Amsterdam – the unique capital

Welcome to Amsterdam, a special city placed in the north of Europe. It is the capital city of the Netherlands and its biggest city. The city has a lot to offer and it is perfect for every season of the year. This article will focus on the important information on the city.

The most important sights of the city

Amsterdam is a 13th-century city and it is nothing unusual that you can find there many medieval monuments that has been available in the city for many centuries. For tourists, it is a real paradise, full of mysterious and interesting places to discover, especially those related to smoking marijuana or open prostitution. Those two aspects often lure the tourists from different corners Amsterdamof the globe. However, Amsterdam is not only sex and drugs. It is something more. It is art, literature and beautiful landscapes. The most important museums of Amsterdam are the world-famous museums called Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum. The largest and most popular park in the center of Amsterdam is the Vondelpark. It is a place where you can relax and forget about daily routine. You can take a walk through the winding alleys, visit the rose garden, ponds or the English park. Vondelpark also has a tea house, a restaurant, a bar, the Film Museum and an outdoor amphitheatre.

The transport possibilities to Amsterdam

Amsterdam as well as the Netherlands have great transport links. However, the holidaymakers who arrive in the city from different countries should select travelling by plane because it is the fastest way of travelling. Amsterdam is served by Amsterdam Airport Schiphol that is the main international airport in the country. The airport is placed only 5.6 miles/9 kilometres from Amsterdam City Centre and you can easily reach the city centre by buses or by trains that go directly to the main train station.

Where to overnight in Amsterdam?

The city offers numerous accommodation possibilities dedicated to poor students as well as wealthy business people. There are available about 500 different places to overnight Amsterdamduring your stay in Amsterdam.

The most popular forms of accommodation are obviously hostels, hotels of different standards, guest houses as well as boats that are available because the city is placed on the many canals. It is worth to underline that there are also placed hotel chains that are suitable for the customers who prefer one type of standard. Some of them are definitely Bastion Hotels, NH Collection, Mercure, WestCord hotels and a few more.