Gijsbert Dommer Huis
Look closely at the facade of this sober residence known locally as the 'House with the Blood Stains'. After losing his fortune,...
This odd, mod building houses both the stadhuis (town hall) and the opera hall (aka Muziektheater ), hence the name 'Stopera'. It...
This sumptuous residence, now part of the Amsterdams Historisch Museum, is named after the widow who bequeathed the property to the city...
Along the Amstel, Café Langereis feels like it's been here forever, in large part because the friendly young owner scoured the city for...
Lo Stivale d'Oro
Enjoy awesome pizzas and pastas at this trattoria's chummy tables. The gregarious Italian owner Mario occasionally pulls out his guitar...
btwn Waterlooplein & Amstelstraat · interesting places nearby
Built in 1884, one of the city's most striking bridges replaced an old wooden version that had connected these shores of the Amstel since the 17th century. Inspired by the Alexander III bridge in Paris, it features tall, ornate street lamps topped by the imperial crown of Amsterdam, fish sculptures and foundations shaped like the prow of a medieval ship.