2013 Marks the 400 year Anniversary of Amsterdam Canals

2013 is a very special year for Amsterdam!
400th Anniversary of the Canal Belt
125th Anniversary of the Concertgebouw and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
225th Anniversary of the enlightenment at Felix Meritus
175th Anniversary of the Royal Artis Zoo
The long awaited re-opening of the Rijksmuseum will take place.

We’ll be bringing you news of all of these events but we want to start with the most iconic representation of the city of Amsterdam – namely the fabulous canal belt – now recognised as a World Heritage site.

View of the Prinsengracht at The Nine Streets in Amsterdam
Prinsengracht canal at The Nine Streets in Amsterdam

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Amsterdam Not To Be Missed – Cheese Tastings

Amsterdam is one of the most beautiful cities to visit in Autumn – the tree lined canals look stunning as the leaves begin to change to gold, the cosy brown cafes beckon as you take a leisurely stroll around this historic European capital. Read more Amsterdam Not To Be Missed – Cheese Tastings