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7 MIN

Café Cliché

Café Cliché in Amsterdam-Oost is an initiative of Chef Sidney Schutte. Together with friend and coworker David Baxter he brings his creative ideas and favourite dishes to the table. A place where you feel at home instantly and can enjoy really good food, a chat with the Chef and drinks with friends.

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15 MIN

Café Americain

In the fifties Café Americain already was the local meeting place in the very heart of Amsterdam; nowadays it is an iconic spot for everyone, with a phenomenal view on the Leidse Square. This famous Art Deco restaurant is a modern-day brasserie that is writing history with its "class and classics", open all day.

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15 MIN

Ode aan de Amstel

Restaurant-Café Ode aan de Amstel is a true gem where you are literally seated next to the Amstel river. You can drop in at any time of the day for a variety of deliciousness, from lunch to drinks and dinner. The menu (which changes daily) consists of all-day dining classics with an Asian touch. Oh, and don't forget to stop by on Sundays for the already legendary Sunday Brunch.

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14 MIN

Tony’s Chocolonely Chocolate Bar

Who doesn't know Tony's Chocolonely? In 2020, the sustainable (and of course seriously delicious) chocolate brand opened its very own chocolate bar in the heart of Amsterdam. A true chocolate mecca with flowing chocotaps, sweet chocolate burgers, but also savoury bites. Besides all the chocolate deliciousness, the bar also raises awareness of the issues going on in the chocolate industry.

Tips from the Manor team

Foppe about his favourite spots in Amsterdam

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15 MIN

The Hermitage Amsterdam

A beautiful museum in a special location. The museum shows the collection of one of the most famous museums in the world: the Hermitage State Museum in St. Petersburg. The Hermitage is located on the Amstel and is easily accessible by public transport.

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20 MIN

Stedelijk Museum

The Stedelijk Museum - Museum of Modern Art, is located on the famous and much visited Museumplein in Amsterdam. It is the largest museum of modern and contemporary modern art in the Netherlands. Not everything in the museum is ultra-modern though; the historic building in which the museum is housed dates back to 1895.

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7 MIN

The Tropenmuseum

With reconstructed villages and a huge collection of exotic objects, the Tropenmuseum is a must-visit for every culture lover. Especially for the little ones, there is a section where kids can go on explorations, play exotic instruments and learn while playing. Its location just outside the centre ensures that you do not find yourself in the middle of the busy stream of tourists.

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25 MIN

Homomonument

The Homomonument (Gay Monument), which has been located on the Westermarkt near the Keizersgracht since 1987, is the very first gay monument in the world. The sculpture consists of three pink triangles that are connected and represent the past, present and future. The pink triangle refers to the Second World War, when gay men and women had to wear the triangle in concentration camps. 

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25 MIN

Bimhuis

The fact that Amsterdam is an important European jazz city is mainly thanks to the Bimhuis. Jazz and improvising musicians from the country and abroad perform in the concert hall. Jazz greats like John Scofield even claim that the international jazz venue is one of their top 10 venues to play worldwide. Every year, the Bimhuis presents the biggest Dutch jazz prize, the Boy Edgar Prize.

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15 MIN

Bitterzoet

Bitterzoet, also being called the Living Room of Amsterdam, is a bar, stage and theatre. The concept of this venue in the Spuistraat is to offer bands, DJs and other musicians a place where they can experiment and perform for a larger audience. All music styles are represented in Bitterzoet, from rock to hip-hop and soul.

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Pride Amsterdam

During Pride Amsterdam, the city is covered in rainbow colours and Amsterdam is all about celebrating freedom, individuality and love. One of the highlights of Pride Week is of course the Canal Parade, but also the Pride Walk, lectures, concerts, expositions and the many festivities are worth visiting.

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Amsterdam Light Festival

In December and January, the streets and canals of Amsterdam's city centre are enchantingly lit by the Amsterdam Light Festival. Walk or sail through wintery Amsterdam and admire the most beautiful works of light art by artists from all over the world. Like to learn more about the works of art, artists and stories during the festival? Then choose one of the (walking) tours or special canal cruises.

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Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE)

Every year in October, the Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) takes place in our capital. That means five days of biggest international artists, best parties and hottest festivals all over the city. So it's no surprise that this renowned music event attracts visitors from all over the world.