Amsterdam


About Amsterdam

The biggest city of the Netherlands is unique for its houseboats, public transportation on the water and the nearly one million bicycles that are used by the local people. Amsterdam is one of the most romantic European city thanks to its more than 100 km long channel bank and 1281 bridges.

The city district within Singelgracht is part of the UNESCO World Heritage. It was built in the 17th century which is also called the Dutch Golden Age.

Attractions

Transportation

Metro

There are five metro lines in the city, from which the North-South line have been opened recently. From the main railway station, you may get on four lines, however, it mainly serves the outskirts of Amsterdam.

Useful tips

Traveling with family? Kids will be amazed by exploring the city from the channels, on a boat. If children want to know, how is it like to live on a boat, they can get to know it in the Woonboot Museum.

Amsterdam is one of the most romantic cities in the world. If you wish to make it even more romantic, visit the flower market on the Singel channel, between Koningsplein and Muntplein.

Curious about beer? In the Heineken Experience museum, you may find out the history of this world-famous Dutch brand, founded in 1867.

Good to Know

Language
Dutch

Currency
EUR

Time Zone
Central European Time (CET)

Country Code
+31

Electric Current
230 V

Plug Type
F-type plugF-type plug

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