amsterdam
Country : Netherlands
Currency : Euro (EUR)
Language : Dutch
Population
City: 747 093 (2008)
Metro: 1 482 287 (2008)
Time
Zone: Central European Time (CET)
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Amsterdam
closeAmsterdam is the capital of the Netherlands, even though neither the Dutch government nor the head of state resides in Amsterdam. The largest city in the Netherlands is also the country's biggest tourist-draw.
Most of Amsterdam's top attractions date from the city's heyday during the seventeenth century when it was a financial and political powerhouse. Most of the cities' famous canals and harmonious architecture stems from this era.
Random Amsterdam Highlights
Vondelpark, Amsterdam
Vondelpark, Amsterdam's largest park, is a popular refuge from the hubbub of the city. During summertime musical and theatrical productions take place at the park's open air theatre.
Central Station, Amsterdam
This beautiful transportation hub was built at the end of the 19th century in neo-renaissance style. Built at the banks of a river, 8600 pilings were required to keep the building stable.
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
The largest museum of art in the Netherlands is one of Amsterdam's most popular attractions. The museum is best known for its 17th century works of Dutch painters such as Vermeer and Rembrandt.
Dam Square, Amsterdam
Dam Square - one of Amsterdam's oldest squares - is surrounded by monumental buildings including the Royal Palace. A tall monument on the square honors the victims of World War II.

Random Amsterdam Tours & Activities
Amsterdam Harbor Sightseeing Cruise, Amsterdam
  • Duration: 90 minutes
From USD
$17.28
Dutch Villages and Countryside Bike Tour from Amsterdam, Amsterdam
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 4 hours
From USD
$36.29
Hard Rock Cafe Amsterdam, Amsterdam
  • Average Rating:4.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours
From USD
$23.62



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