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Amsterdam’s Munttoren wrapped in a huge condom

Did you know that Amsterdam's Munttoren is wrapped in a 35-meter long condom for World AIDS Day today? The Stop Aids Now! organisation wants...
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...
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...
Amsterdam Kalverstraat

Kalverstraat: Amsterdam’s busiest shopping street

Did you know that Amsterdam's busiest shopping street Kalverstraat is named after the cattle market that was held there until 1629? Not only is...

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...
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Schiphol Airport 4.5 metres below sea level

Did you know that when your plane arrives at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, it lands 4.5 metres below sea level?

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. 

Carillons in Amsterdam

Did you know that the world's greatest concentration of carillons is found in Amsterdam? Most of the 9 carillons date back to the 17th...

Statues in Amsterdam by unknown artist

Did you know this iron sculpture of a man sawing a tree is one of the many anonymous statues scattered about Amsterdam? All of...

Princess Beatrix’ secret visit to the Red Light District

Did you know that Princess Beatrix secretly visited Amsterdam's Red Light District in 1965 before she became Queen of the Netherlands? On her undercover...