This enclosed former convent dates from the early 14th century. It’s a surreal oasis of peace, with tiny houses and postage-stamp...
One of two churches located in the Begijnhof, the Engelse Kerk was built around 1392. It eventually was rented out to the local...
Civic Guard Gallery
This cool gallery is part of the Amsterdam Museum – consider it the free ‘teaser' – and fills an alleyway next to the museum’s entrance....
Also known as Engelse Reet (ask the bartender for a translation), this small, narrow and ramshackle place doesn't allow you to do...
Gartine is magical, from its covert location in an alley off busy Kalverstraat to its mismatched antique tableware and its sublime...
Begijnensteeg 6-8 · interesting places nearby
Charming little Tomaz hides near the Begijnhof, and is a fine spot for a light lunch or informal dinner, accompanied by a bottle of wine, of course. A vegetarian special is always available. Linger for a while over a game of chess.