Must see attractions in Amsterdam

  • W

    Duck into this contemporary arts centre and ponder the multimedia exhibits, which often have an edgy political angle. Check the website for frequent…

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    Hemp Gallery

    Part of the Hash, Marijuana & Hemp Museum, the Hemp Gallery has displays on hemp art and history.

  • K
    Keizersgracht 319

    Philips Vingboons designed this grand 1639 building using Greek and Roman classical elements popular at the time.

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    Rose Garden

    The Vondelpark's rose garden, with some 70 different species, was added in 1936.

  • Torture Museum

    It's dilapidated and so dimly lit inside that you can barely read the placards, but fans of kitsch and oddball lore will enjoy learning about devices such…

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    De Bijlmer

    This reinvented high-rise housing estate, built in a hexagonal formation in 1966, was once known for crime and deprivation, and in 1992 was partly…

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    WerfMuseum 't Kromhout

    Boats are still repaired at the 18th-century wharf on the outer side of the dyke, and this is a 'working' museum in the eastern hall, devoted to…

  • S

    This tribute to freedom of speech, established in 2005, is a rock podium marking a 'speakers' corner' in Oosterpark. Organised debates occur here and…