Beyond the glare of the Red Light District runs this dark, narrow lane, home to theatres for more than 150 years. In 1614 Amsterdam's...
Mee in Mokum
Mee in Mokum's low-priced walkabouts are led by senior-citizen volunteers who often have personal recollections to add. The tours can be...
Statue of Queen Wilhelmina
At the rear of the Frascati theatre, technicolour-walled Brasserie Harkema gets crammed with a young crowd having a pre-theatre meal or...
Climb some of the steepest stairs in town to reach this small-as-a-stamp restaurant. The lure? Pancakes that are flavoursome,...
Rokin 85-89 · interesting places nearby
This expat meeting place combines folkie Irish with Amsterdam chic. In its maze of rooms (the one-time home of German expressionist Max Beckmann) you'll find warm fireplaces, a cool bar, gorgeous wall carvings, and seats salvaged from an old Irish church. Catch frequent musical happenings and sports on the telly. Meals include a full English breakfast, and burgers.