When you are on your Amsterdam Private Tours, the Nine Streets offer great destinations to explore. While there are several corners to explore, you can also spend your time shopping for your favorite items. The nine renowned streets are Wolvenstraat, Reestraat, Berenstraat, Hartenstraat, Gasthuismolensteeg, Huidenstraat, Wijde Heisteeg Oude Spiegelstraat, and Runstraat. From attractive boutiques ranging to fashion, craftsmanship, style, and vintage, it is an exciting activity you can do while you are in the Dutch capital. You can try Scandinavian brands apart from European brands and find some of the coziest cafes and eateries here. Do not forget the waterways and the Flower Market as you carry on exploring. Below is a discussion on the major highlights of the nine streets tour.
The Bible Museum on the Herengracht
The Biblical Museum is a historical center located in the Herengracht in Amsterdam. The objective of the exhibition hall is to give an understanding of the job of the Bible in the public arena and culture in the present and the past. Together with the guest, it helps to look for the narratives and opinions that live inside our general public and culture. The whole thing happens inside the gallery dividers as in the nation.
The museum preserves the first printed Bible in the Netherlands, the alleged Delft Bible from 1477. Additionally, it has a first release of the 1637 State Translation. Further attractions include models of the Temple of Solomon, the Temple of Herod and a nineteenth-century model of the Tabernacle. The exhibition hall has archeological finds (mostly from the period from the first century BC to the first century AD), religious articles and various prints. In the nursery of the exhibition hall, there are various plants and trees referenced in the Bible, for example, the date palm, Judas tree, fig tree, and oleander.
The European Center for Art, Culture, and Science in the Felix in de Steigers (formerly Felix Meritis) house on the Keizersgracht
This is the name of a previous society and the adjacent structures at Keizersgracht 324 in Amsterdam. From 1988 to 2014, the Felix Meritis Foundation was situated in the structure with a European Center for Art, Culture, and Science. The Felix Meritis Society was established in 1777 by Jan Gildemeester Jansz. The structure opened its door on October 31, 1788, and in 1988. It was the foundation set up for a European Center for Art, Culture, and Science.
Felix Meritis turned into a universal gathering place for craftsmen, social business people, lawmakers, and researchers. It gave space to open discussions, social displays, and worldwide tasks and trades. The art center is at present experiencing a remodel and is because of issues in the mid-year of 2019.
The Dutch Institute of War Documentation on the Herengracht
The organization was built up on May 8, 1945, under the recognition of the ‘State Office for Documentation of the History of the Netherlands in Wartime’. On 1 October the same year, the name was shifted to the ‘National Institute for War Documentation’. The NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies is situated inside a national landmark at the Herengracht 380 in Amsterdam. The place was initially constructed somewhere in the range between 1888 and 1890 by architect Abraham Salm, authorized by the Dutch tobacco grower Jacob Nienhuys.
The Flower Market
The Flower Market is a gliding flower market in Amsterdam. It has a differing scope of blossoms, prickly plants, home and nursery plants, bulbs, plant pots, seeds, vegetable herbs, and digging tools. This is a brilliant spot to meander around with a wide variety of irregular and attractive plants. The market keeps running along the Singel between the Koningsplein and the Muntplein. The market is known as a floating market since all the business happens on boats.
The flower market, flower and plant market is a lasting market with the permanent status in the focal point of Amsterdam. The market was built up until 1862 in St. Lucienwal and was moved to the present area of the Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal in 1883. Around that period, the market was called trees and plants market. It was not until the 60s that the fresh flowers were sold for the first time.
The market stalls are raised on vessels that buoy around in Amsterdam’s most enduring channels. In the previous decades, the blossom market has progressively turned into a well-known vacation spot in Amsterdam. The blooms on sale fluctuate per season and local people come in the spring for the tulips. There is an abundance of late spring roses and Christmas trees in December. There is also a store that sells Christmas adornments and candles throughout the entire year.
The above are some of the highlights located along the nine streets. Make sure you visit the above spots as you are on your Amsterdam private tours.