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1. Christelijke Gereformeerde Kerk - Amstelkerk
The Amstelkerk is a Reformed church building in central Amsterdam, Netherlands. It lies in the southern part of the Grachtengordel neighborhood, near the Amstel River, between the Prinsengracht, Reguliersgracht and Keizersgracht. The church was designed by Daniël Stalpaert and was originally intended as a wooden emergency church, erected to provide for church services in the fourth Golden Age extension of Amsterdam laid out in 1662, but it was never replaced by a more permanent building. The church was expanded several times starting in 1673 with annexes built of stone. The interior originally had a very modest appearance, but was replaced by a neogothic design by Hendrik Springer in 1842. In the early 19th century, plans were drawn up, but never executed, to built the Dutch Mint in the square next to church. The church was bought by Stadsherstel Amsterdam in the late 1980s, which completed renovations in 1990.
Wertheimpark is a small park on the plantation of Forbidden Dam. It is located on the Middle Avenue Plantation, the Park Plantation and the New Grand Canal, opposite the Amsterdamse Hortus botanist. This is the only park located within the boundary of the city center. The park was named after its young Jewish entrepreneur and philanthropist abraham Carel wartheim (1832-1897). On August 14, 1942, during the German occupation during World War II, Mayor Edwardvo ō te's decision changed the names of some Amsterdamse streets and parks. These are streets and parks named after the Dutch royal family or Jews. Wertheimpark was also named by another name. Until the end of the war in May 1945, the park was called "Park Garden". On the pillar beside the main entrance of the park, in the corner of the middle avenue and the plantation of the park garden, stood, carrying lanterns and the sphinx of white marble.
3. Huis Bartolotti
Bartolotti House is a canal house, located at 170-172 Men's Canal, too comfortable. It was built in 1617 and used from the mountains to Willem on the northern slope, one of the richest men's camps at the time, inheriting large amounts of money from a childless uncle, Giovanni Battisa Bartolotti, a Bologna merchant. In this uncle's will, his condition is that he must call himself "bartolotti". This name is sometimes called "bartoloti from mountains to the north". His mother, Maria Fur (?-1592), married Willem Bartolotti in the city in 1589. Her son, jan baptistbartolotti van den heum (1590-1624), married Leonora helleman arnoudddhandel (1594-1661) in 1612.
4. Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum
The Hash, Marihuana & Hemp Museum is a museum located in De Wallen, Amsterdam, Netherlands. According to the museum, more than two million visitors have visited the exhibition since it opened in 1985. Dedicated to cannabis and its many uses, the museum offers visitors information about the historical and modern uses of cannabis for medicinal, spiritual and cultural purposes. The museum also focuses on how hemp can be used for agricultural and industrial purposes, even including clothing accessories and cosmetic products made from hemp fiber. In 2012 the museum opened a second location in Barcelona, the Hash Marihuana Cáñamo & Hemp Museum.
Natura Artis Magistra, commonly known just as Artis, is a zoo and botanical garden in the centre of Amsterdam. It is the oldest zoo in the Netherlands and one of the oldest zoos of mainland Europe. In addition to the zoo, Artis also contains an aquarium, a planetarium, an arboretum, and a fairly large art and sculpture collection. A part of the art collection is on display in the Aquarium building of the zoo. Artis contains 27 historically significant (listed) buildings, bridges, and ponds most of which are still used as animal enclosures, making it a unique place of 19th-century cultural heritage.
The Amsterdam was an 18th-century cargo ship of the Dutch East India Company. The VOC was established in 1602. The ship started its maiden voyage from Texel to Batavia on 8 January 1749, but was wrecked in a storm on the English Channel on 26 January 1749. The shipwreck was discovered in 1969 in the bay of Bulverhythe, near Hastings on the English south coast, and is sometimes visible during low tides. The wreck is a Protected Wreck managed by Historic England. Some of the findings from the site are in The Shipwreck Museum in Hastings. A replica of the ship is on display in Amsterdam.
The Schreierstoren, originally part of the medieval city wall of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, was built in the 15th century. It was the location from which Henry Hudson set sail on his journey to Northern America. This expedition would lead to the discovery of the island of Manhattan among others. It was built as a defense tower in 1487. It is currently a café and nautical bookstore. The old name was 'Schreyhoeckstoren' meaning in old Dutch the sharp angle of the tower with the once connected citywalls. Later they started calling it in short the Schreierstoren.
8. TOP Durgerdam
The tourist transfer point (top) is a "natural node" from which various cycling, boating, skating and hiking routes begin. Each of the vertices can be identified on landmarks, using a type of obelisk in the eastern part of the country, thatched cottages in the Green Center and throwing an amazing pillar of information in the area & Battle and River Land. At the top, there are usually some seats, bicycle racks and road signs. The area's top Throw & Fight also always offers bike rentals, hotels, free toilets, anwb bike service boxes and vv information points.
9. Madame Tussauds Amsterdam
Madame Tussauds Amsterdam is a wax museum situated in Amsterdam, the capital city of the Netherlands. It is located in the centre of the city on Dam Square, near the Royal Palace of Amsterdam. Founded in 1970, it was the first Madame Tussauds that was opened in mainland Europe as well as being the first foreign branch of the British institution. The collection of Madame Tussauds Amsterdam consists of a collection of wax figures of famous celebrities in different categories such as the Golden Age of Dutch history, music, sport and film.
NEMO Science Museum is a science centre in Amsterdam, Netherlands. It is located in the Oosterdokseiland neighbourhood in the Amsterdam-Centrum borough, situated between the Oosterdokseiland and the Kattenburg. The museum has its origins in 1923, and is housed in a building designed by Renzo Piano since 1997. It contains five floors of hands-on science exhibitions and is the largest science center in the Netherlands. It attracts around 670,000 visitors annually, which makes it the eighth most visited museum in the Netherlands.
11. Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder
Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder is a 17th-century canal house, house church, and museum in the city center of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The Catholic Church was built on the top three floors of the canal house during the 1660s. It is an important example of a "schuilkerk", or "clandestine church" in which Catholics and other religious dissenters from the seventeenth century Dutch Reformed Church, unable to worship in public, held services. The church has been open as a museum since 28 April 1888, and has 85,000 visitors annually.
12. Hortus Botanicus VU
The Botanic Garden Zuidas is a botanical garden belonging to Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam, Netherlands. It was established in 1967 for the purpose of education and research for the Biology faculty. It is situated behind the University Medical Centre, and includes a garden area of about 1 hectare of which about 1,000 square metres (11,000 sq ft) is occupied by glass-houses. Since 1988, the garden no longer has an educational function, but the property is still owned and supported by the university.
13. de Wallen
De Wallen or De Walletjes was the largest and best known red-light district in Amsterdam prior to being temporarily shut down in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It consists of a network of alleys containing approximately three hundred one-room cabins rented by prostitutes who offer their sexual services from behind a window or glass door, typically illuminated with red lights and blacklight. Window prostitution is the most visible and typical kind of red-light district sex work in Amsterdam.
The Vondelpark is a public urban park of 47 hectares in Amsterdam, Netherlands. It is part of the borough of Amsterdam-Zuid and situated west from the Leidseplein and the Museumplein. The park was opened in 1865 and originally named Nieuwe Park, but later renamed Vondelpark, after the 17th-century playwright and poet Joost van den Vondel. The park has around 10 million visitors annually. Within the park is an open-air theatre, a playground and several food service facilities.
15. The Fault In Our Stars Bench
The Fault in Our Stars is a 2014 American coming-of-age romance film directed by Josh Boone, based on John Green's 2012 novel of the same name. The film stars Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort, with Laura Dern, Sam Trammell, Nat Wolff, and Willem Dafoe in supporting roles. Woodley plays a sixteen-year-old cancer patient forced by her parents to attend a support group, where she meets and subsequently falls in love with another cancer patient, played by Elgort.
16. Sint Olofskapel
The Sint-Olofskapel, or Oudezijds Kapel, is a building in the Dutch city of Amsterdam. The former church building is located in the city center of Amsterdam, between the Zeedijk and the Nieuwebrugsteeg, near the Damrak. The first Saint Olof Chapel was built between 1440 and 1450 against a large city gate, the Sint Olofspoort. In 1618 the gatehouse was demolished, but the former passage is still called "Sint Olofspoort". Patron saint was "Sint Olof".
Diemerpark is a 90-hectare landscape park located between Diemerzedijk and Ice Lake in the east of Amsterdam, near the Ice Fort area. There are bicycle lanes and hiking trails in the park, as well as a sports park with football and hockey fields. There is also an ice lake beach overlooking the ice castle. The park is connected to the Reed Island of Icefort and can also be reached via the Amsterdam Drive Canal or the nesciobrug of Dimerzeadijk.
18. Amstel Park
Floriade 1972 was a garden festival held in Amsterdam, Netherlands following its recognition by the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE). The 1972 exposition was the fifth edition of the international horticultural exposition organised under the auspices of the Association of International Horticultural Producers (AIPH) and the second Floriade in the Netherlands. The first Amsterdam Floriade lasted from March 30 to October 1, 1972.
The Reed Wetland Park, located east of Amsterdam, was named in 2005 and named after the Urban Reed Wetland. Until around 1880, it was an uncultivated, partially marshy and reed-covered area. At the end of the 19th century, trade zones and railway marshalling yards were used as the centers of eastern ports. Before the 1940s, the Dutch railway was also a machine garage. In the 1980s, the area was abandoned and destroyed around 1990.
20. Cannabis College
The Cannabis College is a non-profit information centre located in the centre of Amsterdam's historic Red Light District in The Netherlands. Opened in 1998, the info centre features displays of the many and varied uses for Cannabis sativa and industrial hemp, as well as the history of human interaction with the plant. Everything from hemp building materials and plastics to medical Cannabis and worldwide legislation is covered.
21. Mozes en Aäronkerk
The Moses and Aaron Church, in the Waterlooplein neighborhood of Amsterdam, is officially the Roman Catholic Church of St. Anthony of Padua. Originally a clandestine church, it was operated by Franciscan priests at a house on Jodenbreestraat ["Jewish Broad Street"], where the wall tablets of Moses and Aaron hung on the wall. In 1970, the present church was designated as a Cultural Heritage Monument of the Netherlands.
22. Museum Het Schip
Het Schip is a building complex in the Spaarndammerbuurt neighbourhood of Amsterdam, Netherlands. The complex in the architectural style of the Amsterdam School was designed by Michel de Klerk in 1919. It originally contained 102 homes for the working class, a small meeting hall, a post office, and an elementary school. Since 2001, the former school and post office are used as a museum about the Amsterdam School.
23. Huis aan 3 grachten
The Huis aan de Drie Grachten or Huis op de Drie Grachten is a 17th-century canal house in Amsterdam, at the southeastern end of the Wallen district. The name is a reference to the fact that the building faces three different Amsterdam canals. The south facade faces Grimburgwal, the west facade faces Oudezijds Voorburgwal and the east facade faces Oudezijds Achterburgwal. The address is Oudezijds Voorburgwal 249.
Foam or Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam is a photography museum located at the Keizersgracht in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The museum has four different exhibitions at any given time in which different photographic genres are shown, such as documentary, art and fashion. Next to large exhibitions by well-known photographers, Foam also shows the work of young and upcoming photographers, in shorter running exhibitions.
Notre Dame Mujahedin Church is a Catholic parish church at the corner of 163 Amstevis Road and Cornell Krusemanstraat, on the edge of Hairpin Loop and Willem Park District. The church, dedicated to the Hadith of martyrdom, was built between 1919 and 1932 based on designs by architect jan stuyt and was designated a national monument in 1996. Hadith is the first Anster Dam church with an independent bell tower.
26. Man met vioolkist
The blue violin player is an assembled metal statue in the second Marnixplantsoen near the Raampoortbrug in Amsterdam. The image shows a seemingly only shape of items, which seems to run towards Marnixstraat with a violin box. The image is also a man tries to get line 10 or called man with a violin box. The statue, which was placed in 1982, was away for restoration for a while, after which the blue returned.
27. Oude Kerk
The Oude Kerk is Amsterdam’s oldest building and youngest art institutes. The building was founded circa 1213 and consecrated in 1306 by the bishop of Utrecht with Saint Nicolas as its patron saint. After the Reformation in 1578, it became a Calvinist church, which it remains today. It stands in De Wallen, now Amsterdam's main red-light district. The square surrounding the church is the Oudekerksplein.
28. Begijnhofkapel (RK)
The Begijnhof Chapel, dedicated to Saint John and Saint Ursula, is a Roman Catholic chapel run by the Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament, in the St Nicholas Parish of Amsterdam. It is located in a former schuilkerk in the Begijnhof across from its original location, the English Reformed Church, Amsterdam. The Miracle of Amsterdam is commemorated yearly with a procession starting from this church.
29. Joods Historisch Museum
The Jewish Museum in Amsterdam is a museum that highlights Jewish culture, religion and history. The museum has been located since 1987 on Jonas Daniël Meijerplein in the heart of the old Jewish neighborhood. The covered space between four Synagogues brought back into 18th-century State is the entrance at Nieuwe Amstelstraat 1. The museum is part of the Jewish Cultural Quarter.
The Hair Net Gate on the Hair Square in Amsterdam is known as the "Willem Gate" but is never mentioned in the city. In fact, it is the fifth door on the hairpin side that appears in the history of amsterdam. The former gate was part of the fortifications of the Forbidden Dam. In the extension of each city, the city gate moved a piece to the west, towards the hair.
The Haarlemmermeerstation, called Willemspark Station until 1933, was built in 1915, with architect H. van Emmerik, but according to the original design by Karel de Bazel. The station is on the Amstelveenseweg, corner of Havenstraat. Until the arrival of the Maarse & Kroon bus station, which replaced the train, there was a small park in front of the station.
32. Beurs van Berlage
The Beurs van Berlage is a building on the Damrak, in the centre of Amsterdam. It was designed as a commodity exchange by architect Hendrik Petrus Berlage and constructed between 1896 and 1903. It influenced many modernist architects, in particular functionalists and the Amsterdam School. It is now used as a venue for concerts, exhibitions and conferences.
33. Bijbels Museum
The Bijbels Museum is a museum on the Herengracht in Amsterdam housing a collection of Bibles and other religious objects from the Judeo-Christian tradition, including the oldest Bible printed in the Netherlands, a first edition of the 1637 Dutch Authorised Version, and a facsimile copy of a Dead Sea scroll from Qumran containing the Book of Isaiah.
The Oosterpark is the first large park laid out by the municipality of Amsterdam. Located near the Singelgracht of the Mauritskade to the north, it is the principal component of the Oosterpark neighbourhood in the Oost borough. The park, an English garden, was designed by Dutch landscape architect Leonard Anthony Springer and completed in 1891.
Gusen Forest is a nature reserve in the big ice wheel between the Spindwoud recreation area, the fence and the spendammerdijk in the north-east of the middle. The land covering 60 hectares is divided into two parts by the owner of the basic road. Next to the atrial pumping station halfway, there is a passage leading to the ancient forest.
The Rembrandt House Museum is a historic house and art museum in Amsterdam in the Netherlands. Painter Rembrandt lived and worked in the house between 1639 and 1656. The 17th-century interior has been reconstructed. The collection contains Rembrandt's etchings and paintings of his contemporaries. The museum had 237,383 visitors in 2014.
Timber Harbor Park is a park located in Amsterdam West between the Savings Bank area and the Timber Harbor area. The southern boundary of the park consists of provincial embankment and Tasman Street, and the northern boundary is urban road. The park is partly located on the energy-saving tunnel that began to be used in 2018.
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 persecuted because of their sexual orientation. Opened on 5 September 1987, it was the first monument in the world to commemorate gays and lesbians who were killed by the Nazis.
The Resistance Museum is a museum located in the Plantage neighbourhood in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The Dutch Resistance Museum, chosen as the best historical museum of the Netherlands, tells the story of the Dutch people in World War II. From 14 May 1940 to 5 May 1945, the Netherlands were occupied by Nazi Germany.
40. Waalse kerk
The Walloon Church is a Protestant church building in Amsterdam, along the southern stretch of the Oudezijds Achterburgwal canal. The building dates to the late 15th century and has been in use as a Walloon church since 1586. The church was also known as the Franse Kerk, Walenkerk, Oude Walenkerk, or Oude Waalse Kerk.
41. Centraal Station
Amsterdam Centraal Station is the largest railway station in Amsterdam, North Holland, the Netherlands. A major international railway hub, it is used by 192,000 passengers a day, making it the second busiest railway station in the country after Utrecht Centraal and the most visited Rijksmonument of the Netherlands.
42. This is Holland
This is a complete tourist attraction, using a panoramic flight simulator at Amsterdam. The attraction, which opened in Amsterdam North in 2017, is adjacent to the Eye Film Museum and is located in a 24-meter-high cylindrical pavilion in the front shell area, above the underground parking lot of the aan dam tower.
The Liberal Jewish municipality of Amsterdam (LJG) is the local community of the liberal Jews in the Dutch city of Amsterdam and the surrounding area, with a synagogue in Amsterdam-Zuid. Since 2010, the LJG has a new synagogue with a cultural center on the southern hiking road, near the Gaasterlandpad.
44. Fanny Blankers-Koen
Francina "Fanny" Elsje Blankers-Koen was a Dutch track and field athlete, best known for winning four gold medals at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London. She competed there as a 30-year-old mother of two, earning her the nickname "the flying housewife", and was the most successful athlete at the event.
45. Watertoren Amstelveenseweg
The water tower on the Amstelvense road at the South Dam was designed by architect Pietelling and built in 1965. It has a height of 40 meters and a water tank of 2,335 meters. The reservoir of water is made of steel, surrounded by an aluminum shell, and the tower can be well seen in bright sunlight.
The Begijnhof is one of the oldest hofjes in Amsterdam, Netherlands. A group of historic buildings, mostly private dwellings, centre on it. As the name suggests, it was originally a Béguinage. Today it is also the site of two churches, the Catholic Houten Huys and the English Reformed Church.
Westermoskee is a mosque located in Amsterdam, Netherlands. It is situated on the bank of the canalized river Schinkel in the Chassébuurt in De Baarsjes in the borough of Amsterdam-West. With a floor surface of 800 m2 and a capacity of 1700 people, it is the largest mosque in the Netherlands.
On Lekstraat 63 in the Rivierenbuurt in Amsterdam is the Lekstraatsynagogue. This synagogue is an important center of the Charidian Jews living in Amsterdam and the surrounding area. Several hundred Chareidim live in Amstelveen and Amsterdam, especially in the Rivierenbuurt and Buitenveldert.
The Rijksmuseum is the national museum of the Netherlands dedicated to Dutch arts and history and is located 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 Spark Monument, also known as the Spark Statue, is a huge statue of 17th-century Dutch poets and playwrights in Amsterdam's Spark Park. The statue was unveiled on October 18, 1867, after which the park itself became known as Spark Park, which became the official name in 1880.
The Museumplein is a public space in the Museumkwartier neighbourhood of the Amsterdam-Zuid borough in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Located at the Museumplein are three major museums – the Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum, and Stedelijk Museum – and the concert hall Concertgebouw.
52. Moskee El-Hijra
Built as a denominational church in 1956, the Olive Branch is located in the infirmary of Garbage Street in the garden city of Slottermeer in the Forbidden Dam in the New West. The architecture of the reconstruction period is a feature of the works of architect Karel Sijmons.
53. Plaquette 7 mei 1945
Warmoesstraat is one of the oldest streets in Amsterdam, running parallel to Damrak from Nieuwebrugsteeg to Dam Square. Its origins are in the 13th century. In the 16th and 17th century it was the shopping street. The poet Joost van den Vondel sold silk stockings here.
55. Heemtuin Sloterpark
Bloody Garden Slot Machine Park is located in Slot Machine Park west of Slot Machine Lake in Lansterdam, New West. The area has long been untouched after terrain increased in the 1950s. A rough area of wild plants, reeds and willows has spontaneously developed here.
56. Dorpskerk Durgerdam
Erasmus Park is an urban park located west of Amsterdam. The park is located between Admiral Canal, erasmusgracht (north), mercator Street (west) and jan in Galenstraat (south). The main entrance is in Gallery Street for a month, opposite to Vespucccitraat.
58. Zigeunermonument - Hel en Vuur
The Gypsy Monument Hell and Fire on Amsterdam's Museum Square is a bronze statue A man, a woman and two children escaped from the raging fire. The statue is located on a masonry base and is 3.50 meters high. The creator is a master sculptor, a Levano.
Embankment is a city park located in the city park, on the south bank of the city, between the farming and pastoral, amsterdamse rai, roundabout (a10), Bedhoven Street, South Canal and Deep Mountain Street. The park is located in Princess District.
61. Anne Frank Huis
62. Anne Frank
The statue of Anne Franc on Notre Dame's Little Square is a statue of a Jewish girl, Anne Franc, who died at the age of fifteen during the Holocaust. Through her diary, Anlang has become a symbol of Holocaust victims all over the world.
The Rembrandtmonument is a 19th-century memorial in memory of the painter Rembrandt van Rijn on Rembrandtplein in Amsterdam. It is the oldest existing statue in Amsterdam and was the first image for a visual artist in the Netherlands.
64. De Poezenboot
The Munttoren or Munt is a tower in Amsterdam, Netherlands. It stands on the busy Muntplein square, where the Amstel river and the Singel canal meet, near the flower market and the eastern end of the Kalverstraat shopping street.
66. Amsterdam Museum
67. Fo Guang Sha He Hua Temple
Dam Square or the Dam is a town square in Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands. Its notable buildings and frequent events make it one of the best-known and most important locations in the city and the country.
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