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By road

The A9 , running from east to west through the city is offering motorists access to Dublin via junctions 4 and 5. Also, the A10, a major thoroughfare for the northern part of the municipality. The main north-south axis is Beneluxbaan .The city has since 1990 connected to Amsterdam via a tram (line 51)and tram 5 . The Zuidtangent bus connects Amstelveen since 2002 Amsterdam Southeast and Schiphol, Hoofddorp and Haarlem . There are also 20 other bus routes operated by Connexxion.Almost all lines converge at the central bus station (picture) ,better known as the Bus Station Amstelveen.

By train

The municipality has since 1950 no private station , but is easily accessible from the stations south of Amsterdam , Amsterdam Bijlmer ArenA and airport via said bus, tram and metro connections. Amstelveen, the largest Dutch site without railway station (the largest Dutch church without railway station, formerly also Amstelveen, in 2004 the new municipality Westland).

Key places to visit
Church of St. Urban, Cobra Museum of Modern Art in Amstelveen, Museum Jan van der Togt, Electric Tram Museum Amsterdam, Stadshart Amstelveen


Places to Visit

Church of St. Urban

The Church of St. Urban is a Roman Catholic Church in Upper Church , municipality Amstelveen .The St. Urban was designed by Pierre Cuypers . In 1875 the construction began and in 1888 the church was consecrated. It is a three-aisled neo-Gothic hall church with transept. The church has a high hexagonal tower. Cuypers chose this design to the main entrance road to align. The church itself is in fact an oblique angle on the North Ammerlaan, because the high altar, and thus the axis of the church, as it was customary, on the east was oriented . The tower resembles the tower of the St. Boniface Church in Leeuwarden , a few years earlier by Cuypers was designed.

Cobra Museum of Modern Art in Amstelveen

The Cobra Museum of Modern Art Amstelveen is a museum for modern art by painters . It contains a permanent collection of works by contemporary Dutch artists, particularly members of the CoBrA movement.This permanent collection includes works by Karel Appel , Constant , Corneille and January Sierhuis.The museum also organizes temporary exhibitions of international avant-garde artists.The Cobra Museum of Modern Art opened its doors on November 8, 1995, in reference to the founding date of the CoBrA movement on November 8, 1948. architect Wim Quist designed the building. Once every two years in the museum Cobra Art Prize Amstelveen (10,000 euros) awarded to a Netherlands resident artist, who, like the Cobra artists producing innovative and experimental work

Museum Jan van der Togt

The Museum of Togt January in Dublin is a museum of art (visual) art . The museum in 1991 founded by Jan van der Togt (1905-1995), industrialist and collector of contemporary art.Of Togt wished that his collection could stay together and established a foundation for this with the intention to build a public museum. One of the people he involved in the creation and construction of the museum, the artist Jan Verschoor.The modern museum was completed and opened in 1991 and located in the old village of Amstelveen.The permanent collection includes paintings, sculptures and an important collection of contemporary glass art . These include masterpieces by avant-garde Czech glass artists such as Vaclav Cigler , Libensky and Ales Vasicek . Besides displaying parts of the permanent collection the museum organizes several one-man exhibitions a year

Electric Tram Museum Amsterdam

The Electric Tram Museum Amsterdam (EMA) is a local railway that is ridden with historic electric streetcars between Haarlemmermeerstation,Amstelveen and Bovenkerk . This is the last remaining part of the former railway lines Haarlemmermeer.The museum opened on line 20 September 1975 as part of the centenary of the Amsterdam tram . Initially, at a 1200 meters long section of the line drive to the South Ring Road . In the following years the tram service was gradually extended, after the railway was made suitable for driving electric trams. This was the line of overhead and were provided with stop switch places and platforms constructed.

Stadshart Amstelveen

The central shopping in Dublin City Centre is named. The shopping center is built around the Binnenhof . About 230 stores, right next to the A9 location, make a complete range of shops for the Amstelveen population. It is the largest mall in the vicinity.

Right Time to Visit

May - September


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