Commissioned as a town hall in 1648, this building became a palace in the 19th century. After recent renovations the interiors gleam,...
The Nieuwe Kerk, is a historical stage for Dutch coronations. The 15th-century, late-Gothic basilica is only ‘new’ in relation to the...
Heading east across the Singel is Torensluis, one of the oldest and widest bridges in the city. The big moustached bust is of Multatuli,...
De Blauwe Parade
The building, now the Hotel Die Poort van Cleve, was the site of the original Heineken brewery, so it seems an appropriate place for...
While it serves decent pastas and sandwiches, it's really all just clumsy foreplay for the homemade appeltaart (apple pie), a deserved...
Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 182 · interesting places nearby
Magna Plaza information
This grand 19th-century landmark building, once the main post office, is now home to a marvellous upmarket shopping mall with more than 40 shops stocking fashion, gifts and jewellery – everything from Mango and Sissy Boy to a cashmere shop.