Monuments & Museums

The story of Anne Frank

Anne Frank is the most famous girl who ever lived in Amsterdam. And that is mainly due to her diary in which she wrote about her life while hiding during the Second World War. The Germans who occupied the Netherlands captured Jewish people and took …

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The Canal Belt & Leidse Square

According to Hannah Amsterdam’s Grachtengordel (or Canal Belt, the semicircular ring of canals in the centre of Amsterdam) is the 8th wonder of the world: It’s incredibly beautiful and very well constructed, with locks and dams controlling the water level and keeping the canals clean. And most of the houses on Singel, Herengracht (Gentleman’s Canal), …

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