Amsterdam at night
Constructed as a naval storehouse in 1656, the Dutch Maritime Museum moved to this building in 1973. The glass roof, inspired by the compass rose on nautical maps, was added during renovations in 2011.
The Museum of Bags and Purses is housed inside a historic canal house.
The Rijksmuseum was designed by Pierre Cuypers and opened in 1885. Its research library is the largest public art history research library in the Netherlands.
Van Gogh Museum
H&M Bonneterie store
Established in 1889, the Bonneterie moved to this building in 1913, designed by the Dutch architect A. Jacot, with its beautiful staircase and glass roof. The Bonneterie department store closed in 2014 and is now a H&M store.
Grand Hotel Amrath
The Scheepvaarthuis in Amsterdam was built at the beginning of the 20th century as a shared head office for six shipping companies. Architect: Joan Melchior van der Mey; this stained glass ceiling with its incredible details is by William Bogtman.
Hilton Amsterdam Airport
Mecanoo architecten, 2015
The tower was designed by Arthur Staal for Royal Dutch Shell and opened in 1971. Shell used the building until 2009. After renovations, A’DAM (Amsterdam Dance and Music) reopened in 2006 and is now home to a mix of offices, restaurants and an observation point.