Amsterdam, a city full of wonders
Lots of culture to explore
A city full of wonders: Amsterdam is a very popular city for those who enjoy the interesting cultural side of the Dutch. A lot of well-known artists originate from The Netherlands and where’s a better place to show off some of the works than in the capital city of Amsterdam.
At the Museumplein, you’ll find the Van Gogh museum. Van Gogh was known for his incredible paintings and artworks which ranged from detailed sceneries and landscapes to portraits from either strangers or his own being. Other musea in the area include the Amsterdam Museum, where visitors are showered with useful facts about the respective city, and the Rijksmuseum where other artists like Rembrandt and Vermeer have received their spots of honor.
Activities for all ages
Had enough of wandering through the corridors of the local musea? Luckily, Amsterdam is overflowing with activities for the whole family. You can visit the local zoo Artis or make a mini cruise in the late evening whilst being surrounded by Amsterdam’s street lights. If you prefer the solid ground under your boots, you can always count on several well-trained guides who’ll take you on a journey through the streets of the capital. They will tell stories about buildings and important places while giving out restaurant recommendations so travelers are sure to eat at the finest establishments Amsterdam has to offer.
Food and drinks
Talking about food, there’s no shortage of awesome meals and cozy bars in the neighborhood. Well-known dining spots include restaurant Blauw Amsterdam, De Silveren Spiegel and La Rive while drinks can be had at the Icebar, Hard Rock Café and House of Bols. The locals are very friendly so don’t hesitate to ask for the best beers and wines or other recommendations.
If you want to stay close to Amsterdam’s brewing city life, Hostel Uptown is the perfect choice. The hostel is perfectly situated so you never have to walk very far to reach the desired destination. Furthermore, the staff is more than happy to get you started on your exploration of one of Europe’s finest cities.
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