Netherlands is one of the famous travel destinations to the travelers who are looking for a family holiday with self-catering holiday accommodation. Holiday plan with family come to the Netherlands on a vacation and stay in self catering hotels or resorts.
Amsterdam is the capital and also the large city of Netherlands. The historic city of Amsterdam expands from the Central Station to Damrak. The transportation system between the cities is very good. Trams are available for transportation. From airport itself, you can hire an Amsterdam taxi to avoid hassle to reach at your destination. The city is full of museums, art galleries, nice canals, bars and cafes. Amsterdam is also famous for its natural beauty and amazing nightlife.
There are many attractions to see in Amsterdam. Here we have listed some of them:
The Rijksmuseum is a place where you can explore the Dutch Golden Age of artworks. You can see here the art works of more than 400 Dutch artists. Art works by Vermeer, Rembrandt and Jan Steen are available there. The museum is a most attractive place to the art lovers.
Amsterdam has almost 165 canals and some of them are before of 13th century. You can walk or cycling along with the canals to see the nice 1200 bridges over the canals. The roads along with the canals don’t allow much automobile traffic. So you can easily explore the city with cycling. Also you can cruise on the canals to see the natural beauty of Amsterdam.
The Begijnhof is a 14th century court houses surrounding with an open garden. There you can see a Roman Catholic chapel also. It’s one of the famous religious sites to the travelers.
Anne Frank House is famous for the ordeals of Anne Frank's family. During the Second World War, they hid from the Nazis. The home is still its original condition. More than thousands people comes around the year to visit the house. You can explore the historical house along with a guide.
In the past, Vondelpark is well-known as a hangout for hippies. On a sunny day, people like to visit the place having a picnic. Inline skates are accessible for rent. You can get many cafes, restaurant there. During the summer season, the park authority organizes many open air performances also.
Oude Kerk is the oldest church in the city. It is located in the heart of the Red Light District of the city. Around 1250 AD, Oude Kerk was constructed the church. Many famous personalities have been buried there. Many Amsterdam residents also like to marry there. The church is opened in the afternoon for the public. You can see and enjoy the beautiful Gothic architectural works there.
Waterlooplein market is popular for the shopping lovers. The market stays open Monday to Saturday. The market is just behind of the City Hall (Stopera) building. You can find everything there like clothing, jewelry, art, home appliances, used goods etc.
In Amsterdam, there are more than 200 coffee shops which sell hashish with actual coffees. These coffee shops are very popular to the travelers for the uniqueness of these shops.
The transportation facility is very good in Amsterdam. But the city doesn’t allow traffic in all roads to save its natural beauty. It has good network of buses, trams and underground metros. Trams are the best transport system for the travelers. The mode of the transportation is quite cheap and fixed since they are run by same authority. You can also find the airport taxis from the Amsterdam airport. You can easily book the airport transfer through online in advance. This is the best way to explore the metropolitan with an Amsterdam airport taxi.