Notable Building in Nieuwmarkt, Plantage & the Eastern Islands

This curved waterside building is called 'Stopera' because it houses both the stadhuis (town hall) and the opera hall, aka Muziektheater. It opened in 1986. For a peek behind the scenes, take a guided tour (adult/child €6/5) on Saturdays at 12.15pm.

Free lunchtime concerts usually take place from 12.30pm to 1pm on Tuesdays from September to June; doors open at 12.15pm.