New Years Eve in Amsterdam

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New Years Eve in Amsterdam is everything you would expect, and more. Get ready for anything between a wild night in the famed Amsterdam nightlife to an unforgettable romantic evening. This page gives you an overview of things to do on new year’s eve in Amsterdam. New Year’s Evening is a big thing in Amsterdam. It’s the biggest party of the year next to Queens Day. All restaurants, clubs and Read more…

Christmas in Amsterdam

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It’s little streets and canal ring give a real picturesque, yet relaxed feeling to Christmas in Amsterdam. Every year the city lights up from the typical light bulb strings on the canal bridges to the big Christmas tree on Dam square. This article reviews a couple of things to do during Christmas in Amsterdam. If you’re looking to book a hotel during Christmas, click here.   Classical Christmas Music In Read more…

Stoop & Stoop

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Stoop & Stoop is a Dutch cuisine restaurant in the Leidseplein area. The interior of this cozy cafe is typical for Amsterdam. Lot’s of brown and wood and the lights not too bright. The crowd is predominantly local. Because of the attractive prices Stoop & Stoop is frequented by students and locals with a keen eye for good simple food.   Cuisine Dutch Menu Stoop & Stoop menu Opening Hours Read more…

Dutch Theatre Festival

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The Dutch Theatre Festival is probably the most prominent among theatre events in The Netherlands. The festival showcases more than 20 of the very best Dutch and Belgian productions of the past year. Always carefully selected by both a authoritative jury panel and the audience. Various shows are surtitled in English, so there is no language barrier is you don’t speak Dutch. The locations of the Dutch Theatre Festival are Read more…

World Cinema Amsterdam

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The World Cinema Amsterdam festival is not just about watching movies. Sure, there are over 40 different movies that will be shown, but this festival digs a bit deeper in the beautiful world of cinema. There are also masterclasses, debates and of course parties. There are both indoor and outdoor screenings. Venues include the De Balie (near Leidseplein), Rialto (in the South Side). The open air cinema will take place Read more…

Uitmarkt Amsterdam

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The Uitmarkt Amsterdam (“Out market”) is one of the biggest festivals in Holland, attracting nearly half a million visitors in the weekend of 30 august until 1 september. Over 2000 artists from theatre to dance to music perform. Basically the area around Leidseplein and Museumplein changes into an open air theatre with performance everywhere. The large stage is located on Museumplein. View the total line up here. The large cultural buildings in Read more…