There is a lot to see and experience in Amsterdam. Visit the Van Gogh museum, the Rijksmuseum and the Anne Frank House. Wander through the narrow streets along the canals and take a look at one of the many special shops. Go out for dinner in the evening and visit the theater or a trendy club.
Are you looking for more special stores? For example, wander through the narrow streets between the historic canals or in the Spiegelkwartier. Opposite the Rijksmuseum you will find antique dealers and specialty stores, each with an unmistakably unique atmosphere and style.
Hunting for bargains
Are you looking for bargains, try your luck in the Amsterdam markets. Flowers, vegetables and fruit, used books, clothes and furniture, where other than on the market do you buy so cheaply? Above all, the cozy atmosphere in the Amsterdam markets is a good reason for a visit. The atmosphere of Amsterdam lies before the bragging rights, not in the least because of the market vendors who often advertise their goods in genuine Amsterdam.
Between art and kitsch
Contemporary art, abstract art, glass art. Amsterdam has many galleries where you can find art. The nice thing about a walk along the galleries is that you can make a fascinating voyage of discovery through many different styles and techniques in a short time. There is something for everyone. It occurs that most galleries are located in picturesque streets (Spiegelstraat).
Spiegelkwartier Art & Antiques
Opposite the Rijksmuseum is the Spiegelkwartier. Here you will find 70 antique dealers and galleries, including various specialists from the Kunst en Kitsch program. Whether you are looking for a Karel Appel or an Art Deco ring, a Delft blue tile or Roman or modern glass. Big chance that you succeed here!
Opening hours shops
Most shops are open from Tuesday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. On Saturday, the shops generally open at 9 a.m. and close at 5 p.m. On Mondays, the stores are open from 1 pm (department stores usually from 11 am). In Amsterdam Centrum, the shopping evening is on Thursday until 9:00 PM and every Sunday Sunday of 12:00 PM is 7:00 PM.
The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam is the largest and most important national museum in the Netherlands. The collection offers an overview of Dutch art and history, including works by 17th-century Dutch masters such as Rembrandt, Vermeer and Hals. The museum has been located in the Rijksmuseum building since 1885, designed by the Dutch architect P.J.H. Cuypers.
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Van Gogh museum
Nowhere in the world is it possible to see so many paintings by Vincent van Gogh together. In the museum you can follow the development in the work of the artist or compare his paintings with work by other 19th-century artists from the collection. In addition, there is an extensive range of exhibitions on various subjects from 19th-century art history ...
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