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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

Meat Me

HaCarmel

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

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:
Dan
jj1000     
mguy
moish
penina
@yehuda
DDFB
jungle
boruch
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Re: Amsterdam Master Thread
« Reply #500 on: December 26, 2018, 06:55:17 AM »
Any issues these days with antisemetism? Want to do a weekend there in February.

TIA!
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Re: Amsterdam Master Thread
« Reply #501 on: December 26, 2018, 07:01:53 AM »
Any issues these days with antisemetism? Want to do a weekend there in February.

TIA!
I was there in the summer and didn't notice anything. I wore a hat most of the time.

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Re: Amsterdam Master Thread
« Reply #502 on: December 26, 2018, 07:20:52 AM »
Any issues these days with antisemetism? Want to do a weekend there in February.

TIA!

Walked around with Yarmulka and no hat 3 months ago, no issues at all.

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Re: Amsterdam Master Thread
« Reply #503 on: January 07, 2019, 05:40:24 AM »
I saw that there are yellow vest protests in Amsterdam. Has anyone been there for shabbos recently?

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Re: Amsterdam Master Thread
« Reply #504 on: January 07, 2019, 01:31:27 PM »
I saw that there are yellow vest protests in Amsterdam. Has anyone been there for shabbos recently?
Didn't have any issues this past weekend

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Re: Amsterdam Master Thread
« Reply #505 on: January 09, 2019, 11:44:28 AM »
Everything online seems to indicate theyre open. Not sure why someone wrote that in the wiki
Turns out Sal Meijer closes for 2 days of Xmas. Seriously, WTH?!
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Re: Amsterdam Master Thread
« Reply #506 on: January 15, 2019, 05:32:33 AM »
Didn't have any issues this past weekend

Can anyone recommend a better canal cruise option than the big audio guide ones? This company those dam boat guys looked good but their sold out.

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Re: Amsterdam Master Thread
« Reply #507 on: January 15, 2019, 06:02:28 AM »
Can anyone recommend a better canal cruise option than the big audio guide ones? This company those dam boat guys looked good but their sold out.
I went through my hotel to book it, sorry.

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Re: Amsterdam Master Thread
« Reply #508 on: January 15, 2019, 06:45:32 AM »
Can anyone recommend a better canal cruise option than the big audio guide ones? This company those dam boat guys looked good but their sold out.
Next to the audio guide ones, there are the ljes with a guide we speaks that we enjoyed and it olny cost a couple of euro more.

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Re: Amsterdam Master Thread
« Reply #509 on: February 14, 2019, 06:44:11 PM »
How much time do I need on a stopover if I want go visit the Panorama Terrace in the airport?

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Re: Amsterdam Master Thread
« Reply #510 on: February 15, 2019, 05:30:55 AM »
Don't forget the portugese synagogue - Esnoga - its' fascinating. 

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Re: Amsterdam Master Thread
« Reply #511 on: February 17, 2019, 06:09:57 PM »
Don't forget the portugese synagogue - Esnoga - its' fascinating.
+1. Went during the week and then back for shabbos morning. Highlight of my trip.

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Re: Amsterdam Master Thread
« Reply #512 on: February 22, 2019, 06:34:53 AM »
Has anyone stayed at the IC Amsterdam or the Hyatt Regency Amsterdam? Which one is more shabbat friendly?

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Re: Amsterdam Master Thread
« Reply #513 on: February 22, 2019, 06:38:12 AM »
Has anyone stayed at the IC Amsterdam or the Hyatt Regency Amsterdam? Which one is more shabbat friendly?
Look a little up thread I think it was recently discussed

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Re: Amsterdam Master Thread
« Reply #514 on: February 22, 2019, 08:45:10 AM »
Has anyone stayed at the IC Amsterdam or the Hyatt Regency Amsterdam? Which one is more shabbat friendly?
LOVED the IC Amsterdam, extremely shabbos friendly in and of itself, though its right outside the eruv. its unclear whether they have hard keys, they told us they do and can have someone bring and use for us whenever we came, though in the end the people they sent up used electric fobs anyway for their convenience (this was bc the doors were heavy and tight and our magnet for the door latch didnt fit). their service is awesome and everyone knew our names and were always watching out for us (possible they showed them our faces so they were ready?). we got a room one floor from the lobby, which u walk up to with nice big staircase in the front https://www.tripadvisor.com/ShowUserReviews-g188590-d190614-r637353960-InterContinental_Amstel_Amsterdam-Amsterdam_North_Holland_Province.html
was a short simple walk to chabad, about 10-12 minutes, and the other way to porteguese was also easily doable.

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Re: Amsterdam Master Thread
« Reply #515 on: February 27, 2019, 06:52:02 AM »
Does anyone know if and where can get kosher "brownies"?


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Re: Amsterdam Master Thread
« Reply #516 on: March 07, 2019, 12:12:27 PM »
Does anyone know if and where can get kosher "brownies"?

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Re: Amsterdam Master Thread
« Reply #517 on: March 11, 2019, 02:55:35 PM »
Just saw an article that Sal Meyer closed.

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Re: Amsterdam Master Thread
« Reply #518 on: March 11, 2019, 03:15:47 PM »
Just saw an article that Sal Meyer closed.
Cant find anything online. Link?

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