P.J.H. (Pierre) Cuypers (1827-1921), a prolific architect and restorer of churches, was the architect behind two of Amsterdam's most famous landmarks: Central Station and the Rijksmuseum.
Hendrick de Keyser (1565-1621) is the man behind some of the most iconic architecture in Amsterdam.
The conspicuous dome of the Ronde Lutherse Kerk (Round Lutheran Church) in Amsterdam arrests the attention of passersby who stumble upon this 17th-century canal-side monument.
350 years after it was erected as a crude, temporary church, the wooden Amstelkerk (Amstel Church) still stands on the picturesque Amstelveld (Amstel Field).
Architect Hendrick de Keyser's Noorderkerk (Northern Church) is the first purpose-built Protestant church in Amsterdam, and takes pride of place on the popular Noordermarkt square.
The Van Brienenhofje (Van Brienenhofje) is a courtyard surrounded on all sides by monumental almshouses in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Catholic church De Duif was the first non-Protestant church to be built after the Reformation, and its second, Baroque iteration is now a monument on the Prinsengracht (canal), Amsterdam.
A narrative tour of the top architectural monuments on the Keizersgracht, one of Amsterdam's historic canals.
Passers-by would never notice that the oldest house in Amsterdam - just around the corner from the city's oldest architecture, the Oude Kerk (Old Church) - lies invisible behind a 19th-century facade on the popular Warmoesstraat.
The Keizersgrachtkerk (Keizersgracht Church), an ecumenical church and erstwhile seat of the Low German Reformed Church (Dolerende), translates Venetian Gothic to the canals of Amsterdam.