Amsterdam

Amsterdam

 

With its picturesque canal network, overwhelming museums, rich naval history and vibrant cultural scene,

the capital of the Netherlands is one of the world’s most unique city destinations.

Amsterdam

 

Places of interest

the Jordaan

Originally a working class area, the Jordaan’s narrow streets and quaint buildings now make up one of Amsterdam’s most desirable quarters, dotted with independent art galleries, antiques shops, courtyard gardens and atmospheric bars.

 

the Royal Palace

One of three royal palaces in the Netherlands, the Koninklijk Paleis in Amsterdam is located on the western side of Dam Square.

 

the Wallen

Amsterdam’s infamous red-light district, the city’s designated area for legalized prostitution. The neighborhood covers several canals and side streets.

 

Museums

Rijksmuseum

Its vast collection showcases iconic art and a wide variety of artefacts that reflect more than 800 years of Dutch and global history, including Rembrandt and Van Gogh.

 

Van Gogh Museum

No trip to Amsterdam could be complete without paying homage to Dutch impressionist Vincent Van Gogh.

 

Stedelijk Museum of Modern Art

The largest Dutch museum dedicated to modern and contemporary art and design.

 

Tropenmuseum

Stories about universal human themes, such as mourning, celebration, ornamentation, prayer and conflict.

 

Anne Frank House

The Prinsengracht house where diarist Anne Frank and her family hid from the Nazis for two years after feeling persecution in Germany.

 

National Maritime Museum

Artifacts from Amsterdam’s rich nautical history are housed within this naval storehouse.

 

 

 

The canal cruise

Amsterdam’s UNESCO protected canal belt is the quintessential picture-postcard vision of Amsterdam, and an unbelievably pretty sight by both day and night - when the bridges are lit up by fairy lights and the whole area takes on a magical feel.

 

Keukenhof

The best day out among the flowers! Over 7 million bulbs will bloom this spring, with a total of 800 varieties of tulips. A unique, unforgettable experience!

 

 

 

 

 

Aalsmeer Flower Auction

The FloraHolland flower auction is the largest floral market in the world. Daily, around 20 million flowers are traded here.

 

Haarlem

Only 15 minutes from Amsterdam, Haarlem is a charming, medieval city in North Holland.

The city is at the center of the Dutch flower-growing district and is a main export point for flower bulbs.

Close to the famous Keukenhof gardens and flower fields of Lisse.

 

 

 

 

Brussels & Luxembourg

Two other capitals of the Benelux.

 

Leiden & Zundert

The towns where Rembrandt and Van Gogh were born.

 

's Hertogenbosch

Hometown of Hieronymus Bosch, the old-master painter of the surreal, inventive images of the afterlife.

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