Amsterdam Light Festival

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The Amsterdam Light Festival turns the already picturesque city into an even more magical place through various events around light shows. The city lights up from the 6th of December until the 19th of January 2014. If you are in town in this period, be sure to visit one of the events. Perhaps the most prominent event of the Amsterdam Light Festival is the Amsterdam Lights Cruise. This special cruise Read more…

Artis Amsterdam

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Artis Amsterdam was founded in 1838 and is the oldest zoo in The Netherlands. Located in the east of the city centre, it is a storied place with lots of historical buildings. There are many things to do in Artis outside of gazing at the many beautiful animals in the parks. It’s a relaxed place. It gets more than a million visitors per year which is no surprise. The zoo Read more…

Amsterdam Heritage Days

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Amsterdam Heritage Days is a unique opportunity to go inside some of the historical buildings of Amsterdam that would normally be closed to the public. And everything is for free! During the weekend of the 14th and the 15th of September, 50 of the city’s most beautiful and interesting buildings open their doors. And its not just that. You can also participate in lectures or take a historical tour throughout Read more…

Open monument day in Amsterdam

Open monument day in Amsterdam is a special edition this year, this event brings together 400 years of rich city culture to life. By expositioning the change in lifestyle and architecture from Amsterdam during the last 400 years you will be able to experience the influence of the 19th century in living comfort, city planning and lust for decorating the city. This period also became know as the second golden Read more…