ticket (€7.50) provides 24 hours of unlimited travel on all 15 tram routes, 41 bus routes and...
Did you know that the Poezenboot in Amsterdam is a floating cat sanctuary with around 50 stray and abandoned cats? About a dozen cats are permanent residents and the others are adoptable. Visitors are free to pet the roaming kitties.

Poezenboot: floating cat sanctuary in Amsterdam

Did you know that the Poezenboot in Amsterdam is a floating cat sanctuary with around 50 stray and abandoned cats? About a dozen cats are...
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Museum-hop into the wee hours during Museum Night

During the yearly Museum Night (Museumnacht) this Saturday in Amsterdam you can museum-hop into the wee hours (19.00-02.00). Tickets (€17.50) include entrance to 45...
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Cruising Amsterdam’s canals

Did you know there are about 200 tourist vessels in Amsterdam? Each year more than 3 million tourists enjoy a tour of Amsterdam's canals. 
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Swimming in Amsterdam’s canals to raise awareness for ALS

Did you know that over 1000 brave people took a swim today in Amsterdam's canals to raise awareness and funds for the incurable motor-neuron...

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