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Oct 21 2010
1 April - 420. 6204
2 The Anne Frank House, Prinsengracht 263. 1648
3 De Wallen, which is located about the Oude Kerk 1361
4 Westerkerk, Western Church, finished in 1638 after a design by Hendrick de Keyser. 750
5 The Rijksmuseum Amsterdam is the national museum of the Netherlands. 439
6 Centraal Station, neo-Gothic building. 420
7 The Van Gogh Museum specialises in works by Vincent van Gogh. 351
8 April - Koninginnedag, Queen's day, 30 April, former Queen Juliana's birthday, also the day Juliana transferred her title to her daughter Beatrix. 344
9 The Dam, the central square of Amsterdam, where stands the Royal Palace on the Dam and the Netherlands National Monument. 316
10 October - Amsterdam Marathon, mid-October. 280
11 Olympic Stadium, built as the main stadium for the 1928 Summer Olympics. It was designed by the architect Jan Wils. 274
12 The Amsterdam Metro, a metro system with three main lines. 247
13 Leidseplein, a plaza on the southwest end of the Leidsestraat. 236
14 AEX, stock exchange. 223
15 The Concertgebouw, home to the world-class symphony orchestra, the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. 216
16 Artis, the oldest zoo in the Netherlands. 207
17 The Stedelijk Museum specialises in modern art. 181
18 Paradiso, a rock-music venue and cultural centre. 180
19 Rembrandtplein. 144
20 Museumplein, southwest of the Rijksmuseum, holds the Stedelijk Museum and the Van Gogh Museum. 138
21 Portuguese Synagogue, impressive building founded by the Sephardic Jewish community in 1670. 128
22 Begijnhof, one of the oldest inner courts in Amsterdam. 126
23 Beurs van Berlage, originally designed as a commodity exchange by architect Hendrik Petrus Berlage, now used for conferences. 125
24 The Hermitage Amsterdam, a dependency of the Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg. 114
25 August - Amsterdam Tournament, late August, International Football tournament hosted by AFC Ajax. 111
26 Homomonument, a memorial in the centre of Amsterdam commemorating all gay men and lesbians who have been subjected to persecution because of their sexual orientation. 100
27 Melkweg, a pop-music venue and cultural centre. 94
28 Heineken Music Hall. 90
29 The Rembrandt House Museum specialises in works by Rembrandt van Rijn. 83
30 Munttoren, the tower was built in 1619-1620 and it is the southern tower among all other ones in Amsterdam 82
31 The Tropenmuseum, anthropological museum. 80
32 The NEMO (museum), the science museum in a building that looks like a sinking ship. 78
33 The Magere Brug is probably the most famous draw bridge in Amsterdam. 73
34 Nieuwe Kerk, New Church (1490). 72
35 Stopera, combined town hall and opera house. 70
36 The Amsterdam Dungeon, a unique combination of a museum, theatre and an attraction park. 65
37 Albert Cuyp Market, great open-air food marked in the De Pijp disrtict. 60
38 Rembrandt Tower, a 135-metre skyscraper. 59
39 Waterlooplein, south of the Rembrandt House Museum, the site of an open-air market. 50
40 De Duif, The Dove. 44
41 Muntplein, at the intersection of Kalverstraat and Rokin, a town square centered on the old Tower of the Mint (Munttoren). 44
42 Bijlmerbajes, a prison in Amsterdam near Amstel station. 41
43 Museum Geelvinck-Hinlopen, a mansion on the Herengracht, with four period rooms and a tranquil garden. 41
44 The Amsterdams Historisch Museum, Amsterdam's historical museum. 41
45 Het Schip, museum about the Amsterdam School architectural movement of the early 20th century. 39
46 Public Library by architect J. Coenen on Oosterdokseiland, near Central Station. Has a wonderful view over the city. 38
47 June - Holland Festival is an international festival for theater, music, dance, opera, film and art, throughout the month of June. 38
48 Bloemenmarkt, the only floating flower market in the world. 36
49 The Bimhuis, for jazz and improvised music, located within the Muziekgebouw. 35
50 The Joods Historisch Museum, The Jewish Historical Museum collects objects and works of art associated with the religion, culture and history of the Jews in the Netherlands and its former colonies. 33
51 The Allard Pierson Museum, Archaeological Museum of the University of Amsterdam. 31
52 Noordermarkt, Saturday market for organic food. 31
53 Diamond Museum Amsterdam, a museum at the Museumplein about the history of diamonds. 28
54 The Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ, specializing in contemporary classical music. 27
55 Brouwerij 't IJ, located at the foot of the beautiful De Gooyer windmill. 22
56 East India House, headquarters of Dutch East India Company, a 17th Century Dutch trading giant, from 1606 to 1798. Now a university building. 18
57 Koningsplein. 18
58 Kalvertoren, shopping mall located in the busy Kalverstraat. 18
59 Montelbaanstoren, built in 1512 as a part of the city's fortifications. 16
60 Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder, Our Lord in the Attic, also known as Museum Amstelkring, a church hidden in an attic. 14
61 El Tawheed Mosque, a mosque founded in 1986. 14
62 The Verzetsmuseum, the Amsterdam resistance museum. 13
63 The Bijbels Museum, where the Bible, art and culture meet in a monument full of history. 13
64 The Museum Van Loon, a home on the canal. The double-sized canal house dates from 1672. 13
65 August - Uitmarkt, last weekend in August, the start of the cultural season. 12
66 Dappermarkt, open-air food and clothing market in the Dapperbuurt district. 12
67 Coster Diamonds, one of the oldest diamond polishing factories in the Netherlands 12
68 Lloyd Hotel, built between 1917-1920 as an emigrants' hotel. 11
69 Millennium Tower, a 97.5-metre, 24-floor office building. 10
70 English Reformed Church, Amsterdam, in fact part of the Church of Scotland. One of the oldest buildings in Amsterdam, situated in the Begijnhof, right in the centre of the city. 9
71 Markenplein, a place which holds Netherlands Film and Television Academy (NFTA), close by the Waterlooplein. 8
72 The house with the waterfall, at the Zuiderkerkhof. 8
73 The Python Bridge, bridge connects Sporenburg to Borneo Island and won the International Footbridge Award 2002. 7
74 The Universiteitsmuseum, the Amsterdam university museum. 6
75 Amsterdam Diamond Centre. 6
76 August - Hartjesdag, 3rd weekend in August. 6
77 The Singelgebied, located around the Singel and north of the Nieuwe Kerk, 6
78 The Blauwe Brug, which connects the Rembrandtplein area with the Waterlooplein area. 6
79 Gassan Diamonds. 5
80 The Oude Nieuwstraat, near Dam Square. 5
81 Ronde Lutherse Kerk, the first round Lutheran church in the Netherlands, with a copper dome. 5
82 Magna Plaza, a former post office dating back to 1899 converted into a shopping mall in 1990 5
83 Amstelkerk. < 5
84 The Nederlands Scheepvaart Museum, museum about Dutch maritime history. Due to renovation closed from January 2007, until 2011. < 5
85 The Handbag Museum. < 5
86 De Waag, built as part of the city's fortifications in 1481-1494, later a weighing house, now a cafe and museum. < 5
87 Nieuwe Wereld, New World, by architects Meyer and Van Schooten. The name goes back to the 1980s when squatters lived here and called their place 'End of the World'. < 5
88 St Nicholas's, a neo-Renaissance and Baroque Roman Catholic church. < 5
89 The Filmmuseum, Holland's museum for cinematography. < 5
90 Czaar Petermarkt, small daily marked in the Czaar Peterstraat. < 5
91 The Pianola Museum. < 5
92 Heineken Brewery, located in the borough De Pijp. Now a museum. < 5
93 De papegaai, The Parrot, located in the busy Kalverstraat. A neogothic church built in 1848. < 5
94 The Kattenkabinet, museum about cats. < 5
95 Posthoornkerk. < 5
96 August - Amsterdam Pride, first weekend of August, gay pride weekend. < 5
97 Barcelona Building, building from 1993 by architect B. Albert on the Levantkade. < 5
98 Skydome, 60 metre-tall tower block designed by architect W. Arets, with three vertical grooves. < 5
99 Mozes en Aäronkerk. < 5
100 The Burcht, National Trade Unions Museum built by Hendrik Petrus Berlage. < 5
101 Oude Kerk, Old Church (ca. 1400). < 5
102 Emerald Empire, building on the far end of KNSM Lane by architect J. Coenen. < 5
103 Zazare Diamonds. < 5
104 Royal palace, former town hall, built in 1648. < 5
105 Pakhuis De Zwijger, built in 1933-1934 after a design by architect J. de Bie Leuveling Tjeenk, this was a warehouse for cooling perishables. < 5
106 Azartplein, is the end of the Java Island walk, crossing this square will lead to KNSM Island. < 5
107 The Whale, mega-apartment building by architect F. van Dongen. It took five years to complete (1995-2000). < 5
108 Oosterkerk, Eastern Church, construction was completed in 1671. < 5
109 The Jan Schaeferbrug, built in 2001, straight through warehouse De Zwijger, after a design by architect T. Venhoeven < 5
110 August - Sail Amsterdam, a five-yearly event, when tall ships from all over the world can be visited; next event 2010. < 5
111 Noorderkerk, Northern Church (1620-1623). < 5
112 Amsterdam ArenA, a football stadium, home to Ajax football club. < 5
113 Zuiderkerk, Southern Church, the city's first church built specifically for protestant services (1603-1611). < 5


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