6 Surprising Museums

Have you been in Amsterdam before? Or you don’t want to stand in line for the bigger museums like Van Gogh or Rijks? Consider these 7 museums to broaden your visit to our lovely city. Check for opening hours on the websites. The Pianola museum Interested in musical instruments? A collection of automatic pianos and …

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West Islands (Episode 3)

Cruise Through Amsterdam: West Islands We explore the canals of Amsterdam with Skipper Paap. He’s the Owner, Skipper and Tourguide of Rederij Paping Canal Tour Company. He has been touring the canals of Amsterdam for 15 years. Paap will show you the West Islands. A characteristic neighbourhood just outside of the canal district. The third …

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Amstel (Episode 2)

We explore the canals of Amsterdam with Skipper Paap. He’s the Owner, Skipper and Tourguide of Rederij Paping Canal Tour Company. He has been touring the canals of Amsterdam for 15 years. Paap will show you the river Amstel. Of course well known for it’s skinny bridge. The second episode of the series “Cruise Through …

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Jordaan (episode 1)

Cruise Through Amsterdam: Jordan. We explore the canals of Amsterdam with Skipper Paap. He’s the Owner, Skipper and Tourguide of Rederij Paping Canal Tour Company. He has been touring the canals of Amsterdam for 15 years. Paap will show you this unique side of town called “Jordan”. The first episode of the series “Cruise Through …

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5 places to visit Amsterdam West

5 things to do in Amsterdam West

Rederij Paping Canal Tours in Amsterdam MENU 5 things to do in Amsterdam West Often, the center of Amsterdam is all you need. But then there are those days, perhaps at the height of summer when you’ve only just managed to avoid your third tourist who blithely stepped out onto the bicycle path, that you’re …

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Kingsday in Amsterdam

Rederij Paping Canal Tours in Amsterdam MENU Kingsday in Amsterdam Don’t like parties, hordes of people or the color orange? Then whatever you do, don’t come to Amsterdam on the 27th of April, when we celebrate the king’s birthday. For on that day all three descend on the city in staggering numbers. And that’s not …

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Bikes!

Bikes! There are more bikes in Amsterdam than people. No joke. We have no idea what all those extra bikes are for. Are people riding them two at a time? Is it the Dutch version of the mid-life crisis sports car in the garage? Or are those extra bikes mainly for tourists to risk their …

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