This museum shows, in no uncertain terms, how much courage it takes to actively resist an adversary so ruthless that you can't trust...
Flanked by café (pub/bar) terraces, this tranquil square has twin views of 17th-century canals and cruise ships docking at the...
Artis Royal Zoo
The oldest zoo on the European continent, Artis has an alphabet soup of wildlife: alligators, birds, chimps and so on up to zebras. The...
On the picturesque Kadijksplein, Orloff's sprawling terrace is one of the most tranquil in town. Inside, there's a magazine-strewn...
Along the Entrepotdok the former warehouse's double-height dining space with wooden beams and mezzanine seating sets the tone for...
Lonely Planet review
The area northeast of the Plantage was the stomping ground of the Dutch East India Company (VOC), which grew rich on sea trade in the 17th century. The VOC owned this 500m row of warehouses – the largest storage depot in Europe at the time – located in a customs-free zone.
Some of the original facades have been preserved, and the facility has been converted into desirable offices, apartments and appealing dockside cafes, with tables perfect for lazing away an afternoon at the water's edge.