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Sightseeing in North Holland

Historic Site
“You must book this 2 months in advance or you can buy tickets online the day of! The tickets release at 9am but you can log on at 8:30am https://www.annefrank.org/en/museum/tickets/ if you are higher than 200 in the line by 9am you won’t get tickets * there are many stairs in this museum, not suitable for children or people who have trouble with stairs ”
1379 locals recommend
Plaza
“The famous Dam Square! Go shopping or visit different tourist attractions, there is a lot to do here! ”
793 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Famous tourist attraction of Zaandam. With historic feats of Zaandam. Zaandam is visited by many tourists who visit Holland.”
264 locals recommend
Event Space
“This is a hipster spot with lots of stalls with interesting food, drinks, and movies in the hall next to the food hall”
459 locals recommend
Palace
“The Royal Palace Amsterdam is King Willem-Alexander’s official reception palace. In addition, the Palace is open to visitors as much as possible. A living building where you can follow in the footsteps of royal guests through its imposing rooms and halls. The Palace is the largest and most prestigious building from the Golden Age, making it one of the Netherlands’ most important monuments.”
171 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“Every third Sunday of the month there is a market around the westergasfabriek. It’s a market full of products of organic origin, from the area.”
215 locals recommend
Historic Site
“The Begijnhof is one of the oldest hofjes in the city of Amsterdam. A group of historic buildings, mostly private dwellings, centre on it.”
147 locals recommend
Plaza
“The Dam Square is the most well-known square in Amsterdam; located close to Amsterdam Central Station. This is the central location to explore the city centre, as this is the base to go out shopping, visit museums or the red-light district.”
78 locals recommend
Castle
“Nice to go outside Amsterdam with kids ... there is a bus close to our house bringing you there”
47 locals recommend
Museum
“The Corrie ten Boom Museum is located in the house where three generations of the Ten Boom family lived between 1837 and 1945 in the the Second World War. ”
30 locals recommend
Harbor / Marina
“Industrial area with old shipyard converted into an​ artistic beehive​​. Also hosts the biggest flea market (IJ-hallen) in Europe once every month. It is definitely worth it to take a stroll around if you are into this kind of thing. How to get there: take the free ferry behind Central Station to NDSM (leaves every 20 minutes) ”
79 locals recommend
Church
“Climb the steps to the top of the Westerkerk and see if you can spot you home. This is the church which bells you hear from the bedroom and the balcony. ”
66 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“One of the area's well preserved castles. surrounded by a astonishing forest and park you could spend the entire afternoon in. ”
12 locals recommend
Harbor / Marina
“Super cool old shipping yard. Take the free ferry across from Centraal and enjoy the graffiti, cool restaurants and more”
37 locals recommend
Canal
“The world famous and UNESCO protected Amsterdam canal belt. The canal belt is roughly 7 km long as it horseshoes around Amsterdam beginning in the West (circa 1580) & ending in the East (circa 1660). It was built to house a growing a city in the Dutch Golden Age and was one of Europe's first urban planned cities in relation to superior water management. Take a stroll either along the Gentlemen's (Heerengracht) or the Emperors, (Keizersgracht) or the Princes Canal (Prinsengracht) to really feel like a local. It's strewn with just about everything from Cafes, "Coffeeshops", Bars & Restaurants to Museums, Boutique shops and stunning 17th century architecture. ”
27 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
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“This restaurant is situated in a historical monument. It was a manor where people would enjoy the countryside outside the city back in the days. There is a park around it. Nice for a stroll, coffee or lunch.”
63 locals recommend