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How long should I go for?

Minimum 8 hours is a starter. Perfect for a full day.

Where to stay:
Andaz
Waldorf Astoria
Holiday Inn Express (provides Mehadrin breakfast)
W
Element
Marriot

What to do:
Walk through the market and see the flowers and all other sorts of touristy stuff

Visit the Spanish Portuguese Shul - http://www.portugesesynagoge.nl/eng

Visit Anne Frank's Museum - http://www.annefrank.org/en/Museum/

Take a boat ride on the canals

Heiniken Museum (mixed reviews) - http://www.heineken.com/Heineken-Experience/Heineken-Experience

Van Gogh Museum - http://www.vangoghmuseum.nl/nl

Rijksmuseum - https://www.rijksmuseum.nl/en

Maritime Museum ( great for kids also)

Take 1.5 hr train to Antwerp

Minyanim:

Restaurants and Supermarkets:

Meat

HaBaron - http://www.h-baron.nl/

HaCarmel

Sal-Meijer sandwich shop - http://www.sal-meijer.com/english/index.php

Golan

Grand cafe Rimon - http://rimongrandcafe.nl/menu.html

Marcus - butcher - http://www.slagerijmarcus.nl/kosher/

Milk

Pizza & Co

Mouwes - Supermarket - http://www.mouwes.nl/

Rimon Deli Bakery and Supermarket - info@laromme.nl

David's Corner - Supermarket - www.davidscorner.nl

Trip Reports, notes and reviews:
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moish
penina
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DDFB
jungle
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Re: Amsterdam Master Thread
« Reply #375 on: December 10, 2017, 05:09:36 PM »
Also, anyone ever use hop on hop off bus as means of transportation?
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Re: Amsterdam Master Thread
« Reply #376 on: January 13, 2018, 09:24:39 PM »
Are there any other Netherlands cities worth visiting for a few days? Thinking about a week trip but that's probably too long for just 1 city. Couple + baby.

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Re: Amsterdam Master Thread
« Reply #377 on: January 14, 2018, 05:31:22 PM »
how is weather end of feb or beg of march?

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Re: Amsterdam Master Thread
« Reply #378 on: January 14, 2018, 08:50:05 PM »
Thinking of planning a week long trip to Amsterdam but feel like that's too long for one city. Any other cities good to pair with it? Was looking into Belgium (1+ hr train to Antwerp, and possible to go to Brussels also) but also open to other cities in the Netherlands. Anywhere else worthwhile to go?

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Re: Amsterdam Master Thread
« Reply #379 on: January 15, 2018, 01:56:33 AM »
Are there any other Netherlands cities worth visiting for a few days? Thinking about a week trip but that's probably too long for just 1 city. Couple + baby.
1 week is too long for just Amsterdam, have been there many times.  I did not visit other cities in the Netherlands, but always did other inter Europe and UK.
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Re: Amsterdam Master Thread
« Reply #380 on: January 15, 2018, 01:58:18 AM »
how is weather end of feb or beg of march?
Definitely cold, some years are not bad, have been in March of 2014, was cold but tolerable, not too bad.
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Re: Amsterdam Master Thread
« Reply #381 on: February 04, 2018, 12:56:16 AM »
I am looking for a hotel with a pool, that is near a minyan. I cannot seem to find, any help?
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Re: Amsterdam Master Thread
« Reply #382 on: February 04, 2018, 06:46:03 AM »
Thinking of planning a week long trip to Amsterdam but feel like that's too long for one city. Any other cities good to pair with it? Was looking into Belgium (1+ hr train to Antwerp, and possible to go to Brussels also) but also open to other cities in the Netherlands. Anywhere else worthwhile to go?
i found Brussels and Antwerp to be beyond boring. check into The Hague/Rotterdam
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Re: Amsterdam Master Thread
« Reply #383 on: February 04, 2018, 09:25:23 AM »
i found Brussels and Antwerp to be beyond boring. check into The Hague/Rotterdam
Thanks for the tip. Does either Amsterdam or Rotterdam have an eruv? Might be going with a baby, so eruv is pretty important.

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Re: Amsterdam Master Thread
« Reply #384 on: February 04, 2018, 02:25:44 PM »
Thinking of planning a week long trip to Amsterdam but feel like that's too long for one city. Any other cities good to pair with it? Was looking into Belgium (1+ hr train to Antwerp, and possible to go to Brussels also) but also open to other cities in the Netherlands. Anywhere else worthwhile to go?

how about paris ?

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Re: Amsterdam Master Thread
« Reply #385 on: February 04, 2018, 03:28:14 PM »
how about paris ?
Good idea and a nice train ride, 3 hours & 15 minutes.
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Re: Amsterdam Master Thread
« Reply #386 on: February 05, 2018, 06:55:18 AM »
Thanks for the tip. Does either Amsterdam or Rotterdam have an eruv? Might be going with a baby, so eruv is pretty important.

Amsterdam does

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Don't think Rotterdam does, would highly doubt it.

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Re: Amsterdam Master Thread
« Reply #387 on: February 06, 2018, 10:41:56 PM »
Psa while I remember, taking the trams with a stroller is not fun.
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Re: Amsterdam Master Thread
« Reply #388 on: February 27, 2018, 10:06:48 AM »
Does anyone have recommendations for a Shabbat friendly hotel/B&B in Amsterdam? Specifically looking for inside the eruv, close to shuls, and relatively accommodating (manual keys/low floors). Small kitchen area a plus.

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Re: Amsterdam Master Thread
« Reply #389 on: February 27, 2018, 10:11:22 AM »
Does anyone have recommendations for a Shabbat friendly hotel/B&B in Amsterdam? Specifically looking for inside the eruv, close to shuls, and relatively accommodating (manual keys/low floors). Small kitchen area a plus.
Holiday Inn Express - Amsterdam South. Not sure if it's within Eruv, but it's a block from one of the Chabads and all the Kosher restaurants, so I assume it is. Don't know if they have manual keys, but if they don't just do the keycard/tape trick. Plus, they have Kosher breakfast.