TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Schagen Amsterdam
Travel Blogs from Amsterdam
... some artists have (although at the same time, I saw a few that any of Patty's baby sat kids could have done and wondered how these paintings get into such a museum).
By the time we finished touring the museum, it was raining. We looked st s few options to do indoors while it was raining, but most of those options were other museums and we had already been in museums for hours today. We decided to just put on our rain gear and ...
... concentration camps which is more about the shocking number of people who were sent through them, and died in them. After some dinner I went in search of the infamous red light district. It honestly wasn't as shocking as I expected it to be, perhaps it's just something that's been built up so much that the shock value is gone. Or perhaps it has to do with the fact that it's not dark until after 10:30 and that sort of thing is just not so bad in the twilight. After a walk through there ...
... Have I said it's the greatest city already!? The Amsterdam museum was great, but a little packed at some of the exhibits. Behind the Amsterdam museum is the 'secret' area hidden away called the Begijnhof, this was high on our list of things to visit. It's one of the oldest inner courts in the city made up of historic buildings mostly privately owned. After the Begijnhof we wandered over to the flower market. Not really my thing but we did find some ...
... is such a musical place. On stations, trains, in the street, everyone is playing music, pianos, saxophones, piano accordions, (of course they expect a tip if you take their photo) but the atmosphere is just lovely. This is sure a city of bicycles. Everyone rides and the streets are packed with the bikes chained to some structure or other. You have to have eyes in the back of your head as like Melbourne they have their own set ...
... we shuffled along behind the tourists and marvelled at one who could not resist touching all of the locks, door knobs and walls. The secret Annex seemed bigger than I would have pictured. Quotes from the diary covered the walls with some of the original entries in glass cases.
Had a feast at home and watch a Dutch Rom Com with Marcie (with english subtitles for my benefit).
Other places to stay in Amsterdam
Oud-West, Amsterdam | 2 star hotelfrom $108
Centre, Amsterdam | 2 star hotelfrom $101
Museumplein/Vondelpark, Amsterdam | 2 star hotelfrom $96
Museumplein/Vondelpark, Amsterdam | 3 star hotelfrom $150
Binnenstad, Amsterdam | Hotelfrom $68
Canal Belt/Rembrandtplein, Amsterdam | Hotelfrom $105
Plantage, Amsterdam | 3 star hotelfrom $113
Canal Belt/Rembrandtplein, Amsterdam | 2 star hotelfrom $158
- Definitely one for your list
- Sin duda, uno para la lista
Museumplein/Vondelpark, Amsterdam | 3 star hotelfrom $121
- Miss something but extremely OK !!!
- Nice cosy place, very good deal for the price
- If quiet is what you seek.....
Canal Belt/Rembrandtplein, Amsterdam | 2 star hotelfrom $145
Museumplein/Vondelpark, Amsterdam | Hotelfrom $79
Centre, Amsterdam | 2 star hotelfrom $312
Canal Belt/Rembrandtplein, Amsterdam | 2 star hotelfrom $103
Willemsparkweg 113, Amsterdam | 4 star hotelfrom $262
Museumplein/Vondelpark, Amsterdam | 3 star hotelfrom $104
ZuiderAmstel, Amsterdam | Hotelfrom $126