Museum Van Loon
Museum Van Loon is an opulent 1672 residence that was first home to painter Ferdinand Bol and later to the wealthy Van Loon family. The...
Simple, functional but roomy galleries, some with skylights or grand windows for natural light, make this museum an excellent space for...
Geelvinck Hinlopen Huis
This serene 17th-century house is well worth a look. English-speaking guides are on hand to show you the rooms. Chamber music concerts...
Arty mixed-to-lesbian bar; women only on Friday.
Esteemed Patisserie Holtkamp has a storied history. There’s been a bakery on this site since 1886, but the gorgeous art-deco interior...
Vijzelstraat 137 · interesting places nearby
Village Bagels information
The people who gave Amsterdam bagel-chic are going gangbusters. You may feel like a New Yorker as you dive into a bagel with salmon, chive cream cheese and capers, especially if you grab the newspaper. Then again, what Manhattan bagel shop sports stained-glass windows and picturesque views of boats docked alongside lovely 17th-century canal houses?