Iconic – Papeneiland

Iconic – Papeneiland

Papeneiland means Pope Island, this little corner of Amsterdam was called that because when Amsterdam went Protestant in 1578, this patch stayed predominantly Catholic, albeit discretely so! Below the buildings in the photo, right on the corner, is a little cafe...
Iconic – Southern Church

Iconic – Southern Church

This is one of those picture postacard spots of the city, so much so that it was painted by Monet and if you stand on this draw bridge to take a photo of the church you will be right in the middle of Monet’s painting! Ta da… The Zuiderkerk was the first...
Panoramic – EYE – Film Museum Bar / Restaurant

Panoramic – EYE – Film Museum Bar / Restaurant

    I’ve put this in the Views section not the Museums section as it has unparallelled views over the water behind Central Station. The bar & restaurant are in the museum but free entry and have an amazing view.  The super modern building is made...
Panoramic – Sky Lounge at the Double Tree Hilton

Panoramic – Sky Lounge at the Double Tree Hilton

The rooftop bar of the Double Tree Hilton Hotel has the most amazing views of the old city centre.  The hotel is the glass wedge shaped building to the east (left) of Central Station. Head through the reception to the elevator and up to the 11th floor. Check the...