Opened as a town hall in 1655, this building became a palace in the 19th century. The interiors gleam, especially the marble work – at...
You're sure to end up on this crowded street at some point, so we might as well mention it. Named after the livestock markets held here...
An unexpected oasis in the sea of consumerism on Kalverstraat, the curious Petrus en Pauluskerk, aka Papagaai, is a Catholic church from...
Café Het Schuim
Schuim means 'foam' (on beer) and this grungy, arty bar is extraordinarily popular with beer-swilling locals – it gets packed any time...
Simple, delicious and consistently full, Lucius is known for both its fresh ingredients and for not mucking them up with lots of sauce...
Paleisstraat 135 · interesting places nearby
The Netherlands' largest gay and lesbian bookshop carries the major magazines as well as novels, guidebooks and postcards. Upstairs you'll find art, poetry and DVDs.