Felix Meritis Building
This performing arts centre was built in 1787 by Jacob Otten Husly for Felix Meritis (Latin for 'happiness through achievement'), a...
This quirky museum, a 23m-long sailing barge from 1914, offers a good sense of how gezellig (convivial, cosy) life can be on the water....
This shady little square is named for Johnny Jordaan (the pseudonym of Johannes Hendricus van Musscher), a popular musician in the...
Amsterdam's centre for arts, culture and science puts on innovative modern theatre, music and dance, as well as talks on politics,...
Hein loves to cook, and it shows in her simple, stylish, sky-lit cafe. Media types, doing business over brunch, comment that she has a...
Lonely Planet review
The preeminent Dutch lingerie designer Marlies Dekkers is known for her subtle hints to bondage, detailed on exquisite undergarments. Summer sees an equally enticing range of swimwear. The shop itself is a sultry bastion of decadence, with handpainted wallpaper and a titillating lounge area with a fireplace.