• Tuesday, November 19, 2019

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  • Category: History

    Oct 30
    Millionth visitor to Anne Frank House

      Twelve-year-old Yara Bos from Haarlem was recently surprised to find that she…

    Aug 02
    Concertgebouw candles

    When our world-famous concert hall turns 125 years old this year, there are many…

    Jun 01
    Unseen Oude Kerk

    Oude Kerk ( Old Church, for the ones who doesn’t have a smattering of Dutch ) is…

    Mar 19
    RAI, Hilton among 89 new State Monuments

    AMSTERDAM- Good news for those who see narrative in post WWII architecture: the…

    Mar 01
    The Silent Procession: A Miracle!

      Amsterdam has many faces and one of them is ‘Miracle City.’ The term is rooted…

    Feb 11
    The Amsterdam Canals: A History

    While walking around Amsterdam you can’t help but notice the canals, and just how…

    Feb 05
    The history of Artis ZOO

    If one could time-travel back 175 years to the year 1838 in Amsterdam, it would be a…

    Feb 05
    The Doctor behind Sarphatipark

    The bust of Samuel Sarphati (1813-1866), the Jewish doctor and philanthropist,…

    Jan 23
    A Brief History of Amsterdam's Economy

    Carrying immense importance since the 13th Century, the small city of Amsterdam has…

    Dec 13
    Dapperstraat

    This month we will be reaching a little further out of the inner rings of Amsterdam…

    Nov 13
    Amsterdam in the Dutch Golden Age: When money already made the Dutch world go round

    The rule of capitalism, international trade and high levels of immigration. It sounds…

    Nov 13
    Elandsgracht

    The history and character of Elandsgracht, situated in the popular shopping…

    Oct 08
    DEATH OF A MAN, BIRTH OF A LEGEND

    This month, we pay testament to the life and work of a Dutch icon, who made his name…

    Sep 03
    AT THIS POINT IN TIME…

    This month, three hundred and forty years ago, the Netherlands was struck by probably…

    Sep 03
    AT THIS POINT IN TIME…

    This story actually took place across June and July in 1667, and is a story involving…

    Sep 03
    Haarlemmerdijk

    Amsterdam is a wonderful city for many reasons. Its history, culture, spirit and…

    Sep 03
    Anne Frank & Amsterdam

    This month we remember Amsterdam’s (arguably) most famous citizen, Anne Frank, who…

    Aug 24
    AT THIS POINT IN TIME…

    This month, three hundred and forty years ago, the Netherlands was struck by probably…

    Aug 24
    St Antoniesbreestraat

    Explore the story of Amsterdam through the amazing history of its streets. Heading…

    Jun 21
    Amsterdam History 1200-1585

    Circa 1200 – 1585 Established around the mid 13th century, Amsterdam’s…

    Apr 19
    Zeedijk

    The Zeedijk is known as one of Amsterdam’s oldest streets. It was built originally as…