Places to Visit In Amsterdam
Around 11.3 million people visit each year and according to the research, 85% of them visit museums. Amsterdam has a lot of cultural highlights like the Van Gogh Museum, Rijksmuseum, Heineken Experience, Canal Cruise and many more.
Dam Square: The Dam Square is the very centre and heart of the city, and is the center of Amsterdam attractions. As an historical site however, it is fascinating and worth taking the time to appreciate. The Dam has seen many historical dramas unfold over the years, and in contrast to turbulent history, the square is now a peaceful place and is home to hundreds of pigeons and tourists resting their tired feet from sightseeing among nearby Amsterdam attractions.
Amsterdam's Canals: The number of canals have led this city to become known as “The Venice of the North”. And thus, Amsterdam tourism trip is not complete without a boat cruise on these well known attractions in Amsterdam. A canal tour can be both fascinating and relaxing by day and enhancing and romantic at night when many of the houses and bridges are illuminated. Riding the boat through these four main city centre canal's- Prinsengracht, Herengracht, Keizersgracht and Singel is especially pleasant.
Oude Kerk: This old church with little houses to its sides, remains a calm heaven at the heart of the freneric. Its buildings, especially the Gothic- renaissance style octoganal bell tower, was used by sailors to get their bearings.
Rembrandtplein: Rembrandtplein is lined with pubs, restaurants, cafes and hotels and is thus a tourist magnate of attractions in Amsterdam. A popular centre for nightlife, it also includes traditional Dutch pubs which play real Dutch music. In summers, the terraces are packed with people enjoying a drink and watching the world go by. In the centre of square is a small but pleasant park where tourists can relax or pay homage at the statue of Rembrandt.