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Amsterdam,The Netherlands

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adam's pictureby adam review
added on 3rd of February, 2015

The Netherlands is by far one of Europes most gripping country. It has a rich history and I visited Amsterdam for a week. I can tell you that the city is not only pure charm and excitment, but it is also out of common and it's too unique unlike many other European cities.

The best way to explore the city is obviously on bike, which is a tradition in the Dutch culture. The place is exceptionally pleasing with it's architecture and canals. It's one of the worlds most tolerant cities. Although Amsterdam is always stereotyped because of it's Red Light District, it offers you so much more.

I definitely enjoyed experiencing the nightlife and biking around in the capital, and that's how every visitor should see Amsterdam,in fact the whole country, since it's very bike friendly with it's bicycle roads connecting every village,town and even big cities like The Hague and Rotterdam.


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Holland - overview, cuisineWhen you pronounce Netherlands, the first city that comes to your mind is its capital: Amsterdam. This amazing place is located in the west part of the province of North Holland. Besides the large number of inhabitants who have chosen this city as their homes, Amsterdam is also the headquarter of important large Dutch institutions and a highly visited tourist point. Amsterdam, Sights The main tourist attraction in this beautiful cultural city is represented by museums. Almost everybody choose to see Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum and Stedelijk Museum, but Amsterdam’s offer doesn’t stop here. The over fifty such places that you can... Read more »


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What to see in Hague - Apr 30, 2009, by cipristb
Hague is the capital of South Holland, here is the government seat of the Netherlands. The importance of the city began to grow in the XIV th century when they were transferred here the Supreme Judicial Courts of the Provinces of Holland... Read more »

The Biking Amsterdam - Feb 4, 2015, by adam
Biking in Amsterdam is not only a great experience, but it's also practical. There are many advantages relating about biking in Amsterdam First of all, you can acces all areas of the city, where cars are forbidden. This makes the city... Read more »

Quick facts about Amsterdam - Apr 30, 2009, by cipristb
Amsterdam is one of the two capitals of the Netherlands, being the official capital of the Netherlands. It is assumed that the year in which the Netherlands has received the city rights (from the Bishop of Utrecht Guy Avesnes) is 1306. The... Read more »


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