The grand Scheepvaarthuis, built in 1916, was the first true example of Amsterdam School architecture. The exterior resembles a ship's...
Centrale Bibliotheek Amsterdam
Unveiled in 2007, this symmetrical, nine-storey 'tower of knowledge' (its self-appointed nickname) is the country's largest library and...
See what's on at this swanky contemporary arts centre. The curators have a knack for tapping young international talent and...
Conservatorium van Amsterdam
Catch a delightful classical recital by students at the Netherlands' largest conservatory of music. It's in a snazzy contemporary...
It's a funny thing about floating Chinese restaurants: they look like tourist traps but so often serve superb food. The Sea Palace's...
Prins Hendrikkade 506 · interesting places nearby
Traditional city and countryside tours (including a beach tour) plus themed options like the Snack Tour, sampling bitterballen (croquettes) and jenever (gin), and Eastern Harbour or Amsterdam School architectural tours. Also has an outlet at Oudezijds Voorburgwal 147.