Culture and traditions

The architecture in Amsterdam

Neat, symmetrical, traditional and modern, characteristics of Dutch architecture. The economic prosperity of this country went hand in hand with the elegance of its architectural monuments.

Here are some places to visit:

ARCAM: Foundation that offers information on existing buildings in Amsterdam locations. It is located at 600 Prins Hendrikkade Street. It is open Tuesday through Saturday from 1 p.m. at 5 p.m.


Museum Het Schip (Museum “The Ship”): Exhibits the exhibition “Posting Remaining”, a story of the development of the idea of ​​social housing. You can see a spectacular tower designed by Michel De Klerk. It is located at 140 Spaarndammerplantsoen Street. Open from Thursday to Sunday from 1 p.m. at 5 p.m.


From Burcht (The Castle): Built in 1900 by the architect Hendrik Petrus Berlage. It shows you art deco recreating a Mediterranean Moorish. Appreciate its tower, dome and diamond-shaped window. The address is Henri PolakLaan street 9. Visiting hours are from Tuesday to Friday 11.00 a.m. at 5.00 p.m. Sundays from 1 p.m. at 5 p.m.


Old Oude Kerk Cathedral: Renaissance church, although it also has parts of the Gothic style. You can enjoy concerts prepared in the church. It is located in Oudekerksplein, 23. Open from Monday to Saturday from 11.00 a.m. at 5.00 p.m. 1 p.m. Sunday at 5 p.m.


Schreierstoren: Formerly it was a watchtower of the city. Built in 1480, it has doors, windows and a mushroom-shaped roof. It is located in Prins Hendrikkade, 94-05.


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