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Ziggo Dome

Ziggo Dome (De Passage 100, Amsterdam) – a 17,000-seat multi-use indoor arena in Amsterdam, Ziggo Dome is an emerging larger-sized venue that attracts rock, pop and other musical acts. American alternative rock band Pearl Jam was the first international band to perform there, just after that arena’s inauguration in June 2012. Among the other acts […]

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Rotterdam Walk of Fame

Rotterdam Walk of Fame (Schiedamsedijk Waterstad, 3011, Rotterdam) – like the one in Hollywood, this walk of fame (located in the heart of Rotterdam) features handprints from luminaries including Bryan Adams, Bryan Ferry, Dizzy Gillespie, ‘Diamond’ David Lee Roth, Kamahl, Roxette, Willie Nelson – and even Spandau Ballet. This is the largest star boulevard in […]

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Rotterdam Urban Guides

Rotterdam Urban Guides — Rotterdam Urban Guides is an original way to discover the city’s architecture and urban development. Take a bicycle, walking or bus tour, where an enthusiastic and expert guide will provide you with interesting and comprehensive information on the architectural city of Rotterdam.   Rotterdam Urban Guides also offers guided tours through […]

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Peace Palace

Peace Palace (Dutch: Vredespaleis) (The Hague) — the UN International Court of Justice is housed in the Vredespaleis. The grand building was donated by American steel maker Andrew Carnegie for use by the International Court of Arbitration, an early international body whose goal was the prevention of war.   The Peace Palace’s Visitors Centre is […]

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Pathé de Kuip

Pathé de Kuip (Cor Kieboomplein 501, Rotterdam) — Relax and watch a film on one of the fourteen screens at Pathé de Kuip cinema. Every week Pathé offers an up-to-date and wide assortment of films, from action-packed excitement to romance and from thrillers to science fiction. The cinema is easily accessible by both car and […]

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Miniworld Rotterdam

Miniworld Rotterdam (Weena 745, Rotterdam) — Covering 500 sq. meters, Miniworld Rotterdam is the largest indoor miniature world in the Netherlands. With city views, polder landscapes, harbour areas and more than 100 model trains traveling around over 2 kilometres of rails. Fully automatic model cars also drive by the many buildings; every 24 minutes the […]

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Heineken Music Hall

Heineken Music Hall (Arena Boulevard 590, Amsterdam-Zuidoost) — is a concert hall located near the Amsterdam Arena (its main hall has a capacity of 5,500 spectators; and a smaller hall, used frequently for after-parties, has a capacity of 700). Its main purpose is to serve as a podium for pop concerts for big audiences. Many […]

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Grote Markt

Grote Markt (Haarlem) — Large Grote Markt, with its flanks of restaurants and cafés and a clutch of historical buildings, is a good place to start an exploration of Haarlem (the capital of the province of North Holland – located just 20 km west of Amsterdam). In the center of the square stands the 17th-century […]

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Fort Sint Pieter

Fort Sint Pieter (Maastrict) — Much of Maastricht is riddled with defensive tunnels dug into the soft sandstone over the centuries. The best place to see the tunnels is Fort Sint Pieter, which dates to Roman times and has now been restored to its appearance in 1701. It’s 2km south of Helpoort. This is a […]

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Den Haag

Den Haag (The Hague) – even though Amsterdam is the capital of the Netherlands, Den Haag is the official seat of the Dutch government and home to Netherlands’ monarch, parliament and supreme court. The Hague (located approx. 66 km., or one hour away from Amsterdam; and only 27.1 km., or 30 minutes from Rotterdam), is […]