4 Fun things to do while in Amsterdam

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City life in Amsterdam

City life in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a beautiful city that draws tons of international visitors annually about 3.66 million.  According to Amsterdam Travel Information, it is quite known to be an appealing and pleasant city that houses world-famous museums, canals, and attractions.  It is also a city that has more bicycles than residents, over 1 million bicycles compared to 700,000 residents.  While it is famous for its red light district and coffee shops, there are also other fun things to do while visiting the city. Here are four fun things to do while in Amsterdam:

1.  De Negen Straatjes (The nine little streets) – these are nine distinctive streets located in the heart of Amsterdam.  The streets have unique specialty characteristics that you will not find anywhere else in the world from their fancy clothing to the chocolate stores.

2.  Van Gogh Museum – This museum houses over thousands of art work by Van Gogh.  The most famous painting Sunflowers and earless self-portraits are also in this museum.

3.  Nemo Museum – A fun museum for the family.  It is a science center that contains five floors of hands-on exhibitions.   Also, at the fifth floor there is an upper deck which has a great view of the city.

4.  Ride a bicycle around the city – One of the best ways to see Amsterdam is by biking.  It is the most efficient and easiest way to get around the city.  Amsterdam is also known as the most bicycle-friendly city in the world.

Have you been to Amsterdam?  Share your experiences with us.

Published 30 April, 2013

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