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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.
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. The monument was designed by architect Herman Hertzberger and is built around a tree that survived the crash, with the names of the known victims and mosaics laid by survivors. The foundations of the destroyed buildings are also still visible.
The Museum Vrolik explores anatomical abnormalities, displaying a collection of pathological specimens, anomalous embryos, mutations, and deformities such as odd skulls and bones
Ajax Amsterdam is the home of Amsterdamsche Football Club Ajax, the most famous Dutch soccer club
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
The Computer Museum at the University of Amsterdam explores the development of computing equipment and their impact on the world
Tot Zover, the Dutch Funeral Museum, addresses the morbid theme of funerary culture in an interesting and practical way
The Flevopark is a large green park in the Indische Buurt, with a playground, tennis courts, running trails, a swimming area, barbecue areas and several trails for running
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
Frankendael is a mansion built in 1733 in Watergraafsmeer
Blijburg beach is an artificial sandy beach in Ijburg on the main island