Walking route in Gemeente Amsterdam

Visit Gemeente Amsterdam's top attractions in this 1.7 hour itinerary. Montelbaanstoren, Schreierstoren, Arcam and all other sights were never that easy to visit in this well planned 1.7 hour Gemeente Amsterdam itinerary.

Route type Route distance Route time
Walking 6.7 km 1.7 hour

Key attractions

Route itinerary

  1. Walk 340 m / 5 minutes
  2. Walk 470 m / 7 minutes
  3. Walk 280 m / 4 minutes

    Montelbaanstoren Attraction

    The Montelbaanstoren is a tower on bank of the canal Oudeschans in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The original tower was built in 1516 as part of the Walls of Amsterdam for the purpose of defending the city and the harbour. The top half, designed by Hendrick de Keyser, was extended to its current, decorative form in 1606. Since then the tower is 48m high.

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  4. Walk 190 m / 2 minutes
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    Joods Historisch Museum Museum

    The Joods Historisch Museum (Dutch pronunciation: [joːts ɦɪsˈtoːris myˈzeːjɵm]; English: Jewish Historical Museum), part of the Jewish Cultural Quarter, is a museum in Amsterdam dedicated to Jewish history, culture and religion, in the Netherlands and worldwide. It is the only museum in the Netherlands dedicated to Jewish history. A seven-year renovation of the museum was recently completed (2007). The museum was recognized in 1989 when it received the Council of Europe Museum Prize, awarded for a combination of the presentation of the collection and the outward appearance of the buildings. == History == The Joods Historisch Museum opened its doors on 24 February 1932 and was inititally housed at the Waag (Weighing House) on Nieuwmarkt square.

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  9. Walk 400 m / 6 minutes

    Hermitage Museum

    Hermitage Amsterdam is a branch museum of the Hermitage Museum of Saint Petersburg, Russia, located on the banks of the Amstel river in Amsterdam. The museum is located in the former Amstelhof, a classical style building from 1681. The dependency displayed small exhibitions in the adjacent Neerlandia Building from 24 February 2004 until the main museum opened on 19 June 2009. It is currently the largest satellite of the Hermitage Museum, with a total area of 12,846 m2 (138,270 sq ft) and fits with the museum's plan to make its collections accessible to more people. The exhibition area covers 2,172 m2 (23,380 sq ft) and is contained within two large exhibition halls and smaller exhibition rooms.

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  10. Walk 460 m / 6 minutes
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    Hortus Botanicus Attraction

    Hortus Botanicus is a botanical garden in the Plantage district of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. One of the oldest in the world, it is one of Amsterdam's major tourist attractions. == History == Hortus Botanicus was founded in 1638 by the city to serve as an herb garden for doctors and apothecaries. It contains more than six thousand tropical and indigenous trees and plants. The monumental Palm House dates from 1912 and is renowned for its collection of cycads.

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  12. Walk 280 m / 4 minutes
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    Hollandsche Schouwburg Museum

    Hollandsche Schouwburg (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɦɔlɑntsə ˈsxʌubɵrx]; English: Hollandic Theatre) is a museum in Amsterdam in the Netherlands. == History == Originally, the Hollandsche Schouwburg was a Dutch theatre, but it was deemed as a Jewish theatre in 1941 by Nazi occupiers and it was later used as a deportation center during the Holocaust.

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  14. Walk 180 m / 2 minutes
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    Verzetsmuseum Museum

    The Dutch Resistance Museum (Dutch: Verzetsmuseum) is located in the Plantage neighbourhood in Amsterdam. The Dutch Resistance Museum, chosen as the best historical museum of the Netherlands, tells the story of the Dutch people in World War II. From 14 May 1940 to 5 May 1945, the Netherlands were occupied by Nazi Germany. Permanent exhibit of the museum recreates the atmosphere of the streets of Amsterdam during the German occupation of the World War II. Big photographs, old posters, objects, films and sounds from that horrible time, help to recreate the scene. The background of the Holocaust is visualized to the visitor. This is an exhibition about the everyday life during that time, but also about exceptional historical events, resistance of the population against the Nazis and heroism.

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  17. Walk 910 m / 13 minutes

    "Amsterdam" Museum

    The Amsterdam (Dutch pronunciation: [ˌɑmstərˈdɑm] ( listen)) was an 18th-century cargo ship of the Dutch East India Company (Dutch: Vereenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie; VOC). The ship started its maiden voyage from Texel to Batavia on 8 January 1749, but was wrecked in a storm on the English Channel on 26 January 1749. The shipwreck was discovered in 1969 in the bay of Bulverhythe, United Kingdom, and is sometimes visible during low tides. The wreck site is protected under the Protection of Wrecks Act since 1974. Some of the findings from the site are in The Shipwreck Museum in Hastings.

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  18. Walk 260 m / 3 minutes

    Het Scheepvaartmuseum Museum

    The National Maritime Museum (Dutch: Het Scheepvaartmuseum) is a maritime museum in Amsterdam in the Netherlands. The museum had 419,060 visitors in 2012. It ranked as 11th most visited museum in the Netherlands in 2013. The museum had 300,000 visitors in 2015. In 2017 the museum received 350.000 visitors.

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    Schreierstoren Building

    The Schreierstoren (English incorrectly translated as: Weeper's Tower), originally part of the medieval city wall of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, was built in the 15th century. It was the location from which Henry Hudson set sail on his journey to Northern America. This expedition would lead to the discovery of the island of Manhattan among others. It was built as a defense tower in 1487. It is currently a café and nautical bookstore.

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