Rokin

A statue of Queen Wilhelmina, a work by T. van der Pant, stands here at the end of this basin, which in turn is the end of the Amstel. The broad street, which is extended by the Damrak, used to be the old mouth of the Amstel but was filled in in 1936. Although modern buildings spoil the architectural unity on the Rokin, some facades by Vingboons (numbers 91 and 141-147) do survive. Cigar lovers should not miss the Hajenius shop (numbers 92-96), which has been open since 1826.

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Beguine Community (Begijnhof)
Beguine Community (Begijnhof)
Though in the centre of the city, this
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Kalverstraat
Kalverstraat
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Nieuwe Kerk
Nieuwe Kerk
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Dam
Dam
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Royal Palace (Koninklijk Paleis)
Royal Palace (Koninklijk Paleis)
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Madame Tussaud Scenerama
Madame Tussaud Scenerama
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Beguine Community (Begijnhof)
Beguine Community (Begijnhof)
Though in the centre of the city, this
1:00
Kalverstraat
Kalverstraat
A pedestrian street, Kalverstraat is
0:15
Nieuwe Kerk
Nieuwe Kerk
As the city's population grew in the
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