Pointers Amsterdam

If you have special interests besides history during your visit to Amsterdam, don't hesitate to ask. The best advisor is a local.

And it's free :-)

For the best cake shop in the Netherlands go to Pompadour in the Huidenstraat!

Look here

Public transport here 

Restaurants: here

Pubs: here

If you need a doctor: here

For books: here 

If you need food, clothes or forgot your razor or bike : here

If your glasses are broken: (they are ready the next day!) 

I recommend that you book your Anne Frank tickets online here.

Some other history ideas in Amsterdam:


And if you have enough of history:

On Saturday morning there is a organic farmers market on Noordermarkt.

On Wednesday there is a is a organic farmers market on Haarlemmerplein.

On week days (and on Saturday), there is a big street market on the Albert Cuypstraat.

There is a lot to see/eat/drink! 


If you want a complete different experience, far away from war, do visit the mouse mansion shop / a studio in the Jordan Area, a peaceful fairytale in this brutal world....created by the Schaapman family :
Open all days from 10-17


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