Vibrant festival city
Amsterdam is known as a vibrant city. The youth and street theatre performers can be found everywhere and you can party until the break of dawn. In the centre you can also enjoy the serenity. The courtyard of the Begijnhofje is a green place of serenity among the rush of shopping people.
The city manifests itself as Amsterdam Festival city. Amsterdam has as many as 75 annual festivals. All the diverse festivals are attractive for every visitor.
Crow-stepped gables, canals and world famous museum
Amsterdam is also known for it’s high brick houses with crow-stepped gables next to one of the canals with many houseboats. The city is actually build on approximately 100 small islands. To get a nice impression of the dutch capital, it is a good idea to go on a boat trip. Amsterdam is also the city of world famous museums: the Rijksmuseum, the Van Goghmuseum and the Stedelijk museum. In this Museumkwartier you can also find the more expensive shops. An other world famous museum is the Anne Frank House. Amsterdam is a nice city, because it’s free of cars and small scaled. From the central station every attraction is at walking distance. The city is perfect to explore by bike.
For more information: www.iamsterdam.com