Tourist Attractions in Amsterdam

Amsterdam has over 50 museums, 50 cinemas, numerous squares, parks, old and modern buildings. It is historic and modern city. Althought it is not a big city, It has so much to offer you. These are some of the Amsterdam’s main attractions:
Oude Kerk is the oldest church in Amsterdam with the Gothic-renaissance style octagonal bell tower in Red Light District. Oude Kerk was built on a cemetery in 1306. There are 2.500 graves in the Oude Kerk. Many famous Amsterdam citizens were buried in this church.
The Dam square is the heart of Amsterdam and the oldest square in Amsterdam. The Royal Palace (Koninklijk Paleis) dominates in this square. It was the town hall with a classical facade and a lot of fascinating sculptures. Dam square is one of the most peaceful places in Amsterdam.
Amsterdam's canals
Amsterdam is known as ’The Venice of the North’ because of numerous canals and small bridges in the city center. You can arrange canal tour via Amsterdam’s canals or boat cruise.
Van Gogh Museum
Van Gogh museum has the largest collection of Van Gogh’s paintings in the world. You can keep track of Van Gogh’s development from his early works until the last works. There are always interesting art exhibitions in this museum.
The famous red window lights, party atmoshere, hardcore videos, sex toys, sex for sale, a lot of alcoholic drinks...all of this you will find in Red Light District in Amsterdam. Everything in this part of the city is coloured in red: houses, bridges, windows, shops, even people are dressed in red. There is a no photography policy in this area.
Amsterdam’s windmills
Windmill is one of the Amsterdam’s symbols. There are 8 windmills in the city center – don’t miss them!
Amsterdam has numerous interesting squares, parks, markets, so if you have enough time, don’t miss them.

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