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Amsterdam The City That Never Sleeps

Amsterdam considerable the most liberal cities in the world. Amsterdam has a life like no other. There are very few cities that can compare with Amsterdam.

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Canal cruise tourist boat in Amsterdam

Touring Amsterdam by canal boat is one of the best ways to truly appreciate the wonders of the fantastic city. Located in the Netherlands or Holland as some refer to it is the central hub for tourist from all over the world. You land at the airport called Schipol, and you can take a taxi or merely take the underground stairway and take a train to city center.

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The Beautiful  Rijksmuseum  Amsterdam Museum area at night

Once you arrive to find your hotel and check-in. To avoid jet lag, travel experts suggest staying awake for a while then maybe taking a little nap. If not you may find yourself up at 3 am and may throw your sleep routine off. The city is filled with canals and sights like no other the diversity of the people are incredible they come from all over the world. The population is only 1 million, yet at any given time there are upwards of 3 million in the city.

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Amsterdam Zuiderkerk

The country has always been progressive having a needle exchange in the 70s and 80s to cut down on the spread of HIV and the fact that of drugs such marijuana have been legal for decades allows the police to focus on real crime. The Netherlands has been ahead of the curve for quite some time and is one of the top leaders in the Euro. Travel agent suggests while on vacation in Amsterdam check out one of the famous canal cruises the night time one is very lovely as the city is all lite up and very pretty. You will see famous sights such as the Anne Frank house were this brave girl hid from the Nazi’s from 1942 to 1944 behind a wall. And many other famous sights.

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A biographical museum dedicated to Jewish wartime diarist Anne Frank, Amsterdam, Netherlands

The market is abundant, and the street food is from all over the world. The famous french fries called Frites are a Dutch specialty they serve them with mayonnaise and other sauces as you will quickly find out when you see the menu. Dam Square is another central spot. Most Dutch ride bikes and you can rent one and leave it in designated areas. Be careful they grew up here so they make it look so easy with streetcars or trams the traffic is quick so keep a watchful eye.

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An elegantly dressed elderly couple riding the bicycles

Special tip – Avoid taking pictures at night in the Red Light district. This will not go over very well.

For more information please visit I Am Amsterdam.

 

 

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66 comments

  1. Wow, I just witnessed a new image in my life. I mean that is incredilble. A city almost built within the water. Also, people look happy. The scene is incredibly beautiful and it does look like it has its own different world. I mean it almost looks like a fairy tale city.

  2. Trying to choose my first place in Europe to visit, and this article puts Amsterdam in the running! It looks like it has so much to offer from history to beautiful architecture!

  3. wow!!!! how nice the city is.wish if i go.

  4. I’ve never been to Amsterdam, but I’m planning to visit it soon! After reading your article and checking the photos you’ve shared, I’m very pumped to walk on the streets and to check out all the breathtaking sights! thanks for the tips too

  5. I really do think Amsterdam is a hub of culture and hope to visit there one day 🙂

  6. Thanks for the article, these are some great recommendations!

  7. Beautiful places. I will definitely plan to go there.

  8. Amsterdam is a lovely city where you can ride your bike to get around

  9. Amsterdam was the best trip I’ve ever taken. Your article brings back so many memories and makes me want to go again, you mention some stuff that I missed and have to see!

  10. This place is beautiful! Hope to visit one day

  11. nice…………………………………………..

  12. good…………………………………………………………..

  13. This is a very good post for us

  14. Amsterdam is number one on my places to visit list!
    Thanks for this informative article.

  15. wow, amazing……… city. This place is very beautiful. I hop to visit one day

  16. This has always been on my bucket list of places to visit! Some day!!

  17. This was a great highlight of the city, many things to do and see!

  18. Wow Nice Pictures Used and The Blog had good information aswell.

  19. I really do think Amsterdam is a hub of culture and hope to visit there one day! would be so fun

  20. very good website to show some of the beautiful parts of Amsterdam. I like that they have photo for every description . Good stuff

  21. It is really good information about the city. I always wanted to visit Amsterdam. I liked that every description comes with a photo. Great stuff.

  22. Wow! Looking Gorgeous!

  23. I have always wanted to vacation in Amsterdam, after reading this brief article I now know where I am going next! No if ands, or butts about it. The market place will be my first stop, foods from around the world? Yes please.

  24. Nice article! I’m now so interested in Amsterdam. Listed as one of my must-visit cities!!

  25. really interesting article.. great place. nice to see all. i will defintely go to this place.. thanks

  26. Someday i will travel to Holland and will do some simple things like bike, bring the book and readit in a park! Ameen!

  27. I want to go here so badly!

  28. This article about Amsterdam was great! I learned a lot new things and definitely recommend checking it out.

  29. Amsterdam has always been a place on my travel list, this made me more excited to go!

  30. Yeah, sure Amsterdam is a great city and all but let’s be honest here it’s got nothing on Rotterdam. The only people still hyping Amsterdam these days are sheep. Facts.

  31. There is lot of information about Amsterdam and the life style of the people who live in there and work

  32. Putting Amsterdam at the top of my list for holiday destinations this year!

  33. Gorgeous – it’s on the bucket list!

  34. wow very intersting article….

  35. Still yet to visit amsterdam

  36. Thanks for sharing this. I’ve always wanted to visit Amsterdam. This makes me want to go even more

  37. This is making Amsterdam to come on my first place to visit for my next Trip.

  38. i think am having a second thought about Amsterdam. thank you

  39. Amsterdam is such a beautiful city!! Thank you for this guide with such lovely pictures as they all take me back to my short visit years ago. Bicycle is the way to go if you want to really see the city, buy like you said, you must keep an watchful eye, it can get pretty dangerous with all the traffic.

  40. Liz M

    Looks beautiful, something for everyone. I must explore the history further.

  41. Wow.. What a beautiful place i wish to visit..

  42. If I ever had the chance to visit Amsterdam I would love to do that canal cruise, it looks amazing!

  43. Amsterdam as always been so beautiful to me, this just makes me want to go more!

  44. Amsterdam has always been so magical to me.

  45. I have read so much about Amsterdam, my mom and sister have been there, I can’t wait to visit with my family.

  46. Beautiful country! interesting article. The suggestion to wait and take a nap before checking in to a hotel 🙂 is nice to know. I like the idea to ride a bicycle in the city, is a nice way to stop in places you may miss while driving a car.

  47. Beautiful country! interesting article. The suggestion to wait and take a nap before checking in to a hotel 🙂 is nice to know. I like the idea to ride a bicycle in the city, is a nice way to stop in places you may miss while driving a car.

  48. So beautiful city ,I never had the chance to visit Amsterdam I would love to go and see all the magic

  49. Excellent article that has worked well.

  50. I love Amsterdam, had some great times. The modern art museum is inspiring!

  51. I never knew a lot about Amsterdam. This article was very enlightening on some of the beautiful locations I would love to go and explore. I have now added an addition to my bucket list in life. Very beautiful images and location too.

  52. I have visited Amsterdam before however there are many things I have not known about. Thanks for recommendations! *booking flights*

  53. I have visited Amsterdam before but after reading this article I’m deffo going again! Thanks 🙂

  54. Great article. I cant wait to go to Amsterdam and go cycling.

  55. cant wait to go, thanks for the article

  56. Amsterdam is a beautiful city. So much to be seen.

  57. I’ve just learned a lot about Amsterdam even without being physically there. Waoooh….thank you so much.

  58. wonderful article. can’t wait to go there.

  59. amsterdam is a really nice place, i would love to go there!

  60. i visited Amsterdam about one month ago and had some experience.

  61. I definitely need to visit Amsterdam some day now.

  62. Rijksmuseum Amsterdam Museum Looks amazing place

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