The Amsterdam ArenA is a football stadium in Amsterdam, Netherlands, in Amsterdam Zuidoost, near the Bijlmermeer quarter. Initially, it was planned as the centrepiece of Amsterdam's bid for the 1992 Olympic Games. Amsterdam lost the bid to Barcelona, and the plans for the stadium were altered to involve a general sports arena in the Amsterdam area. Today, the stadium is home to football club Ajax, and NFL Europe franchise Amsterdam Admirals. ...more on Wikipedia about "Amsterdam ArenA"
The Amsterdam School (Dutch: Amsterdamse School) is a style of architecture which arose in the early part of the 20th century in the Netherlands. ...more on Wikipedia about "Amsterdam School"
The Begijnhof is one of the oldest inner courts in Amsterdam. A group of historic buildings, mostly private dwellings, centre on it. As the name suggests, it was originally a Béguinage. Today it is also the site of the English Reformed Church. ...more on Wikipedia about "Begijnhof, Amsterdam"
The Bijlmerbajes is a prison in Amsterdam near the Amstel station. The official name is Penitiaire Inrichting Over-Amstel, although it is also known as Penitiaire Inrichting De Stadspoort or Penitentiaire Inrichtingen Amsterdam. ...more on Wikipedia about "Bijlmerbajes"
The Concertgebouw is a concert hall in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. ...more on Wikipedia about "Concertgebouw"
The El Tawheed Mosque is a mosque in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. ...more on Wikipedia about "El Tawheed Mosque"
The English Reformed Church is one of the oldest buildings in Amsterdam, situated right in the centre of the city. It is home to an English-speaking congregation which is affiliated to the Church of Scotland and to the Dutch Reformed Church. It comes under the Church of Scotland's Presbytery of Europe, and is also known as the Scots Kirk in Amsterdam. The current minister, John Cowie, is presbytery clerk. ...more on Wikipedia about "English Reformed Church, Amsterdam" Made by www.shortopedia.com.
Het Schip (the ship) is an apartment building in the Spaarndammerbuurt of Amsterdam, built in the architectural style of the Amsterdam School. It is the most important example of this style of architecture. ...more on Wikipedia about "Het Schip"
The Homomonument is a memorial in the centre of Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands. It commemorates all gay men and lesbians who have been subjected to persecution because of their sexual orientation. Opened on September 5 1987, it takes the form of three large pink triangles made of granite, set into the ground so as to form a larger triangle, on the bank of the Prinsengracht canal, near the historic Westerkerk church. ...more on Wikipedia about "Homomonument"
The Nieuwe Kerk is a landmark church in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The Nieuwe Kerk (Dutch for "New Church") is located on Dam Square, next to the royal palace. ...more on Wikipedia about "Nieuwe Kerk (Amsterdam)"
The Olympisch Stadion was built as the main stadium for the 1928 Summer Olympics. It was designed by the architect Jan Wils. ...more on Wikipedia about "Olympisch Stadion (Amsterdam)"
Stelling van Amsterdam is the name (in Dutch) given to a ring of fortifications around Amsterdam. These fortifications are unique and form part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Amsterdam. The fortifications consist of a ring of 42 forts, and a ring of land that can easily be flooded in time of war. The flooding was designed to give a depth of about 30 cm, insufficient for boats to transverse the flooded land. Any buildings within 1 km of the line had to be made of wood, so that they could be burnt and the obstruction removed. ...more on Wikipedia about "Stelling van Amsterdam"
Stopera, a term combining stadhuis (Dutch: city hall) and opera is a building complex located in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, housing both the city hall of Amsterdam and the Opera. ...more on Wikipedia about "Stopera"
The Waag is a remnant of the former city walls in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Originally it was one of the city gates. When the city wall disappeared, the Nieuwmarkt (new market) was created around it and the scales for the market were placed in the former gate. The name stems from that period (Waag is an old Dutch word for scale). Now it houses a restaurant. ...more on Wikipedia about "Waag"
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The Westerkerk (1620/31) is a church in Amsterdam, finished in 1638 after a design by Hendrick de Keyser. ...more on Wikipedia about "Westerkerk"
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