Culture

National Maritime Museum

What is the first thing that comes to your mind when thinking of Amsterdam? Most people will probably say ‘dikes’, ‘canals’ or ‘houseboats’ and there is a point to such answer, as this city has always been strongly connected with life on the water. No wonder that the award-winning National Maritime Museum (or Het Scheepvaartmuseum in Dutch) shall absolutely make it to your travel agenda as a place devoted precisely to everything that contributed to the power of the Dutch over the seas of the world.

Anne Frank House – An afternoon at the Anne Frank House Museum

Located upon the banks of the majestic Prinsengracht Canal, within the stylish Jordaan district of Amsterdam, is the truly fascinating Anne Frank House Museum. Regarded as one of the city’s top tourist attractions, welcoming around one million visitors each year, this inspirational museum is where you can explore the secret annex in which Anne Frank and her Jewish family concealed themselves from the Nazis during the Second World War.