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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...
Amsterdam

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...
Rijksmuseum

Eighty galleries at Rijksmuseum Amsterdam

Did you know that there are 8000 objects in 80 galleries telling the story of 800 years of Dutch art and history at Amsterdam's...
Claude Monet

French painter Monet in the Netherlands

Did you know that French painter Claude Monet and his family spent a few months in Amsterdam and Zaandam in 1871? In this period...
Amsterdam Dungeon

Relive the Netherlands’ horrifying history at the Amsterdam Dungeon

Did you know you can relive the Netherlands' horrifying history at the Amsterdam Dungeon? During the 80-minute tour you get to step aboard a...
Anne Frank House

Avoid the wait in a long line at the Anne Frank House

Did you know that you can avoid the wait in a long line at the Anne Frank House by purchasing tickets online? You choose a...
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,...
Amsterdam

No urinating in canals, please

Did you know it is against the law to urinate in a canal, unless you are pregnant?
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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...
Museumnacht Amsterdam

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...