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5 Must-Sees, 5 Minutes, Endless Wonder

June 13, 2023

Uncover some neighbourhood gems during your stay just steps away from the Conservatorium hotel. All within five minutes from our doorstep, these must-sees will leave you wanting to explore more! Discover how you can make the most of your visit to Amsterdam and make it a trip to remember.

1. Vondelpark
Whether it is sunny or snowy, Vondelpark is by far one of the most picturesque parks in Amsterdam. Surrounded by a litany of trees, ponds, and large grass areas, Vondelpark is the perfect place to have your own picnic when the weather is pleasant. Come rain or shine, there is always time for a pleasant walk around this expansive park – and in the winter, strap into your skates as you glide across the frozen ponds!

2. Royal Concert Hall
Located just a few minutes from the Conservatorium hotel is the world-renowned Royal Concert Hall, an iconic venue celebrated for its exceptional acoustics and breathtaking performances. Discover the enchanting melodies of renowned orchestras, virtuoso soloists, and mesmerising ensembles. From classical symphonies to contemporary masterpieces, the Royal Concert Hall offers a diverse program that caters to every musical preference. Experience the transcendent power of live music as it resonates through the hallowed halls, leaving you spellbound and inspired.

3. P.C. Hooftstraat
Fancy a shopping spree? Consider the P.C. Hooftstraat the ‘Fifth Avenue of Amsterdam’, and immerse yourself in a realm of high-end boutiques, where renowned fashion houses and emerging designers showcase their finest creations. From exquisite garments by Fendi or Bottega Veneta to coveted accessories from Cartier and Hermès, every corner of P.C. Hooftstraat exudes sophistication and allure. With the hotel as your base, indulge in a shopping experience like no other, where expert stylists and attentive staff cater to your every need, ensuring a personalized and memorable journey.

4. Museum Quarter
Visiting Amsterdam without appreciating its art is unheard of . Being situated just a stone’s throw away from the Conservatorium, it is only right that some of the top museums in the Netherlands are on your list of things to see. Take a leisurely stroll around the open area of the Museum Square and discover the Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum, Contemporary Art Stedelijk Museum, Moco, and the Diamond Museum. The area is teeming with activities all day, varying from markets, to open-air exhibits, and even a vast outdoor staking rink in the winter!

5. Amsterdam Canals
Step outside our doors and find yourself just moments away from the picturesque canals. Take a leisurely stroll along the waterfront, marvel at the historic canal houses, or hop aboard a scenic boat tour to witness the city from a unique perspective. Nestled in the heart of the city, the Conservatorium hotel offers the perfect base for exploring the iconic waterways that define Amsterdam’s charm.

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