Travel By Fingertip...Holland
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Major Sights in Amsterdam

Amsterdam Tourist Office: Central Station
Entrance fees to Amsterdam's museums range between $3.00-$6.00;
reduced prices for children, seniors and students. Some sights are free.

Canal Boat Ride

It's really a great way to become acquainted with this enchanting city...sit back, relax and take in Amsterdam's romantic waterways, gabled houses and bustling modernity. Call Holland International for arrangements. Ph: 622-77-88.

Royal Palace

This 17th Century palace has, ever since, been serving as the official residence of Dutch Royalty. Open for tours daily, June thru Sept. Address: Dam Square. Ph: 624-86-98.

Anne Frank House

Superbly fitting that an unimposing, ordinary home tucked into a rowhouse off the Prinsengracht canal, is the site of one of the most moving stories to have emerged from the Nazi horror. Anne and her family hid in the house, for two years, before being discovered and sent to Auschwitz. Open daily. Address: Prinsengracht 263 Ph: 626-45-33.

The Rijksmuseum

Art lovers are in for a treat - this great museum houses the world's largest collection of the Dutch masters. Rembrandt's famous Night Watch is part of the permanent collection. Closed Monday. Address: Stadhouderskade 42 Ph: 673-21-21.

Rembrandt's House

Where the great painter lived and worked from 1639-1658. Open daily. Address: Jodenbreestraat 4-6 Ph: 624-94-86.

Van Gogh Museum

This light and airy museum, encased by oversize glass windows, is devoted to the works of native son Vincent Van Gogh. A large and varied collection of the master's paintings are on view. Don't miss it. Closed Monday. Address: Paulus Potterstraat 7. Ph: 570-52-00

Amsterdam Diamond Center

One of many showrooms and factories where visitors can view diamond cutting demonstrations. Address: Rokin 1 Ph: 624-5787.