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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...
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Metro systems in the Netherlands

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

Saint Nicholas, the patron saint of Amsterdam

Did you know that Saint Nicholas is also known as the patron saint of Amsterdam?
Did you know that the construction of the North/South metro line in Amsterdam not only came with a lot of headaches, annoyances and delays but also turned out to be an archaeological gold mine?

Archaeological gold mine in the heart of Amsterdam

Did you know that the construction of the North/South metro line ('Noord-Zuidlijn' in Dutch) in Amsterdam not only came with a lot of headaches,...
Madame Tussauds Sven Kramer

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...
funfair kermis Amsterdam

Funfair in the heart of Amsterdam

Click here for a list of funfairs in Amsterdam in 2018 Did you know that a travelling funfair ('kermis in Dutch') pitches up twice a...
Amsterdam canal cruise

Amsterdam’s first canal cruise dates back to 1621

Did you know that the first canal cruise in the history of Amsterdam took place in 1621? Queen Elisabeth Stuart was welcomed in a...
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

Larger than life mural of Anne Frank

Did you know that Brazilian artist Eduardo Kobra is currently finishing a large mural of Anne Frank at NDSM shipyards in Amsterdam? One of Kobra's...