is the capital and the largest city in Netherlands
, situated some 10 km north-west from Diemen
. The population of Amsterdam is about 741,700 people (census of 2012). Amsterdam is a popular tourist destination thanks to its rivers and museums.
It is served by Schiphol (IATA: AMS) airport which is 20 km away.
Places to see in it
Amsterdam, capital of the Netherlands, has more than one hundred kilometers of grachten (canals), about 90 islands and 1, 500 bridges. The three main canals (Herengracht, Prinsengracht and Keizersgracht), dug in the 17th century during the Dutch Golden Age, form concentric belts around the city, known as the Grachtengordel. Alongside the main canals are 1550 monumental buildings. The 17th-century canal ring area, including the Prinsengracht, Keizersgracht, Herengracht and Jordaan, were listed as…
EYE Film Institute Netherlands is a Dutch archive and museum in Amsterdam that preserves and presents both Dutch and foreign films screened in the Netherlands. The museum collection includes 37, 000 film titles, 60, 000 posters, 700, 000 photographs and 20, 000 books. The earliest materials date from the start of the film industry in the Netherlands in 1895.
I Amsterdam Letters is a tourist attraction, one of the Monuments and memorials in Amsterdam, Netherlands. It is located: 18 km from Diemen, 520 km from Brussels, 640 km from Cologne.
NDSM wharf (NDSM werf) is a tourist attraction, one of the Coastal construction in Amsterdam, Netherlands. It is located: 19 km from Zaandam, 530 km from Brussels, 650 km from Cologne.
If you have seen everything in Amsterdam already, take a look on the outskirts of the town. If you will be around, try one of the following places:
To understand Amsterdam better you can also take a look at the gallery.