Hotel The Crown
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel The Crown Amsterdam
Recomended for young people. Breackfast notthing special, but has a good location. Near Central Staition and Red Ligth District, and 5' walking for Madam Toussou
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... and we were treated to a boat chase! It didn't last long however as the small canal boat just didn't have the speed...besides, how would he expect to run away anyway as the canals all eventually come out to the same place.
Finally as the sun set it began to really cool down. Our canal boat ride came to an end and by now it was late and we were famished. One thing we noticed about the restaurants was that there was no real authentic Amsterdam foods. ...
... of Amsterdam. In the Dam square, lots of tourists were watching street artists, and after half-a ******ned hour we could leave and head down to Spui without missing, however, Begijnhof: a wonderful closed square with beautiful gardens and a little church. I also really loved the Spui, a market of old printings, books, maps, etc. I really got surprised when I saw a coffeeshop for the first time! But what would be your reaction if you saw people smoking weed in ...
... exhibit. The church was what is now what we know as typical Protestant in the Netherlands. The wood roof and the stark walls. The exhibition shows almost 150 photos in a number of categories from press photographers. All of these photos were excellent but those on wars were really hard to look at.
We walked down another few streets through the crowed streets to try a waffle as a snack before we moved on. Two new t shirts, cheese tasting at a wonderful Reypenaer shop and ...
We rose early and packed our bags before breakfast. After breakfast we disembarked the boat and made our way to our hotel where we were to meet John and Maxine. The hotel was about 1.5 km away from the boat dock and proved an interesting walk with all the suitcases in tow. First you need to dodge the pedestrians, then to cross a road you need then to dodge the bikes lane, then the tram ...
... made our way to the Anne Frankhuis Museum. Luckily I had purchased tickets online because it allowed us to beat the long line entirely. Walking through the hiding place of Anne, her family, and another family (8 in all) was sobering. At the end of the museum they have a video that shows many people saying how Anne, her diary and the museum affected them. The one that stood out most to us was a veteran saying "now I know why I fought on D-day." Religious persecution ...