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May 4 and 5 2019 Amsterdam (Commemoration Day and Liberation Day)

Friday, May 03 2019, 1:51PM

May 4 and 5 2019 Amsterdam (Commemoration Day and Liberation Day)

On May 4, the victims of the Second World War (and officially all later wars) are commemorated throughout the Netherlands.
May 5 is Liberation Day: on May 5 1945, the German Nazi regime capitulated, and Holland was officially liberated.

The main national ceremony for [....]

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Major increase in Amsterdam parking rates

Monday, April 15 2019, 5:36PM

Major increase in Amsterdam parking rates

As of Sunday April 14, 2019, the Amsterdam on-street parking rates have gone up considerably.
The rate in the centre of Amsterdam went up from e 5.- per hour to e7.50 p/h. Just around the old centre the rates went up to e 6.- per hour.
All rates are available on a [....]

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Tonight start of summertime (daylight saving time) 2019

Saturday, March 30 2019, 10:16AM

Tonight start of summertime (daylight saving time) 2019

Today, Daylight Saving Time ('Zomertijd') 2019 will start in the Netherlands, and throughout the rest of Europe.
At 2am in the night from Saturday to Sunday, the clocks are moved forward one hour, to 3am. This will happen in all member states of the European Union [....]

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Number of Amsterdam Michelin star restaurants in 2019 grows to 19

Tuesday, January 08 2019, 9:44PM

Number of Amsterdam Michelin star restaurants in 2019 grows to 19

Again, the number of restaurants in Amsterdam with a Michelin star has grown. It went from 18 to 19.
The new restaurants are:
- Bougainville
- Restaurant 212

Sazanko lost its star.

The number of Michelin stars restaurants in [....]

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