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The Central Library is the largest public library in Amsterdam, spread over 10 floors of a huge, modern building designed by Jo Coenen.
The Central Library is the largest public library in Amsterdam, spread over 10 floors of a huge, modern building designed by Jo Coenen. Apart from the huge collection of reading material, the library also has a theatre, radio station, conference rooms, exhibition space, Library Museum, and the Gerard Reve Museum.
De Otter is a restored and functioning paltrok sawmill from the 17th century
Herengracht is the first of the 3 major canals inside the Singelgracht, which form a UNESCO World Heritage Site for exemplifying expertise in engineering and town planning
The Museum Vrolik explores anatomical abnormalities, displaying a collection of pathological specimens, anomalous embryos, mutations, and deformities such as odd skulls and bones
Blijburg beach is an artificial sandy beach in Ijburg on the main island
Bijlmermonument is a monument to the people who died or lost their houses in the 1992 disaster in which a Boeing 747F jumbo freighter crashed into two flats in the Bijlmer
Diemerpark is a large park with a small sandy dune beach Diemerparkstrandje
IJburg consists of several islands connected by bridges, with a harbour and a beach at Blijburg
Ajax Amsterdam is the home of Amsterdamsche Football Club Ajax, the most famous Dutch soccer club
The Computer Museum at the University of Amsterdam explores the development of computing equipment and their impact on the world