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Artis Zoo

Artis: The oldest zoo in the Netherlands

Did you know that Artis is not only the oldest zoo in the Netherlands but also one of the oldest zoos of Europe? The zoo...
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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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Houseboats in Amsterdam

Did you know there are approximately 2,500 houseboats in Amsterdam?
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Canals in Amsterdam

Did you know there are no less than 165 canals in Amsterdam?
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No urinating in canals, please

Did you know it is against the law to urinate in a canal, unless you are pregnant?
Anne Frank House

More than a million visitors Anne Frank House

Did you know that last year more than a million visitors from 95 different countries paid a visit to the Anne Frank House in...
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Royal Palace overlooking Dam Square in Amsterdam

Did you know that the 17th century Royal Palace overlooking Dam Square in Amsterdam is used by King Willem-Alexander for official functions and to entertain...
Rijksmuseum Amsterdam

Rijksmuseum Amsterdam reopens after 10-year renovation

Did you know that the State Museum (Rijksmuseum) in Amsterdam opens its doors today after a 10-year renovation? The museum exhibits over 8,000 objects...
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Rembrandt’s masterpiece the Night Watch moving house

Did you know that today Rembrandt's masterpiece the Night Watch has been moved from a temporary wing to the main building of Rijksmuseum in...
Queen's Day

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...