JULY 12, 2016

The Amsterdam American Hotel is one of the most beautiful structures in the Netherlands as well as in Europe. Due to its status as a national historic landmark, chances are good that it will retain its gothic appearance for years to come. The hotel was designed by Willem Kromhout in the early 20th century, and the American Hotel Amsterdam has been drawing sightseers and tourists ever since.
(Source: Destination 360)

The Café Americain is the oldest Grand Café in the Netherlands, and was originally constructed in 1902. Café Americain is located inside the famous Amsterdam American Hotel, and both venues are listed as national historic landmarks. Café Americain features stained-glass windows, enormous antique chandeliers, and a collection of precious art and notable murals. Even if you don’t plan to stay at the Amsterdam American Hotel, a trip to the Amsterdam Cafe is a great idea as part of a day trip or even just for a quick lunch.
(Source: Destination 360)


The Rijksmuseum was founded in The Hague in 1800 and moved to Amsterdam in 1808, where it was first located in the Royal Palace and later in the Trippenhuis. The current main building was designed by Pierre Cuypers and first opened its doors in 1885. On 13 April 2013, after a ten-year renovation which cost € 375 million, the main building was reopened by Queen Beatrix.
In 2013 and 2014, it was the most visited museum in the Netherlands with record numbers of 2.2 million and 2.45 million visitors. It is also the largest art museum in the country.

The museum has on display 8,000 objects of art and history, from their total collection of 1 million objects from the years 1200–2000, among which are some masterpieces by Rembrandt, Frans Hals, and Johannes Vermeer.
(Source: Wikipedia)


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