Back in the sixties, one sweet lady took in a stray cat and her kittens. Her house soon became too small for all the cats ... More
Cat Boat (The)
Back in the sixties, one sweet lady took in a stray cat and her kittens. Her house soon became too small for all the cats that followed and she moved to a houseboat in one of Amsterdam's lively canals. Even though cats hate water, they flourished in their new home and it since became a cat shelter where cats can go their own way, are not confined to cages and walk around like little captains. It is a unique and remarkable place. Two hours a day tourists are very welcome to come aboard and see this amazing shelter for themselves.
The House Boat museum also known as the Woonbootmuseum, is located on the Hendrika Maria, a former commercial sailing ship
built in 1914. On board, the visitor obtains information on the nature of this special lifestyle, living on a ...
This round church, which has a dome and an ambulatory along half of its circumference, was burnt to the ground
in 1822 in a fire caused by careless plumbers. It was rebuilt in 1823 by T.F. Suys and J. ...
In 1620 the northern part of the Jordaan welcomed its own church, the Noorderkerk, built in 1620 1623, by Hendrick
de Keyser and his son Pieter. During the Renaissance period the centrifugal geometrical concept of the church was the ...