Amsterdam is a recognized city in Europe, besides being a point of arrival for thousands of tourists every year flock to this city. For them is that we have developed a quick guide for your trip to that destination in the Netherlands.
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Van Gogh Museum:
The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, in addition to the attractions that can have a museum dedicated to a legend of painting, this place also treats children who visit, has workshops and audio guides for children. Besides having the largest collection of art by Vincent van Gogh, there are many other impressionists such as Monet and Gauguin. Office hours are from 10 to 18 hours.
Rijksmuseum (National Museum)
It is dedicated to art, crafts and history. One of the most exclusive art collections. Of the 5000 works, The Last Supper by Rembrandt is without doubt the best. The museum will be under construction until 2008 so get ready to get some construction dust. Currently, only 200 works are on display, which can be an advantage, as it makes the visit easier. Hours 10 to 17 hours. Address: No 42 Stadhouderskade. Subway: 2 and 5 for Hobbermastraat, 3, 12, 16 to Museumplein.
Anne Frank Museum:
Anne Frank House (in Netherlands, Frankhuis) is a museum in the city of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, founded on May 3, 1960 in memory of Anne Frank. These is where the Franks, a Jewish family hid from the Nazis during World War II but were discovered and their daughter Anne died in a concentration camp. After his death they found her diary and was world famous. There is usually a long line to enter. Although there are fewer people a few hours before closing. Open every day from 9 to 19 hours. Address: Prinsengracht 267 Metro No: 13. 14, 17 for, Westermarkt.
Art Factory has moved to new premises on the website of fashion, Westergasfabriek. You will always find exciting exhibitions that will surprise you. Address: Polonceaukade n º 20, Westergasfabriekterrein Metro: 18 from Central Station
In From Apple, is on display the latest in avant-garde art. Open from 11 to las18 hours, closed Mondays. Address: Nieuwe Spiegelstraat No. 10 Metro: The museum ship
Rembrandt House Museum:
On the street Jodenbreestraat 4, in the Jewish Quarter, you can reach down to the Metro at the stop Waterlooplein. With trams 9 and 14, getting off at the stop Visserplein. The house and the artist’s studio, where he spent his family life, art and the place where he trained his students. On display are paintings and drawings. The house is open daily between 10.00 and 17.00 hours, closed on 1 January.
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The Concertgebouw is a concert hall in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Thanks to its excellent acoustics, the Concertgebouw is considered one of the top three concert halls in the world, next to Boston’s Symphony Hall and the Musikverein in Vienna.
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It was once the largest brewery in the city. Today, the building is 135 years old, has a twenty-first century tribute to one of the world’s most favorite beverages: beer Heineken.
Hortus Botanicus gardens:
The Hortus Botanicus is one of the oldest gardens in the world, founded in 1638 and served as a garden of herbal remedies doctors and apothecaries.
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Floating Flower Market:
Paseo miss is the Floating Market, is known for the Dutchmen as Bloemenmarkt, the biggest market of Amsterdam, about a mile long that is composed of a series of barges tied together and offer a host of variety of exotic flowers. The Netherlands has a long tradition in the cultivation of flowers, which leads to the wide popularity enjoyed by their fields of tulips and flowers of all colors markets. In Amsterdam, the floating flower market is a place to visit throughout the year. Located on the south side of Singel Canal, one of the oldest in the city, the market worked for the first time in 1862. From this year, has continued to be present in the lives of local people.
The Artis Zoo in the city of Amsterdam has an aquarium, a planetarium and a museum of geology. Besides, it delivers an ideal alternative for those who go with children, a playground, equipped with a sandbox and climbing structures.
This famous square is undoubtedly the central square where a lifetime tour of the city of Amsterdam. Surrounded by the Royal Palace, New Church, the wax museum Madame Tusseaud and of course the obelisk that serves to orient tourists inthe city.
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Koninginnedag or Queen’s Day is the National Day of Holland is held every year and April 30 in honor of the birthday of Queen Juliana.
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Good luck on your trip to Holland!