Inviting cafés and brainy bookstores ring the Spui, a favoured haunt of academics, students and journalists. On Fridays a book market...
Located in the Begijnhof, the Houten Huis sits at no 34. It dates from around 1465, making it the oldest preserved wooden house in the...
Contained within the Begijnhof and dating from 1671, this is a 'clandestine' chapel where the Beguines were forced to worship after the...
'Not everyone has knowledge of beer, but those who have it drink it here' is the translation of the slogan on a panel above this...
Teensy Van Stapele is a true specialist, baking just one thing and baking it well: chocolate cookies. To be specific, it's a Valrhona...
Spui 14-16 · interesting places nearby
Amsterdam's savviest bookshop is a bit of an intellectual and style hub. Its adjoining newsagency has a selection of cutting-edge international magazines, newspapers and guidebooks.