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De Negen Straatjes is a neighborhood comprising 9 side streets of the Prinsengracht, Keizersgracht, Herengracht and Singel in central Amsterdam, lined with boutiques, designer outlets, antique stores, and jewelers, making it a favorite with shoppers.
De Negen Straatjes is a neighborhood comprising 9 side streets of the Prinsengracht, Keizersgracht, Herengracht and Singel in central Amsterdam, lined with boutiques, designer outlets, antique stores, and jewelers, making it a favorite with shoppers. The Bible Museum and Brillenmuseum are also in the area.
De 9 Straatjes, 1016 Amsterdam, Netherlands
The Bijbels Museum or Biblical Museum, housed in 2 buildings of the Cromhouthuizen on the Herengracht, displays Bible-related artifacts from the Judeo-Christian tradition
Het Grachtenhuis or Canal House is the Museum of the Canals - a gateway to the world famous Amsterdam canal ring ending in the de IJ Bay
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The Braggiotti Gallery on the Singel Canal has 4 rooms showcasing Dutch and international contemporary glass art
Located on the Hendrika Maria, a 1914 barge converted into a houseboat on the Prinsengracht, the Houseboat Museum shows you life aboard a typical vessel in Amsterdam
The Homomonument is a memorial to homosexuals persecuted and murdered in World War II, consisting of three 10m x 10m x 10m equilateral triangles of pink granite, representing the pink badges that gay men were forced to wear by the Nazis
The Amsterdam Museum, previously known as the Amsterdams Historisch Museum, traces the history and evolution of the city, from its origins as a settlement on the Amstel river banks to the bustling commercial city it is today
The Begijnhof is one of the oldest inner courts in Amsterdam that formerly housed Catholic Beguines and is now a home for needy women
The Spui Square in Amsterdam hosts a weekly outdoor art market on Sundays, where a group of about 25 contemporary Dutch and foreign artists from SAIA’s (Stichting Amsterdam International Artists) pool of 60 display their works