On Oudezijds Achterburgwal a distinctive gateway with spectacles over the pedestal rises up and marks the entrance to the...
This is the former office of the mighty Dutch East India Company (VOC), the globe's first multinational corporation. The sweeping...
Oude Hoogstraat 22
Amsterdam is chock-full of slender homes because property used to be taxed on frontage. So the narrower your facade, the less you paid....
Rusland means 'Russia' in Dutch, so it's no surprise there's a different vibe to this coffeeshop. It's a young, mod group – including...
Rusland 3 · interesting places nearby
As much a museum as a shop, here you can ogle the sensuous, delicate, moulded-plywood creations of George Nelson, Marcel Breuer and more – some of the vintage furniture pieces are for sale and some are available in reissue (ie old designs re-made). If furniture is impractical, smaller art objects (made of wood, naturally) are also available.