Amsterdam is famous for canals, cheese and tulips. It is all this but much more. Look at some of the awesome things that you can do in this wonderful city.
The Rijksmuseum contains over 5,000 works of art from the masters during the 15th to 19th century. The incredible Night Watch painting by Rembrandt will keep you spellbound. TheRijksmuseum Café and a lovely gift shop can give you a day of absolute beauty.
Keukenhof Gardens and Amsterdam are synonymous. Keukenhof is the flower capitol of the world. More tulips are shipped from Keukenhof than any other place in the world. Springtime is the best time to visit this beautiful floral paradise.
There was light in the dark days of Hitler’s brutal reign during World War II. The Anne Frankhuis was one of those lights. It was in this house that a Dutch Jew, Otto Frank and his Jewish family until near the end of the war, when they were mysteriously betrayed and sent to their deaths.
The Van Gogh Museum is a “must see” venue for any art lover. Over 200 paintings and 500 drawings from Vincent and his contemporaries Gauguin, Monet, Toulouse-Lautrec and Bernard.
The Rembrandt House Museum was once the home of this renowned artist created such work as the Night Watch. The renowned artist and his family lived here for 20 years before declaring bankruptcy. Today the museum has been restored to its original beauty.
The Amsterdam Canal Ring is the three rings of canals that formed small islands when they were created and are connected by beautiful bridges. Canal boats are the best way to explore the many fantastic canals of Amsterdam.