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Amsterdam Travel Guide - Amsterdam is a great way to explore the ins and outs of an important aspect pertaining to European culture. The art, entertainment, and history shining through this exciting destination seem to never end as theaters, museums, fine restaurants, and impressive landmarks decorate the city. One minute you could be browsing great works of art at the Van Gogh Museum, while the next can be spent cruising the romance-filled canals. The possibilities never seem to end when visiting this gem of a city situated in the Netherlands.

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Before visiting all of the great attractions in the city, you should find a starting point with an Amsterdam hotel. There are plenty of Amsterdam hotels to consider when settling into a location about town. The Avenue Hotel can be found on Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 33 and offers rooms for the price of about $70 per night. Close to this establishment, you will find Dam Square and the Central Station. For close to $100 per night, the Best Western AMS Museum Hotel, located on 2 P C Hooftstraat will situate you right next to the Rijksmuseum. For the higher rate of almost $200 per night, the Nh Amsterdam Centre Hotel, located on Stadhouderskade 7, offers many onsite perks, such as a restaurant and fitness center.

When planning an itinerary for Amsterdam, you should know that there are many different sections of the city that may arouse your interest. In Leidseplein and Rembrandtplein, crowds gather to explore the sights offered during both the day and the night. An assortment of performing arts venue, movie theatres, and other forms of entertainment can be found here. There are plenty of bars and clubs to enjoy, including Escape, which doesn't shut down until after 5 in the morning. In Jordaan, a small village scene greets visitors.

For museum lovers, the Museum Quarter can be found about Museumplein. It is here that tourist attractions, such as the Stedelijk Museum are located. Additional parts of the city to explore include the canals, Pjip, and along the banks of the Ii River. You could spend hours sorting through all the worthy attractions and activities that the city has to offer.

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Amsterdam Interesting Facts

  • Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport is actually four meters below sea level.
  • Amsterdam has over 300 coffee shops that can legally sell up to 5 grams of soft drugs to each person.
  • Amsterdam boasts more museums than any other city in the world per square meter
  • Amsterdam is the largest city in the Netherlands.
  • The world famous Koh-I-Noor diamond was cut in Amsterdam
  • 75% of the world's flower bulb production comes from the Netherlands.
  • Amsterdam is built entirely on piles, huge stakes driven into the ground.
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Amsterdam Hotels

You can book an hotel in Amsterdam Netherlands here. You can receive up to 70% discount on your online Amsterdam hotel reservations.
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Amsterdam Map

Amsterdam Map It's useful having a good map of Amsterdam to plan your trip. Use this interactive Amsterdam map to find your way around the city.

Amsterdam Weather

Amsterdam WeatherFind out what the weather forcast is for Amsterdam before you travel to the city. You can find the weekly Amsterdam weather forcast here.

Amsterdam Photos

We have some nice photos of Amsterdam for you here. Use the link below for a selection of Amsterdam Netherlands photos.
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