We started the day with a visit to the Church of Our Lady with Michelangelo’s Bruges Madonna and Child, as well as the grandiose tomb of Charles the Bold, the last heir of the House of Burgundy. Then we visited the impressive St. John’s Hospital, now housing the Memling Museum, as well as a remarkably preserved Eighteenth Century Apothecary. A tour of the atmospheric canals was followed by a visit to the Town Hall as well as the Basilica of the Holy Blood. That night, a group dinner on the Market Square.
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Early Morning departure from the hotel to Schiphol Airport to catch our return flights through Frankfurt on Lufthansa...
May Friday, May 24: The Hague and Concertgebouw
We took the train to The Hague, for a visit of the Gemeente Museum, with its impressive collection of Piet Mondrian pain...
May Thursday, May 23: Art and Culture in Amsterdam
The morning and afternoon were dedicated to two spectacular and only recently reopened museums: the Rijksmuseum, with it...
May Wednesday, May 22: Golden Age of Amsterdam
A visit to the monumental Portuguese Synagogue, the largest Jewish building in the seventeenth century, that also withst...
May Tuesday, May 21: Hidden Amsterdam
After acquiring our Museum Passes, we visited the clandestine Catholic Church of ‘Our Lord in the Attic,’ a vivid testim...