Amsterdam is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Amsterdam one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Amsterdam is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Amsterdam or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Amsterdam. Explore the historical monuments of the city with a guided Amsterdam tours or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Amsterdam guide is your go-to option for free.
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Top Historical Amsterdam landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Amsterdam.
How interesting could it be to see what a German-born diarist’s house looks from insides?! The writer of one of the bestselling books in literature- The Diary of a Young Girl Anne Frank is also the most discussed Jewish victims of the Holocaust. With a very inspiring and beautiful location at the Prinsengracht, adjoining the canal, this museu...
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Amstel 51, 1018 EJ Amsterdam, Netherlands
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
A subdivision of Russia’s fabulous Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg the Hermitage Amsterdam is one of the most happening venues of all exhibits in Amsterdam. A striking location on the banks of the river Amstel, this gallery holds special things to do in and events on Thursdays. With an upcoming project of The Miracle of Amsterdam in the su...
The Royal Palace in Amsterdam is at the disposal of the monarch by Act of Parliament, along with two more palaces of Netherlands. This is your chance to explore Amsterdam’s rich history given its royal bygone era. The awe-striking interiors accommodate the Royal Dutch even today, albeit being accessible for the public too. There are a lot of ...
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Tweede Goudsbloemdwarsstraat 19, 1015 JX Amsterdam, Netherlands
Amsterdam’s neighborhoods can surprise you with their quaintness that make for the perfect place to spend out in exploration. Whether you just want to stroll through their alleys, or indulge in a wholesome meal at their cafes, these neighborhoods are a must-visit. Jordan is full of art galleries with collections of modern as well as contempor...
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Catharinastraat 45, 4811 XE Breda, Netherlands
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
Basically it is an enclosed courtyard, but in reality there is a lot more to unleash. This place links itself to the ancient historical era. This sanctified place is considered to be one of the best loved places, in the city of Amsterdam. The creation of this place was initially meant for the sisterhood known as Begijntjes. It was a Catholic sister...
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Prins Hendrikkade 73, 1012 AD Amsterdam, Netherlands
12:00 pm - 03:00 pm
The Basilica of St. Nicholas is a part of the oldest sections in the Amsterdam Defense Works. The largest and most prominent Catholic Church in the city, the architecture of the building is based off of the Neo-classical and Neo-baroque style of architecture.
The crown of Maximilian I is on display above the high altar. This church should definitel...
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Mr. Visserplein 3, 1011 RD Amsterdam, Netherlands
10:00 am - 04:00 pm
Portuguese Synagogue is also known as the Esnoga, or Snoge and is a magnificent 17th-century Sephardic synagogue in the city of Amsterdam. The destination is famed among tourists for its architecture and is visited by travellers all year round. Visit the destination and witness for yourself the splendor and beauty of the synagogue and take a walk t...
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Plantage Middenlaan 24, 1018 DE Amsterdam, Netherlands
11:00 am - 05:00 pm
This used to be one of the most important and famous theatres in Amsterdam and that’s why, it should be there on your list of attractions. Along with that, this place is also one of the most important war memorials in the city. During the World War II, this place was used by the Nazis as an assembly and now it has turned into a monument for t...
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Nieuwe Amstelstraat 1, 1011 PL Amsterdam, Netherlands
11:00 am - 05:00 pm
The Jewish Cultural Quarter or the Joods Historisch Museum is one place in Amsterdam that is completely dedicated to the history of the Jew community. In fact, in the whole of Netherlands, it is only in Amsterdam that you will find anything to do with the Jewish history. The collection is that of 11,000 objects that have significance with art, hist...
Verzetsmuseum or the Dutch Renaissance Museum is perched just outside the main lands of the city at Plantage. It has been bestowed with the title of “the best historical museum of the Netherlands”. The museum beautifully throws light upon how the Dutch lived during the times of World War II. There is an area in the museum that recreates...
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ArenA Boulevard 1, 1101 Amsterdam, Netherlands
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Amsterdam Arena is one of the biggest arenas in the destination and is known and known well for its picturesque setting and great views. The destination is a must visit if you are one who loves sports. The arena was built between 1993 and 1996 and has been in the limelight ever since. The arena opened its doors to the general public on 14 August 19...
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Piet Heinkade 3, 1019 BR Amsterdam, Netherlands
06:30 pm - 11:59 pm
Bimhuis is a charming part of the Muziekgebouw complex and is a renowned destination for events which are related to Jazz. If you do get a chance to visit it during an event then missing out on the opportunity is not advised. The place has some of the best Jazz events in the whole of Amsterdam. So if you are a fan of Jazz you will simply love this place.
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De Passage 100, 1101 AX Amsterdam, Netherlands
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Ziggo domeis a charming 17000 seater multi use arena in the city of Amsterdam. The stadium is named after the famous Amsterdam cable provider Ziggoand is said to be one of the best arenas in the area. If you are in the region try and take out some time to visit this arena and attend a show or two. The destination is also a host to the renowned Ziggo Dome Awards.
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Noordermarkt 48, 1015 NA Amsterdam, Netherlands
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Noorderkerk is a picturesque 17th century Protestant church and is famed for its architecture and design. There are many Noorderkerk churches that you can visit in the towns of Hague, Hoorn and Kampen. Visit the destination and indulge in religiousness and spirituality to have an experience that you can enjoy with your family and friends. The churc...
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Westermarkt, 1016 Amsterdam, Netherlands
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Homomonument is a memorial in the center of the city of Amsterdam. The monument of Homomonument is to commemorate all the people of the gay and lesbian community that were persecuted because of their sexuality. The monument stands as a reminder of what happened in the past so visiting the structure becomes a must. Take out some time and pay the pla...