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Amsterdam Week Tips

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It is time for a new week in Amsterdam, week 8 to be exact! Whether you are a first-timer or a well-seasoned traveler to the city, the choices of things to do and see can be a bit overwhelming. To make your planning process a bit easier we’ve carefully compiled a list of things to do in Amsterdam this week (19- 25 February)!

Last call or only this week – Things to do in Amsterdam

  • Cocoa Festival, learn everything about the world’s favorite snack during this weekend’s festival. The festival is full of chocolate, wine and even coffee and beer that fits perfectly with the fine tastes of Chocolate.

  • The Maker Market, this Saturday it is time for another Maker Market! Here you will find unique one-of-a-kind pieces that are handmade by those who are at the stall. Meet the makers and buy unique gifts for yourself and others.

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  • Vincent on Friday, this Friday it is time for another Vincent on Friday. Start of your weekend right with letters from Van Gogh, inspiring workshops, a guided tour and DJ Atti for some funky tunes.

  • Expression of Art Awards, this Sunday at the Conservatorium Hotel it is time for another round of the expression of art award. This edition the Casares Brothers Trio will be performing.

Other Things to do in Amsterdam this week (Week 8)

Canabis Cuisine at the Marihuana & Hemp Museum food

Cannabis Cuisine at the Marihuana & Hemp Museum

Cannabis Cuisine is an exhibition about the beautiful superfood qualities of the Cannabis plant. Hempseed is available everywhere these days and CBD oil is one of the latest trends when it comes to healthy eating. The Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum dove into the history and applications of Cannabis as a medicine, supplement or ingrediënt …

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Dutch Masters

Easily one of the biggest exhibitions of the year, this collection of masterpieces from the Hermitage in St Petersburg shines a light on the Dutch Masters. Travel back in time to the Netherlands’ Golden Age, and encounter an impressive array of the works that influenced artistic styles across a range of styles. Sixty-three works by …

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House of Bols Cocktail Workshop

This year at House of Bols celebrates the 10th anniversary of the Cocktail & Genever Experience! In House of Bols everything is about genever and cocktails. Experience the Cocktail & Genever Experience with all your senses and experiment with smells, flavors and colors. During the interactive tour, you travel back in time with Lucas Bols …

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Holland Heineken Thuis at Leidseplein

The Holland Heineken House is one of the most famous places during the Olympics. It is where our “Orange Legion” comes together to watch and celebrate our athletes during the Olympics. This year Heineken brings a bit of this Olympic-flair to Amsterdam with the Holland Heineken Thuis (thuis is the Dutch word for home) at Leidseplein. …

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Christian Boltanski at the Oude Kerk

Christian Boltanski has a great exposition in the Oude Kerk in Amsterdam. In his exposition he has used the entire church for his installations. Be amazed by his grand installations that are amplified by the décor of the beautiful old church in the Red Light District. “What will come after our life has come to …

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Loetje on Ice

Steak lovers can we have your attention! The famous steak restaurant chain Loetje is opening a “Loetje on Ice” this winter in the Olympic Stadium (het Olympisch Stadion). Loetje on Ice From the 18th of January until the 28th of February the coolest ice skating rink in the city will open. During the first edition …

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MaMa Kelly

MaMa Kelly is pink, very pink. But don´t let this fool you into thinking the menu is full of girly classics. At MaMa Kelly you eat the juiciest chicken or fabulous lobster, yum! The MaMa Kelly Concept The concept is super easy, you either order the chicken or the lobster and enjoy your meal! Of …

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