Opened as a town hall in 1655, this building became a palace in the 19th century. The interiors gleam, especially the marble work – at...
Signless company offering city, kids', tandem and cargo bikes at 10 shops, including this one in the centre.
This square is the very spot where Amsterdam was founded around 1270. Today pigeons, tourists, buskers and the occasional...
De Drie Fleschjes
Behind the Nieuwe Kerk, the distiller Bootz' tasting room dates from 1650. It specialises in liqueurs (although you can also get superb...
Rob Wigboldus Vishandel
A wee three-table oasis in the midst of surrounding tourist tat, this fish shop in a tiny alley serves excellent herring sandwiches on a...
Nieuwe Kerk information
This 15th-century, late-Gothic basilica – a historic stage for Dutch coronations – is only ‘new’ in relation to the Oude Kerk. A few monumental items dominate the otherwise spartan interior – a magnificent carved oak chancel, a bronze choir screen, a massive organ and enormous stained-glass windows. The building is now used for exhibitions and organ concerts. Opening times and admission fees can vary, depending on what’s going on.