In plain view from Centraal Station, the magnificent cupola and neo-Renaissance towers belong to the city's main Catholic church, the...
This is one of Amsterdam's oldest streets. Initially a shipping district, it was a respectable place to be until the 17th century. Then...
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Hofje van Wijs
The 200-year-old coffee and tea vendor Wijs & Zonen (the monarch's purveyor) maintains this pretty courtyard cafe. It serves Dutch...
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Regularly packed with Irish folk, this dark, woody pub holds spontaneous folk-music sessions. Bring your own guitar and let loose with the other Irish-folk fans. The mainly Irish pub grub is decent, and there are specials (ie burger and a pint, curry and a pint etc) on various weeknights.