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Top 87 attractions you must visit in North Holland

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About North Holland

The province that houses the largest city and capital of Netherlands- Amsterdam.

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Attractions in North Holland

Madame Tussauds Amsterdam
Madame Tussauds AmsterdamDam 20, 1012 NP Amsterdam, Netherlands
Museums

Madame Tussauds Amsterdam is home to hundreds of historical and royal figures, film and sports stars, and immersive themed galleries. The collection of Madame Tussauds Amsterdam consists of a collection of wax figures of famous celebrities in different categories such as the Golden Age of Dutch history, music, sport and film.

Micropia
MicropiaPlantage Kerklaan 38-40, 1018 CZ Amsterdam, Netherlands
Museums

Micropia is a museum in Amsterdam based on the idea of distributing information about microbes, which are often associated with illness and disease despite their essential function in the daily functioning of human life. The two main focuses for Micropia are: establishing a positive view of microbes and “becoming also an international platform for microbiology that brings diverse interest groups together in order to bridge the gap between science and the general public.

Moco Museum
Moco MuseumHonthorststraat 20, 1071 DE Amsterdam, Netherlands
Museums

The Moco Museum is an independent museum located in Amsterdam, which wants to make a wide range of modern art, contemporary art & street art, like Banksy, available to the general public. it has so many exhibitions and also it paves light to the history of Amsterdam.

Muiderslotweg
MuiderslotwegMuiderslotweg, 2026 Haarlem, Netherlands
Iconic Buildings
Old Ruins

Muiden Castle is a castle in the Netherlands, located at the mouth of the Vecht river, some 15 kilometers southeast of Amsterdam, in Muiden, where it flows into what used to be the Zuiderzee. It is one of the better known castles in the Netherlands and featured in many television shows set in the Middle Ages.

Museum of the Canals
Museum of the CanalsHerengracht 386, 1016 CJ Amsterdam, Netherlands
Museums

The Museum of the Canals located inside a townhouse dating back to the middle of the 17th century that's been the home of numerous Dutch merchants. While the exhibitions on the canals are the main draw, the museum is also worth visiting for its interiors—one room features wallpaper dating back to 1776.

Museum Van Loon
Museum Van LoonKeizersgracht 672, 1017 ET Amsterdam, Netherlands
Museums

Museum Van Loon is the former residence of the Van Loon family of regents of Amsterdam. This extremely wealthy family bought the house in 1884.The home has since been turned into a living museum. “A House in Time” gives you a good impression of what the residence looked like when it was home to Mr. and Mrs. Van Loon.

Museum Vrolik
Museum VrolikMeibergdreef 15, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, Netherlands
Museums

Museum Vrolik can rightly be called one of the most unusual museums in Amsterdam. The museum is located in the University of Amsterdam and houses a collection of extraordinary medical items collected by the 19th-century medical professor Gerardus Vrolik and his son Willem. A unique collection of human and animal asnastomy and pathology.

Museumplein
Museumplein1071 BK Amsterdam, Netherlands
Outdoors- Other

The Museumplein is a public space in the Museumkwartier neighbourhood of the Amsterdam-Zuid borough in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The area was originally a wax candle factory and marshy meadows. Construction began following the completion of the Rijksmuseum in 1885, with a street plan based on the design of Pierre Cuypers, the museum's celebrated architect. The area was the location of the International Colonial and Export Exhibition in 1883.

Museumplein
MuseumpleinMuseumplein, 1071 DJ Amsterdam, Netherlands
Outdoors- Other

The Museumplein is a public space in the Museumkwartier neighbourhood of the Amsterdam-Zuid borough in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The area was originally a wax candle factory and marshy meadows. Construction began following the completion of the Rijksmuseum in 1885, with a street plan based on the design of Pierre Cuypers, the museum's celebrated architect. The area was the location of the International Colonial and Export Exhibition in 1883.

Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel
Nationaal Park Duinen van TexelRuijslaan 92, 1796 AZ De Koog, Netherlands
National Parks

Duinen van Texel National Park is a national park located on the North Holland island of Texel in the Netherlands. All dune systems on the western side of the island and the large coastal plains on both the northern and southern points of the island are part of the park. The park covers approximately 43 km2 and attained national park status in 2002. The visitor center is located in the natural history museum Ecomare.

National Monument
National MonumentDam, 1012 JL Amsterdam, Netherlands
Monuments

The National Monument on Dam Square is a 1956 cenotaph in Amsterdam, Netherlands. A national Remembrance of the Dead ceremony is held at the monument every year on 4 May to commemorate the casualties of World War II and subsequent armed conflicts.

Negen Straatjes
Negen StraatjesNegen Straatjes, 1016 Amsterdam, Netherlands
Man-made Structures- Other

De Negen Straatjes is a neighbourhood of Amsterdam, Netherlands located in the Grachtengordel, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It comprises nine side streets off the Prinsengracht, Keizersgracht, Herengracht and Singel in central Amsterdam which have been promoting themselves with that name since the 1990s.

NEMO Science Museum
NEMO Science MuseumOosterdok 2, 1011 VX Amsterdam, Netherlands
Museums

NEMO Science Museum is an interactive, informal learning environment in which the general public comes into contact with science and technology. There are numerous science-themed exhibitions in the museum, which are specially designed to inspire and stimulate young minds. The building itself draws special attention to it, which is designed in the shape of a ship and located close to the IJ river.

Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
Netherlands Institute for Sound and VisionMedia Parkboulevard 1, 1217 WE Hilversum, Netherlands
Museums

The Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision is one of the largest audio-visual archives in Europe. The Institute preserves a major part of the Dutch audio-visual heritage and makes it accessible to potential users. The collection totals over 700,000 hours of television, radio, music and film.

Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder (Our Lord in the Attic Museum - Former Hidden Catholic Church)
Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder (Our Lord in the Attic Museum - Former Hidden Catholic Church)Oudezijds Voorburgwal 38-40, 1012 EH Amsterdam, Netherlands
Iconic Buildings
Old Ruins

This is a 17th-century canal house, house church, and museum in the city center of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The Catholic Church was built on the top three floors of the canal house during the 1660s. It is an important example of a "schuilkerk", or "clandestine church" in which Catholics and other religious dissenters from the seventeenth century Dutch Reformed Church, unable to worship in public, held services.

Oosterpark Amsterdam
Oosterpark AmsterdamOosterpark, 1012 AA Amsterdam, Netherlands
Parks
Botanical Gardens

Oosterpark has been the first big public park created by the municipality in Amsterdam. It has been designed in 1891 by Leonard Antonij Springer. The whole family can find fun in this park. While the older members can enjoy the meaning behind the monuments and the serene walking paths throughout the area, young kids can also have fun playing and running around the wide open meadows.

P.C. Hooftstraat
P.C. HooftstraatPieter Cornelisz Hooftstraat, 1071 Amsterdam, Netherlands
Shopping Streets

The P.C. Hooftstraat is a shopping street in Amsterdam, Netherlands. In 1876 it was named after Pieter Corneliszoon Hooft (1581–1647), a Dutch historian, poet and playwright. The street is located in the stadsdeel Amsterdam Oud-Zuid and runs from the Stadhouderskade to the Vondelpark. It is crossed by the Hobbemastraat and the Van Baerlestraat.

Portuguese Synagogue of Amsterdam
Portuguese Synagogue of AmsterdamMr. Visserplein 3, 1011 RD Amsterdam, Netherlands
Synagogues

This is one of the most important legacies of the vibrant Jewish community in Amsterdam. The synagogue remains an active place of worship and is also a popular tourist attraction. The building is still used for religious services, but it is also open to the public. It hosts frequent candlelight concerts. Hundreds of candles illuminate the perfectly intact 17th-century interior.

Rembrandt House Museum
Rembrandt House MuseumJodenbreestraat 4, 1011 NK Amsterdam, Netherlands
Museums

The Rembrandt House Museum is a historic house and art museum in Amsterdam in the Netherlands. Painter Rembrandt lived and worked in the house between 1639 and 1656. The 17th-century interior has been reconstructed. The collection contains Rembrandt's etchings and paintings of his contemporaries. A modern annex has been built next to the Amsterdam Rembrandt’s house in 1998. Together, these two buildings are today a museum of Rembrandt’s life and work.

Rembrandtpark
RembrandtparkPostjesweg, 1057 Amsterdam, Netherlands
Parks

A beautiful urban park named after the 17th-century painter Rembrandt. It has a surface area of 45 hectares which includes a petting zoo and playgrounds. In the park, 37 bird species including the common buzzard, 35 bee species including the orange-horned nomad bee, and 6 bat species including the pond bat have been observed.

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