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    Schiphol is the biggest airport in the Netherlands. It's located in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland.

    Inside Schiphol you can find quite some bars & restaurants and taxfree shops.

    Be certain to fly KLM a really good airlines. There is a major link to the railroad there.
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    • Wagener Stadium
      5.94 Km from Schiphol
      Wagener Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Amstelveen, Netherlands. It is currently used mostly for field hockey matches and hosted matches for the 1973 World Hockey Cup. The stadium holds 9,000 people. The complex has belonged to the Dutch Hockey Association ("Koninklijke Nederlandse Hockey Bond") since 1980. Its exact location is the Amsterdamse Bos in Amstelveen. It was built by the Amsterdam Hockey & Bandy Club to honour its president, Joop Wagener senior (1881–1945). The bu...
    • Cobra Museum
      6.16 Km from Schiphol
      The Cobra Museum of Modern Art (Dutch: Cobra Museum voor Moderne Kunst) is an art museum in Amstelveen in the Netherlands. The collection of the museum consists of key works by artists of the movements Vrij Beelden (1945), Cobra (1948–1951), and Creatie (1950–1955).
    • Halvemaan
      7.85 Km from Schiphol
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    • Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
      9.47 Km from Schiphol
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    • P.C. Hooftstraat
      9.47 Km from Schiphol
      The P.C. Hooftstraat is a shopping street in Amsterdam, Netherlands. In 1876 it was named after Pieter Corneliszoon Hooft (1581–1647), a Dutch historian, poet and playwright. The street is located in the stadsdeel Amsterdam Oud-Zuid and runs from the Stadhouderskade to the Vondelpark. It is crossed by the Hobbemastraat and the Van Baerlestraat. In 1883 a horsecar-service started in this street to connect the Dam with the Willemsparkweg, one of the new upper-class neighbourhoods in Amsterdam-Zuid...
    • Museumplein
      9.53 Km from Schiphol
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    • Diamond Museum Amsterdam
      9.71 Km from Schiphol
      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).
    • Rijksmuseum
      9.90 Km from Schiphol
      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...
    • Paradiso (Amsterdam)
      9.97 Km from Schiphol
      Paradiso is a rock music venue and cultural center in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
    • Westerkerk
      10.84 Km from Schiphol
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    • Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS)
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      Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS), Evert van de Beekstraat 202, 1118 CP Schiphol, Netherlands
    • Anne Frank House
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      Anne Frank House Prinsengracht 263-267, 1016 GV Amsterdam, Netherlands
    • Oosterdok 2
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      Oosterdok 2, 1011 VX Amsterdam, Netherlands
    • Lisse
      Lisse is known for its tourist attraction "De Keukenhof". This is a park filled with gardens where the prettiest flowers (like tulips) are being displayed. But be sure to check opening dates because it's only opened for a specific period each year due to the bloom - period of the flowers.
      Lisse, Netherlands
    • IJmuiden
      IJmuiden is a city in the Dutch province of North Holland, the main town of the municipality of Velsen. It lies about 17 km (10.3 mi) north of Haarlem. In the Roman era, this Velsen district was already inhabited, and archeological finds indicate there was a North Sea port of some regional importance built here. The town suffered heavy damage and demolition during World War II, because of its maritime importance.

      IJmuiden is a fairly new city in its present form, and only came into existence in the 1870s when the North Sea Canal was dug, connecting the Amsterdam harbors to the open sea. Before the present IJmuiden was built, the area was known as Breesaap; it was a desolate plain where only a handful of farmers strived to make a living. In 1851 the whole area was sold to the entrepreneurs Bik and Arnold, who finally set into motion plans that had been drawn up already since 1626. The first spade hit the ground on April 8, 1865.

      The IJmuiden name literally means “mouth of the IJ”, which is a hint to the importance the town has for the Amsterdam harbor. The name “IJmuiden” first appeared as IJ-muiden in lines written in 1848 by the professor and journalist (and, later, a liberal finance minister in the Van Lynden van Sandenburg Cabinet) Simon Vissering. The present IJmuiden form was eventually adopted in 1876, as the North Sea Canal was being completed in this section.

      In 1890 it had about 1,500 inhabitants, but boomed when the Koninklijke Nederlandse Hoogovens steelworks settled in IJmuiden. The statistical area IJmuiden, which includes the surrounding countryside, has a population of 30,466. The headquarters of the Koninklijke Nederlandse Redding Maatschappij is located in IJmuiden.
      IJmuiden, Netherlands
    • Noordwijk
      Noordwijk is a beach resort at the Dutch coast in the North of the province 'Zuid Holland'. Noordwijk is an ideal place to spend a vacation. It is close to both Amsterdam and The Hague. It is surrounded by bulb fields which, especially in spring, turn the landscape into blankets of colors.

      Also in the summertime many sun-hungry people from the cities travel to Noordwijk and stay there at the camping sites, the many hotels and pensions or rent a cottage for their vacations.

      The town is divided in two parts: the coastal area with boulevards, shops, restaurants and nightlife and 'Noordwijk binnen', the 'inner city'. 'City' is a generous description as the village counts not more than 25,000 people. The town square 'Lindeplein' is worth a visit.

      The origin of Noordwijk dates back to about 1200 AD. In those days it were mostly fishermen. Since 1866, Noordwijk can be considered a beach resort.
      Noordwijk, Netherlands
    • Vakcollege Rijnmond
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      Vakcollege Rijnmond Louise de Colignylaan 2, 2224 Katwijk aan Zee, Netherlands
    • Hilversum
      Hilversum is the Media and Entertainment capital of the Netherlands. Tv studio's are situated in Hilversum and a lot of people who live in Hilversum are employed in the Media and Entertainment business or are studying subject in that area.
      Hilversum, Netherlands
    • Volendam
      Volendam is a touristic fishermans town in the province Noord Holland near to the IJsselmeer. It is famous for it's old fashioned clothing and wooden shoes and houses are still the way it was 100 years ago. Amongst the Dutch people this town is more famous for its "Palingpop"( in english; "Eal pop music"). Many famous Dutch artists are from this small town. Like "BZN","Maribelle","Jan Smit" and "Nick and Simon". "BZN" scored a big world wide hit in the 70's with the song "Chanson D'Amour". Not very well known, but this band didn't start with making Palingpop, but with hard rock!

      Many restaurants and bars are in this town. With special day menu's, but mostly menu's with fish on it. Souvenir stores are there plenty as well. In some you can have photo's made while wearing local traditional clothing, also known as "klederdracht".

      While in Volendam you can visit Edam for its cheese, you can go there by bicycle, foot, car or bus. Edam and Volendam are in the same municipality: Edam-Volendam. Amsterdam is nearby as well, but that's only nearby by car or bus. Some Dutch might go there by bicycle, but that's not recommendable for non-Dutchies.

      Volendam is easily accessible by car and bus.
      Volendam, Netherlands
    • Edam
      Edam, a small city only a few kilometers away from Amsterdam and the "Droogmakerij de Beemster" (Polder de Beemster). This city is famous because of its cheese and the cheese market. The cheese market was revived in 1989 as a re-enactment for tourists. It is held each July and August on the Wednesdays from 10:30 to 12:30 on the Jan van Nieuwenhuizen Square in front of the "Waag" (weigh house). There are two other cheese markets in the province of Norht-Holland: Alkmaar and Hoorn. But Woerden and Gouda have their own too. Only Woerden is commercial and not re-enacted.

      There are a few sites to visit in Edam: the "Grote" or "Sint Nicolaas Kerk" (Big or Saint Nicolas Church, one and the same church with cathedral dimensions), the cheese market, the Dam, and the nearby Edam Museum . This museum was founded in the oldest brick house of Edam. It was built in 1530/40 as a private house. Special feature is the floating cellar which rises or falls with the groundwater level.

      When in Edam you can visit Volendam too, their in the same municipality (Edam-Volendam) so it's only a short walk away.

      Eam is easily accessible by car and bus.
      Edam 1135 Edam, Netherlands

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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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