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      • Allard Pierson Museum
        0.21 Km from Amsterdam
        The Allard Pierson Museum is the archaeological museum of the University of Amsterdam. It is situated at the Oude Turfmarkt 127 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Artifacts from the ancient civilizations of ancient Egypt, the Near East, the Greek World, Etruria, and the Roman Empire are curated and exhibited in this museum.
      • De Appel
        0.83 Km from Amsterdam
        de Appel arts centre is a contemporary arts centre, located in Amsterdam. Since it was founded in 1975 by Wies Smals, the goal of de Appel is to function as a stage for research and presentation of visual arts. Exhibitions, publications and discursive events are the main activities of de Appel. In 1994, Saskia Bos established an intensive course, called 'The Curatorial Programme'. Over a period of eight months a selective group of five to six people are trained to become a curator. At the end of...
      • Homomonument
        0.85 Km from Amsterdam
        The Homomonument is a memorial in the centre of Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands. It commemorates all gay men and lesbians who have been subjected to persecution because of their homosexuality. Opened on September 5, 1987, it takes the form of three large pink triangles made of granite, set into the ground so as to form a larger triangle, on the bank of the Keizersgracht canal, near the historic Westerkerk church. The Homomonument was designed to "inspire and support lesbians and g...
      • Westerkerk
        0.91 Km from Amsterdam
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      • Anne Frank House
        0.95 Km from Amsterdam
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      • &samhoud places
        0.99 Km from Amsterdam
        &samhoud places is a fine-dining restaurant in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The restaurant was awarded two Michelin stars for 2013. However it owed this rating to the past performance of its head chef as the restaurant was opened too briefly for a thorough review. In November 2013, the restaurant was again awarded two stars, this time under their own power. Gault Millau mentioned the restaurant in its list, awarding it 16 points. The head chef of &samhoud places is Moshik Roth one of the lead...
      • Paradiso (Amsterdam)
        1.17 Km from Amsterdam
        Paradiso is a rock music venue and cultural center in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
      • Rijksmuseum
        1.32 Km from Amsterdam
        The Rijksmuseum (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈrɛi̯ksmyˌzeːjʏm]; English: State Museum) is a Netherlands national museum dedicated to arts and history in Amsterdam. The museum is located at the Museum Square in the borough Amsterdam South, close to the Van Gogh Museum, the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, and the Concertgebouw. The Rijksmuseum was founded in The Hague in 1800 and moved to Amsterdam in 1808, where it was first located in the Royal Palace and later in the Trippenhuis. The current main buildin...
      • Nederlands Scheepvaartmuseum
        1.34 Km from Amsterdam
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      • Diamond Museum Amsterdam
        1.47 Km from Amsterdam
        The Diamond Museum Amsterdam (Dutch: Diamant Museum Amsterdam) is a museum located at the Museumplein in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The museum was founded in 2007 by Ben Meier of Coster Diamonds. The permanent collection consists of diamond jewelry and gives background information about diamonds. The museum is a member of the Museumvereniging (Museum Association).

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      Month Temp °C Rainfall Cm Temp °F Rainfall Inches
      Jan 2.6 83.1 36.7 32.7
      Feb 2.1 61 35.8 24
      Mar 5.5 49 41.9 19.3
      Apr 9.1 50.4 48.4 19.8
      May 13.6 48.8 56.5 19.2
      Jun 16.6 54.9 61.9 21.6
      Jul 18.1 79.2 64.6 31.2
      Aug 17.9 92.7 64.2 36.5
      Sep 15.4 88.9 59.7 35
      Oct 11.2 92.1 52.2 36.3
      Nov 6.8 87.1 44.2 34.3
      Dec 4.6 78.3 40.3 30.8

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        • 5 Amsterdam's hidden places that locals love
          Amsterdam is a colorful and vibrant city, famous for canals, museums, beautiful houses and Red Light District. It is also known for unique streets, shops and restaurants. A visit to this city will create a journey full of life with various options of things to do. There are upwards 4.5 million visitors annually. A large portion of them focuses on visiting the Anne Frank House and Van Gogh Museum. There are also other gems of Amsterdam that will mesmerize you during your trip.
          Canal House Museum, Hermitage Museum, and Van Gogh Museum are some of the well-known museums you must visit for the taste of history. Amsterdamse Bos is highly suggested for your long walk, jogging or biking by the river side. In Oosterpark, you can see the multicultural society of Amsterdam. If you want to have a beach time, there is an option too. You can go to Blijburg beach which is located on an artificial island created by the Dutch. Amsterdam is also famous for the coffee shops. So, sitting in a coffee shop or having delicious pancakes can bring you a peaceful delight.
          The mentioned places above are some of the known places of Amsterdam. There are also places which are not in the spotlight or hidden, but loved by the locals and these places are worth a visit. The places allow travelers to have a different view and experience of Amsterdam. Five of those hidden stops for any journey in Amsterdam are:
          • Roam around Noord: If you want to take a walk or a bike ride around original streets build by Dikes, Noord is the neighborhood suggested by the locals. Schellingwouderdijk and Nieuwendammerdijk are two original streets. The sights of these streets are something you that haven’t admired yet. You can take a free ferry to the Noord.
          • The secret courtyard of Begijnhof: Begijnhof is the enclosed courtyard on Spui square. You can revisit the history in a private area that will take you back to the middle ages. There is a group of houses and beautiful garden all around. You can roam around history without disturbing the locals in the area.
          • Relaxing in Vondelpark: Vondelpark is a quiet escape from the city noise and hustle. It is situated in the heart of Amsterdam and if you want a sunbath, play a ball game or just relax, this is the place for you. This will offer you a qualified peaceful time.
          • The experience of Houseboat Museum: Among the rich museum culture of Amsterdam, there is a different type of museum suggested by the locals. If you ever wondered about a houseboat experience, this museum is the perfect place for you. On the canals of Amsterdam, visitors can visit and live on the houseboat. This is the perfect way to have an inside view of Amsterdam and remember to visit the Anne Frank house.

          Shopping in the 9 Streets: For shopping and good restaurants altogether, the 9 streets are called the SoHo of Amsterdam. These streets contain unique shops. with incredible handmade products and unlimited choice in jewelry to vintage accessories. While shopping, remember to stop at one of the amazing local restaurants alongside the shops. Here you shop, grab a bite and then continue your museum tour nearby.
          Now that you have the list, remember to join the locals the next time you are in Amsterdam to truly experience this little city called Amsterdam.
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        • Loinda
          A new way to discover Amsterdam! On my last visit, I took a new activity for 3 hours; Bike Tour. The activity is available for anybody and the prices are between 20$ up to 50$. Every participant receives a bike to bike across, stop for a drink, join the Dutchies in bars while getting history and fun facts about the city. This was definitely a great way to discover the city and the Dutch culture! I booked my tour through my hotel but there are many of the tours offer in the city and online. Happy Traveling! :)

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