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John Lennon & Yoko Ono

Sleep in the same room as John & Yoko at Amsterdam Hilton

Did you know you can spend your honeymoon in the same presidential suite at the Amsterdam Hilton Hotel where John Lennon and Yoko Ono spend...
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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...
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...
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Madame Tussauds in Amsterdam

Since 1971 Madame Tussauds in Amsterdam has been home to many wax statues of movie stars, world leaders, musicians, sport heros, royals and of...
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...
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...
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Play a game of chess at Max Euwe Square in Amsterdam

Did you know that you can play a game of outdoor chess outside the Chess Museum at Max Euwe Square in Amsterdam? The square...
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International Pillow Fight Day in Amsterdam

Did you know that International Pillow Fight Day is taking place in many countries all over the world tomorrow? The Amsterdam edition starts at...
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...
Sinterklaas

Saint Nicholas, the patron saint of Amsterdam

Did you know that Saint Nicholas is also known as the patron saint of Amsterdam?