Amsterdam - city of freedom
6800 traditional houses, 1281 bridges, 165 canals and more than 140 museums. Welcome to charming Amsterdam - city of freedom, tolerance and diversity. These are the places you simply must see:
Amsterdams Historisch Museum - museum introduce history of Amsterdam to their visitors. Explore story behind this European metropolis.
Van Gogh Museum - perhaps the most famous Dutch was painter Van Gogh. In the museum you can see the artistic treasures of his work.
Anne Frank Huis - the house where Anne Frank and her family were hidden during WW2 is visited by many tourists every year.
Artis Zoo - in the center of Amsterdam you will find the oldest zoo in the Netherlands. It consists of 4 parts: Zoo, Botanical Gardens, the planetarium and the geological and zoological museum.
Dam Square - Square is the heart of Amsterdam and has witnessed many dramatic situations that occurred in this city. Dominat of the square is the Koninklijk Paleis - Royal Palace.
Begijnhof - garden surrounded by beautiful old houses. In the past the houses were inhabited by nuns. In the middle of the garden stands a medieval church and there is also the oldest house of Amsterdam.
When to visit Amsterdam? City of freedom has a lot to offer in any season. In June you can visit the Holland Festival - the biggest festival of art in the Netherlands. In September there is an organized Flower Parade in November Cannabis Cup and the Dutch Christmas, you can enjoy on the 6th December.
To tourists we recommend I amsterdam card, which offers many benefits and free entrance to museums, public transport, cruises, and many discounts in shops and restaurants. You can buy it at tourist information centers.