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Built in 1900s, Amsterdam American Hotel Hampshire Eden is one of Amsterdam’s official monuments. It combines the elegance of Art Deco style, with modern facilities and an atmosphere of the Roaring Twenties. Amsterdam American is located near the Leidseplein, and it is 75 meters from DeLaMar Theatre. The rooms in …

Amsterdam Central Station is a massive transportation hub in the centre of Amsterdam.  Amsterdam has several other train stations including Amstel Station and South Station, however most tourists will arrive through Amsterdam Central Station (Amsterdam Centraal). Construction – Bustling and chaotic at the best of times, Central Station continues to …

Below is a list of FAQ’s about travelling to Amsterdam:   1. Is is still legal for tourists to buy and smoke marijuana/pot/cannabis? It is illegal for  persons under the age of 18 to purchase tobacco products, alcohol, or any other controlled substance in the Netherlands. For further inquiries about controlled …

Amsterdam Top 10 Sights, Tours and Attractions. A quick list of picks for 10 best things to see and do in Amsterdam. If you only have a limited time, this list of sights, tours, activities, and attractions, will not disappoint! 1) Take an Amsterdam Canal Cruise Take a tour of …

For it’s size (700,000 people), Amsterdam is a very safe city. That being said, taking a few precautions to ensure your safety from crime or misfortune can go a long way to ensuring that your trip is memorable for all the right reasons. Violent crime is all but nonexistent in …
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The South of Amsterdam includes a number of interesting neighborhoods, such as the Museum Quarter, home to some of the best museums in the world; De Pijp, a typical Dutch working class area with a lively street market; the South Axis, Amsterdam’s central business district with plenty of modern architecture; …

The Jordaan District is one of the most famous districts in Amsterdam. The Jordaan District was first incorporated into the expanding city in the 1600’s, and initially served as an overspill area for some of the cities poorest inhabitants. Once notorious for its open sewers, crime and awful living conditions, …

Top 5 recommended Restaurants in Amsterdam (in no particular order).  You can’t go wrong with these Dutch originals: Frenzi – excellent food and atmosphere, great food, great service, great prices. 2 locations, Overtoom 459 (cafe) and Zwanenburgwal 232 (restaurant). Foodism – a tiny little place serving great soups, salads and …

Information about Amsterdam districts and neighborhoods of interest to tourists. Most neighborhoods have their own page – click the links for more information. The Old Centre | Hotels This area around the Dam and Nieuwmarkt, and through the neighborhood known as De Wallen (Red Light District), is the oldest part of the city. Densely populated …