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Het Schip (The Ship) is a building from 1919 that has become an iconic landmark for its architecture.
Het Schip (The Ship) is a building from 1919 that has become an iconic landmark for its architecture. The unique orange-brick building designed by Michel de Klerk is built in the style of the Amsterdam School of Expressionism, vaguely resembling a ship with unusual angles. Built as a residence for blue collar families, it preserves an apartment from the 1920s showcasing the domestic lifestyle and furniture of low-income workers of the time. The former post office in Het Schip houses a museum of the Amsterdam School of architecture.
Westerpark is a bustling park at the site of Amsterdam's former gasworks adjacent to the Centrum
Brouwersgracht, the Brewers' Canal, is one of the most beautiful canals in Amsterdam
The De Bloem windmill at Nieuwpoortkade was once a flour mill
The Pianola Museum is a small museum dedicated to pianolas (automatic pianos) and pianos
The 17th-century Noorderkerk in the Jordaan neighborhood was one of the first Protestant churches built after the Reformation in Amsterdam
The famous Anne Frank House is where the Jewish girl Anne Frank wrote her moving diary while hiding with her family from the Nazis
The Westerkerk (Western Church) on the banks of the Prinsengracht is the largest church in Amsterdam
The Antiekcentrum Amsterdam, also known as De Looier, is the largest indoor antiques market in Netherlands, selling vintage paintings, ceramics, porcelain, jewelry, furniture, silverware, watches, toys and bric-a-brac
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
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