Insolite activities in Amsterdam

Insolite Amsterdam

You already know all the essentials of Amsterdam? You’re looking for original activities or places to visit away from the crowd? Here is a small list of ideas of where you can go. 1- The smallest House in the world During a walk along the old canals, can you find these dollhouses? Barely wider than its front door, the house at No. 7 Singel would be the smallest house in the world! Oude Hoogstraat 22 measures only 2 m wide and 6 m long while the Kleine Trippenhuis or “house of the…

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Stats: Amsterdam in numbers [Infographic]

Stats: Amsterdam in numbers

Amsterdam, the dutch capital is one of the best Europe destinations due to its numerous attractions, we’ve inventoried the stats of the city. The data were provided by the Amsterdam Tourist Office.     For more details about Amsterdam stats, read the information below: Inhabitants: 820.000 Inhabitants in greater Amsterdam: 1.498.000 Nationalities: 173 Bicycles: 600.000 Parks: 28 Trams: 232 Ferries: 9 Markets: 21 Flower Market: 1 Shops: 10.334 Antique shops: 165 Diamond polishing factories: 24 Canals: 165 Bridges: 1.281 Glass-topped canal boats and saloonboats: 110 Houseboats: 2.500 16th, 17th and 18th century…

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Things to avoid while you are in Amsterdam

Things To Avoid in Amsterdam

Here is a list of things to consider during your visit to Amsterdam. In all cases, use your common sense to judge the situation wisely. 1- Driving a car to the city center First, It is difficult to find a place where to park. Moreover, due to restrictive regulations, a wrong parking will cost you 67 euros. Day and night, The clampers are there to stick you a fine. the penalty should be paid to overclock your car. If you don’t pay the penalty within 24 hours, your car is towed.…

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The Amsterdam best Markets

Amsterdam Best Markets

Are you looking for a good deal while you’re in Amsterdam? In this case, here are the best markets where to go: 1- Albert Cuyp Market Number One of the list is the Albert Cuyp market, located in the De Pijp district. It is the largest outdoor market in Europe. You can find everything you want, from fruit and exotic fish to books and appliances. Sellers are known for their typical Amsterdammers humor, which you’ll absolutely witness if you’re there. The market is open every day except Sundays. 2- Waterlooplein The best flea market…

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10 Secret experiences an Amsterdammer won’t share with you – Part 2

10 Secret experiences an Amsterdammer wont share with you

Here is  an other list of 10 secret experiences that the Amsterdammers keep for themselves: 1- Dutch design at Droog or Frozen Fountain If you have some holiday spends, head to design store Droog and kit your home out with some fancy Dutch design. 2- The old windmill turned brewery Brouwerij ‘t IJ is not only one of the most iconic breweries in Amsterdam – it’s located next to the De Gooyer windmill. 3- Surinamese cuisine The Republic of Suriname is a Dutch colony in South America. The cuisine is a…

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10 Secret experiences an Amsterdammer won’t share with you – Part 1

10 Secret experiences an Amsterdammer wont share with you

Here is  a list of secret experiences that the Amsterdammers keep for themselves:  1- Openbare Bibliotheek The Openbare Bibliotheek Amsterdam (Public Library Amsterdam) is not only the biggest public library in Europe, it has spectacular waterside views over Amsterdam. 2- Ons’ Lieve Heer op Solder Ons’ Lieve Heer op Solder is a 17th-century canal house, house church, and museum. It’s a small museum, but a hidden gem, and the clandestine church at the top of the building is well worth a look. 3- The IJhallen flea market The entrance fee…

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20 Restaurants Everyone Must Visit in Amsterdam Right Now

The city of Amsterdam is endowed with many resources such as the Schiphol International Airport, Anne Frank House museum and Canal Cruises tours which makes it one of the most visited cities world over. In order to fully satisfy the food requirements of its visitors, there are a numerous restaurants which include but are certainly not limited to the following twenty: 1. Johannes Offering French, International and European cuisines. It is suitable for business launches. Address: Herengracht 413, 1017 BP. 2. Vinkeles With its contemporary, French and International cuisines. This restaurant is…

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From the exotic to the charming: Amsterdam’s Best Bars and Pubs

Amsterdam has never really been off the radar for tourists. With its cosmopolitan ambience, history and freewheeling attitude, it’s frequently a must-see for visitors to Europe. Strolling along its canals and soaking in the sights can build up a powerful thirst, though, and at the end of a day you’ll want to unwind with a tasty beverage. You can still do that and take in the sights, as outdoor dining is popular in the warm months, and the variety of bars and other venues will let you take in the…

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Explore Amsterdam with the I amsterdam City Card

There is much to see, do and experience in the amazing and intriguing city of Amsterdam and the I amsterdam City Card is the best way to do this whether you are travelling by yourself or in a group. With the I amsterdam City Card you will enjoy Amsterdam at a cheaper rate but still have the freedom to explore a range of exciting attractions. The I amsterdam City Card is a pre-paid pass which provides the holder with either free or discounted access to a multitude of places for…

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