Amsterdam Travel Guide: Know Everything Before Experiencing

Amsterdam Travel Guide: Know Everything Before Experiencing

Amsterdam, the capital of Netherlands is located in the province of North Holland. Amsterdam is the world’s most unique city, world-class metropolis and fun fulfilling city for everyone. This city was founded in the 12th century as a very small fishing village but today it has become a part of the western world. The population of this place is about 750,000. Three canals that ring radiating from the port divide the city of Amsterdam into several islands.

Amsterdam Attractions:

Museums

Van Gogh Museum is a good collection of paintings of about 200 species arranged in chronological order. Amsterdam’s Historisch Museum exhibits portray the sequence of events in Amsterdam’s history from early times up to now, the Rijksmuseum is a magnificent collection of works of Dutch artists and the Stedelijk Museum of Modern Art is a contemporary art museum showcase the work of Dutch painters and French artists etc.

Amsterdam Red Light Districtwas the wealthiest cities in the world in the 17th century. It was also a leading financial centre and very beautiful buildings were erected. The city is known for the red light district where prostitution is legalised and for coffee shops.

Parks

Vondelpark and Wertheimpark are popular place for those who want to go outside and enjoy picnics with family. Free open air, water fountain, sun and more.

Festivals

Koninginnedag or Queens’ day and Holland festivals are most popular festivals of Amsterdam. Some activities organised on this occasions are music concerts, children’s game, opera and modern dance and more.

When to Visit

Amsterdam, the city of canals can be best experienced in between April to October as the maritime climate of Netherland exhibit during this time.

Amsterdam Seasons

  • High Season – April to August, December
  • Low Season -October to November, January to mid-March
  • Mid-Season – September, mid-March to late
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