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Hollandsche Schouwburg — War Memorial

Amsterdam Hollandsche Schouwburg war memorial Built 1892, the Hollandsche Schouwburg (Dutch Theatre) long was a house of culture and entertainment.

But during the Second World War the German occupiers turned the building into a place of grief and sorrow.

It is now a war memorial in remembrance of the Jews who were deported from here.

Rembrandthuis – Rembrandt House Museum

Rembrandt Painter Rembrandt van Rijn bought what is now the ‘Rembrandt house’ museum in 1639 — just prior to being commissioned to paint The Night Watch.

A visit to the restored 17th-century house is like stepping into one of Rembrandt’s paintings.

Bonus: we give you some insider tips on where to eat (and where not to) before or after your visit.