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The Hollandsche Manege is the oldest horse-riding school in the Netherlands, dating back to 1744 though the current Neoclassical building is from 1882.
The Hollandsche Manege is the oldest horse-riding school in the Netherlands, dating back to 1744 though the current Neoclassical building is from 1882. The interiors are beautiful, with cast iron trusses and glass skylights on the roof. You may be able to catch an equestrian show, and ride a horse yourself.
Vondelstraat 140, 1054 GT Amsterdam, Netherlands
Vondelpark is a sprawling English landscape park with ponds, gardens, playground and cafes that is very popular with tourists
The Stedelijk Museum is Amsterdam’s municipal museum of modern and contemporary art
The Van Gogh Museum is dedicated to the works of acclaimed 19th century Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh, displaying over 200 paintings, 400 drawings, and 700 letters by him
The Royal Concertgebouw on Museumplein is a Neoclassical concert hall that hosts classical orchestras and operas as well as modern world music
The Diamond Museum, run by Coster Diamonds, is an exhibition about the history of diamond trade in Amsterdam
The Max Euwe Centrum is dedicated to chess, tracing the historical origins and development of the game
The Rijksmuseum or National Museum is the largest and most prestigious museum for art and history in the Netherlands, displaying works by Dutch masters such as Vermeer, Rembrandt, and Steen
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The Museumplein or Museum Square in Leidseplein is a large grassed open space adjacent to the Rijksmuseum, the Van Gogh Museum, the Concertgebouw, and the Stedelijk Museum
Originally created in the 17th century for the working class and immigrants as part of Amsterdam's Derde Uitleg expansions, the central neighborhood of Jordaan became gentrified in the 20th century to become one of the most posh districts in the city