Amsterdam Jordaan tour

Amsterdam Jordaan tour by Hans Langh Netherlands private tours.

Amsterdam Jordaan tour Hans Langh Netherlands private tours
Hans Langh Tours suggests reading about Bloemgracht, House Drie Hendricken (Amsterdam Renaissance with three stone tablets: Hendrick the Steeman, Hendrick the Landman and Hendrick the Sailor), House Saaijer, Courtyard the Lelie, Jordaan Folk Music (Johnny Jordaan, Tante Leen and Johnny Meyer; traditional Dutch folk songs in a heavy Amsterdam accent), Broenshofje, Courtyard Claes Claesz, Egelantiersgracht, Sint Andrieshof, Courtyard Venetiae, Karthuizer Hof (built in 1650 on the site of the medieval Carthusian monastery. In the 17th century a home for unmarried mothers with children), Lauriergracht, het Veemtheater, Tussen de Bogen, Haarlemmerstraat (selected as the Netherlands nicest shopping street), Haarlemmerdijk (every Wednesday there is an organic farmers market at Haarlemmerplein), Brouwersgracht (Brewers’ Canal. The breweries that developed on this canal between the 17th and 18th centuries gave it its name), IJdock, de Gouden Reael, Ans Markus Expo Atelier, het Stenen Hoofd, Boom Chicago, Theo Thijssen (famous author, teacher and socialist politician), Constantiahofje, Mirakel van Amsterdam Heilige Stede, House Boat Museum, restaurant Dikker & Thijs, Filmtheater de Uitkijk, Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam, cafe Americain (an important example of great Art Nouveau architecture; the place to be for musicians, artists and intellectuals), cafe Thijsen, Platanenhof, Kees Bakels, Jordaanoproer in 1934, Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk, Tenore Napolitano Willy Alberti, Hendrik Jacobsz Staets, Music Centre Melkweg, Leidseplein, Paradiso, Lindengracht, Inner Court Suykerhofje, Anonymous Jordaan Art, Liquor Company the Ooievaar, Palmgracht, Bosschehofje, Courtyard Rijpenhofje, Lindengracht market, Rozengracht, Elandsgracht, bench of the Fault in our stars, Noorder church (designed by Hendrick de Keyser constucted in form of the four arms of the Greek cross), Karthuizerhof, Farmer’s market Noordermarkt (one of the best organic markets in Amsterdam), cafe Papeneiland (one of the most photographed places at Prinsengracht. Bill Clinton enjoyed a piece of homemade apple pie here in 2011), cafe Winkel 43, restaurant Mazzo, the Movies, Zoutkeetsgracht, Silodam, De Steeman, De Landman and De Zeeman, Willemstraat, Bickerseiland (once home of the famous Willem Barentsz who spent the winter on Nova Zembla), Realeneiland (one of the three ‘Western Islands’), Prinseneiland (a rich history of merchandising, shipping and industry from the beginning of the 17th century), from Amsterdam Jordaan Hans Langh Netherlands private tours.

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Hans Langh Tours suggests reading about the Amsterdam Museum, De Brakke Grond, Sint Agnietenkapel (birthplace of the UvA University of Amsterdam), Sint Pietershal, Huis aan de Drie Grachten, Binnengasthuis, Nes, Gebed Zonder End (‘Prayer without end’ reminding of the many convents in this area), Bank van Lening, Oude kerk, Casa Rosso, Red Light Secrets, Hash Marihuana and Hemp Museum, Spinhuispoort, Coffeeshop Rusland (the first coffeeshop to become legal in the Netherlands), Princenhof (served 180 years as the Amsterdam City Hall, now hotel Sofitel Legend The Grand), Waterlooplein flea market, Amsterdam China Town, Beurs van Berlage (monument of the modern Dutch architecture), Amsterdam stock exchange AEX, de Montelbaanstoren, Spinhuispoort, café In ‘t Aepjen (in this historic Amsterdam bar sailor’s monkeys were accepted as payment), restaurant Nam Kee, cafe het Loosje (around 1900 originally used as a waiting room for the horse-drawn tram. Hans Langh’s favorite café), café ‘t Mandje, de Bijenkorf, Tempel Fo Kuang Shan, Nieuwmarkt, Brewery ‘de Prael’, the Waag, Prinsenhof, Bank van Lening, Trippenhuis (built around 1660 for the wealthy weapons traders Louis and Hendrick Trip ‘weapons for peace – Ex Bello Pax’), de Schreierstoren and Henry Hudson explorations (from here Henry Hudson set sail for the New World in 1609), Het Spaanse Huis, Lutheran Church, Singel 7 (narrowest house in Amsterdam, only 1 meter wide), House Zeevrugt, House De Dolphijn, Multatuli, House De Bouwkonst, Oost Indisch Huis HQ of VOC United East India Company, Wijnand Fockink liqueurs and genever tasting tavern, the Floating Flower Market, Bus Huis, Spui, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Begijnen hof (since 14th century home of the Catholic sisterhood Beguines, the English Reformed Church and a hidden Catholic chapel), Melkmeisjesbrug, Herenmarkt, Rasphuis, Allard Pierson Museum, Korenmeters huis, Dam Square, Saint Nicolas Church, Nieuwmarkt coffee shops and coffee houses, Our Lord at the attic, National Monument (4 May is the day on which we commemorate all Dutch victims of war, in the presence of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands), New Church, Royal Palace, de Vijf Vlieghen, Kattegat, Mint Tower: from Amsterdam Hans Langh Netherlands private city tours

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