Cheese Museum Amsterdam

cheese museum amsterdam

5The Cheese Museum Amsterdam is a small picturesque museum dedicated to the large variety of Dutch cheese. Most famous is probably Gouda, but it’s very likely you’ve eaten Leerdammer, Maasdammer or Old Amsterdam. Obviously we are particularly proud of the last one. In the Cheese Museum Amsterdam you can expect to see the history of quite a few famous Dutch cheeses. It is definitely not the Van Gogh or the Read more…

Chinese New Year in Amsterdam

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Chinese New Year in Amsterdam is a big happening and is known to attract many non Chinese as well. As every large Western metropolis, Amsterdam also has a section in the city called Chinatown. This neighborhood overlaps and borders the Red Light district and is situated around the Nieuwmarkt. There are a lot of Chinese restaurants, shops and a real Chinese temple. Even the plates with the street names are bilingual. It Read more…

Concertgebouw Amsterdam

concertgebouw amsterdam

The Concertgebouw (“Concert building”) is ranked among the top concert halls in the world when it comes to acoustics. It is also the second most visited concert hall in the world with just short of a million visitors a year. The historical building on the Museumplein is a must if you’re into classical music or opera, and a great idea if you’re looking to discover more about the genre. See Read more…

Mondrian in Amsterdam

mondrian in amsterdam

Piet Mondrian is one of the most important painters in abstract art. He lived in Amsterdam for a long time in his youth. The exhibition Mondian in Amsterdam in the Amsterdam Museum is dedicated to this period. It is held from 11 october to 5 january. Mondrian in Amsterdam features more than 60 different works. Quite a few of these have rarely been shown to the public. The exhibition features paintings, Read more…

Buddhist Film Festival Europe

buddhist film festival europe

The Buddhist Film Festival Europe takes place from 4 to 6 october in the EYE Film Museum. This museum is worth a visit by itself, and this festival is a good moment to go. The Buddhist Film Festival features movies and documentaries around buddhism and Tibet. For most of the movies it’s the first time their on display in The Netherlands. This is a unique chance to watch movies and Read more…

Diamond Museum Amsterdam

diamond museum tour

The Diamant Museum Amsterdam (“Diamond Museum Amsterdam”) is one of the prime diamond spots in a city that has been one of the top 5 centers in the diamond trade for centuries. The museum is located on the Museumplein so it’s easy to combine with the Van Gogh and such. It is also next to Coster Diamonds. The Diamon Museum Amsterdam is a journey through the history of diamonds. Be Read more…