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Events and Attractions in amsterdam 
Gay Pride

Every year the first weekend of August.

 

No-one celabrates Gay Pride quite like the Dutch!

 

The highlight of the Amsterdam Gay Pride is the canal parade on the first Saturday of August, which is a carnivalesque, cultural and slightly naughty boat parade through Amsterdam's canals

 

CLICK HERE for more info.

Anne frank house

Open daily

For more than two years Anne Frank and her family lived in the annex of the building at Prinsengracht 263 where Anne’s father, Otto Frank, also had his business.

 

Nowadays, the rooms at the Anne Frank House, though empty, still breathe the atmosphere of that period. Her story is told  through quotations from the diary, historical documents, photographs, film images, and original objects that belonged to those in hiding. Anne’s original diary and other notebooks are on display in the museum.  

 

CLICK HERE for more info and to book online, highly recommended if you want to avoid queues. 

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Amsterdam canals

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Amsterdam is known as  “The Venice of the North” due to its huge number of canals. A trip to Amsterdam is not complete without a boat cruise. 

 

A canal tour can be both a fascinating and relaxing way to see this amazing city, and experience its culture, people and history. 

 

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King's day(formally known as queen's day)

​27th April

Because Queen Beatrix abdicated on 30 April 2013 and gave the throne to King Willem Alexander and his wife Queen Maxima, the party is no longer on 30 April. We now celebrate Kings Day on King  Willem Alexander's birthday(27 April) This party is a unique night and day carnival-like event.

 

Nowhere in the Netherlands is King's Day  more celebrated than in Amsterdam.The city plays host to the biggest collection of parties and events, and with hundreds of thousands of visitors flocking to the Dutch capital to take part, the city turns into a endless sea of orange.