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Amsterdam Highlights – Legends of the Skinny Bridge

Amsterdam Highlights – Legends of the Skinny Bridge

The Skinny Bridge (in Dutch: Magere Brug) is a historical landmark over the river Amstel. Located close to the opera house, the Stopera, it connects the Kerkstraat with the Nieuwe Kerkstraat. A great way to see this highlight is by boat when leaving the Prinsengracht...

Things to do in Amsterdam in April – King´s Day

Things to do in Amsterdam in April – King´s Day

The Netherlands have been celebrating the birthday of their monarchs since many decades. When King Willem Alexander II ascended to the throne in 2013 King´s Day was moved to April 27th and thus did the public bank holiday to the monarch´s honour. Up to then Queen...

Things to do in Amsterdam in April and May

Things to do in Amsterdam in April and May

April is the month when the Tulip season will start. When driving around the Dutch country side you will encounter endless fields of Tulips in all kind of colors. Farmers usually plant one color per field. This is why the views are just stunning: Seemingly endless...

New Year in Amsterdam – Top 3 spots for Fireworks

New Year in Amsterdam – Top 3 spots for Fireworks

New Year´s Eve 2018 in Amsterdam marks a very special day. It will be the last time that residents are allowed to hold private fireworks. Earlier that year the city council decided to abolish fireworks due to the many incidents that occur every year. For example,...

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