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CHINESE NEW YEARS EVE 

Date : January   

Location "NieuwMarkt" The China Town of Amsterdam. 

What you can expect: lots of food, fireworks and of course the famous dragon dance to celebrate the traditionally New Year.  Then the Lion/Dragon will go into the China Town of Amsterdam to bring hpiness to all the Chinese shops and restaurants. Several perfrmances by Chinese muicins and cabaret artists.  See you little red bags pass? This is the happiness money that children receive from adults for the coming year. Kung Hai Fat Choi! (Happy New Year!)  
 

chinese new Year - houseboat Amsterdam - Rent Holiday Home

GAY PARADE

Date : last week of July and the gay parade is the first saturday of  August 

The Spectacular Gay Parade on the first saturday of August with the famous Canal Parade also a lot of boats go by with colourfull happy people, Street Celebrations, Parties, You don't have to be gay to enjoy these festivities. The town is buzzing over  from festivities. http://www.amsterdamgaypride.nl/ 

Gay Parade 2012 - Houseboat Amsterdam - Rent Holiday Home

 

 

 

 

END OF THE YEAR Festival 31 December 

New Years Eve - Houseboat Amsterdam - Rent Holiday Home

 

SEVEN BRIDGES  

 

Seven Bridges - Houseboat Amsterdam - Rent Holiday Home

 

 

ARENA - AJAX     

 http://www.amsterdamarena.nl/en/ The Amsterdam Arena you can visit (open daily) for a tour  ‘you can touch the grass’ , and a  lot of information about Ajax and the Arena itself only for about 10,- per person

arena - - Houseboat Amsterdam - Rent Holiday Home


 

 

Rijksmuseum / Nightwatch/Rembrandt

http://www.rijksmuseum.nl/index.jsp?lang=en

more than 400 masterpieces from the Golden Age.   Rembrandt /Frans Hals / Johannes Vermeer

with ofcourse the famous nightwatch,

 

Rijksmuseum - Houseboat Amsterdam - Rent Holiday Home

 

  

Nightwatch  - Houseboat Amsterdam - Rent Holiday Home

 

 

Van Gogh Musuem

http://www.vangoghmuseum.nl/vgm/index.jsp

The largest Van Gogh collection in the world, but also his contemporaries, all about the life and times of the artist

 

Van Gogh - Houseboat Amsterdam - Rent Holiday Home


 

PALACE ON THE DAMSQUARE

12.00 – 17.00   The Royal Palace is open for public dates: opening dates Agenda». For more details http://www.paleisamsterdam.nl/en/category/open/

must be booked 2 weeks before visiting.

Palace on Damsquare  - Houseboat Amsterdam - Rent Holiday Home

 

 ANNE FRANK HOUSE

http://www.annefrank.org/content.asp?pid=1&lid=1

Anne Frank wrote her world-famous diary while hiding in occupied Holland. See the place where Anne-Frank went into hiding. The museum is open every day.

Anne Frank House - Houseboat Amsterdam - Rent Holiday Home

 

NEMO -

NEMO is the largest science centre in the Netherlands. the building is built like a ship and is near central Station. Worth wile to visit. Children would love it.

http://www.e-nemo.nl/en/?id=1

 

Nemo and VOC ship -  - Houseboat Amsterdam - Rent Holiday Home

 

Skating on the Canals is a wonderful experience

Scating on the Canals Amsterdam  - Houseboat Amsterdam - Rent Holiday Home