If you want to travel to Europe during the holidays, then Amsterdam should be among the first cities to the list. Beautiful canals, architecture breathtaking and stunning art are just some of the reasons why you should visit.
Only if you visit you will realize that it is not at like all other European cities. There are more bicycles than people, interesting cafes and unique place and unique narrow homes, but the key to the charm of Amsterdam lies in its roots from the Golden Age of the 17th century and modern blend of culture and tradition. Here are some of the places that you must visit:
Тhe flower market Bloemenmarkt
The famous flower market is located between the Singel canal and other internal canals. It offers a huge selection of the best and the most famous tulips, and other flowers found in the Netherlands.
Tour on the canals
Amsterdam is a city which is made of network of canals, so you should not miss to explore tham. Depending on the time, you can choose an open boat or a more luxurious variant that serves dinner and drinks. No matter what you wiil choose, the landscape at sunset are something that you would not want to miss.
The house of Anne Frank
Many tourists want to walk around the empty rooms that once were home to Anne Frank and her family. This tour will be important because you learn more about the tragedy of the Second World War and the sick heartbreaking experience of a young lady.
The area of rich people
Once known as the Golden area, this is the most prestigious part of Amsterdam located near the Herengracht canal. While much of the city is known for the high narrow houses, Golden area allowed on his rich tenants to build much larger structures (and many of them have gardens and back). If you want to explore this part as a local resident, then rent a bike and ride along the trails intended for bikers.
The canal of Seven bridges
At the end of Golden limit is Reguliersgracht canal, which is one of the main tourist attractions of the city. Visit this pleace at the evening, to be able to see how the lamps include to all seven bridges. Then you can dine in one of the cafes or restaurants nearby.
The Museum Van Loon
Although much less popular than Rijk Museum and Van Gogh Museum, Van Loon is remarkably preserved in a house Grand Canal. Still owned by the family Van Loon (who occasionally hold parties in the dining room), each room offers a unique insight into the history and style of the Dutch aristocracy.
The Museum Rijks
This is the most famous national museum in the Netherlands which is home to works by Rembrandt, Vermeer and Van Gogh. Do not miss the library located inside the museum – one of the largest libraries of art history.
The Netherlands Central Park, Vondelpark, located south of the Rijks Museum and downtown. Prepare a picnic and find a quiet place between expensive gardens, pools and moor to enjoy the view.