Originally called Reguliersplein, then Botermarkt, after the butter markets held here until the mid-19th century, this square now takes...
The Munttoren is another prominent tower. When the French occupied the country in the 1670s, the national mint was transferred here...
Amsterdam's most famous cinema is worth visiting for its sumptuous art-deco/Amsterdam School interior alone. The grote zaal (main...
Open since the 1940s, Van Dobben has white-tile walls and white-coated staff who specialise in snappy banter. Traditional meaty Dutch...
Amstel 34 · interesting places nearby
Since 1869 this two-storey shop has been supplying upmarket paper to Amsterdam: Egyptian papyrus, lush handmade papers from Asia and Central America, papers inlaid with flower petals or bamboo and paper with a texture that looks like snake skin. It also sells indestructible, recycled Freitag messenger bags (to safely tote away all that paper on your bike?).