Amsterdam North-South Metro Line Opens 22 July 2018

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The new North-South metro line 52 (Noord/Zuidlijn) in Amsterdam opens on 22 July 2018. It is expected to carry around 120,000 passengers per day or 44 million passengers annually. At 0730 on Sunday 22 July 2018 an Alstom M5 metro train will pull away from Amsterdam Noord station for the inaugural journey to Amsterdam Zuid station. It will stop 2...

Cheap Dutch Train Day Tickets from Kruidvat

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A few times per year, Dutch chemist chain Kruidvat offers its Trein Dagkaart (train day ticket) which allows unlimited travel for 1 person for a day on the entire Dutch rail network. Costing just €15.99 (or €14.99 each for 2 tickets; €13.99 each for 3+ tickets), it is valid for a period of 2 months and remains one of...

Cheap Things To Do in Amsterdam (Under 10 Euros)

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Amsterdam can be an expensive city, however there are plenty of things which can be done on a budget. In this article we list 39 ideas for cheap things to do in Amsterdam for either under 5 euros or 5-10 euros. We'll consider museums, transport options, city views and various other activities. Please also see our list 101 Free Things To...

101 Free Things To Do in Amsterdam (The Ultimate Guide)

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This is the ultimate guide to free things to do in Amsterdam, Holland. Now we all know Amsterdam can be a rather expensive place at times. Visit one of the city's major museums and you will pay up to 20 euros per person. That's not exactly small change. And in the Netherlands you are expected to spend your proverbial penny quite...

Amsterdam Central Library (Centrale OBA) Visitors Guide

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The Centrale OBA (Amsterdam's Central Library) is located in the eastern docklands area not far from Central Station. OBA stands for Openbare Bibliotheek Amsterdam, a network of 26 public libraries around the city. At 28,000m² spread over 9 levels, Amsterdam Central Library is the 2nd largest public library in Europe* and currently attracts around 1.5 million visitors per year. It...

Cheap Haircuts in Amsterdam

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Looking for a cheap haircut in Amsterdam? As you may know, hair salons in Amsterdam are not particularly well-renowned for offering really cheap haircut deals - unlike many places around the world. What you will find is many high-end barbers, hairdressers and hair stylists that can charge a significant sum for a cut! As an example, well known Dutch hairdresser...