Must see in Amsterdam
Floating Flower Market
The floating flower market was first held in 1862, situated in Singel Chanel. It is the best-known flower market of Holland. Flowers, which can be found are in the range from the traditional Dutch tulips and geraniums to indoor cypresses and plants. Along this part of the Singel canal you’ll also find a lot of souvenirs shops.
Visit the Floating Flower Market
You can visit the floating flower market every day of the week between 9 a.m. and 5.30 p.m. and on Sundays between 11 a.m. and 5.30 p.m. During December Singel market is decorated with Christmas trees in all shapes and sizes.
The Rijksmuseum Amsterdam
The Rijksmuseum is the principal national museum in Holland. It illustrates the art and history of Holland from the Middle Ages to the present. World-famous highlights from the Dutch Golden Age, including Rembrandt van Rijn’s Night Watch and Johannes Vermeer’s The Milkmaid, can be admired at the Rijksmuseum.
Visit the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam
You can visit every day from 9:00 to 17:00. The museum’s ticket desk closes at 16:30.
Van Gogh Museum
Vincent Van Gogh is a 19th century Dutch post-impressionist painter.During his life he was little appreciated and sold only one work of art. Today the Van Gogh Museum is very famous and his paintings attract around 1,5 million visitors a year.
The collection in Van Gogh Museum consists of more than 200 canvases, 500 drawings and 750 written documents.
Absolute masterpieces of the Van Gogh Museum are:
- Van Gogh’s self-portraits
- The Sunflowers
- The Potato-eaters
- The Bedroom in Arles
Anne Frank House
The Anne Frank House is a historical museum located in the center of Amsterdam where Anne Frank wrote her famous diary during the Second World War. Anne Frank was a normal girl which described the events of her daily life in her diary for more than two years. The diary contents exhibitions about the wartime persecution of Jews, contemporary fascism, racism and anti-Semitism while hiding from the occupying Germany.
Canals of Amsterdam
They are a symbol of Amsterdam with great cultural and historical significance.
Squares of Amsterdam
There are few well known squares in Amsterdam- Dam Square, Rembrandtplein, Leidseplein, Museumplein, Waterlooplein. Each of them has its own typical views and attractions such as street artists, clubs, coffeshops, restaurants, museums, etc.
Red Light District Amsterdam
Probably most popular place that bind to Amsterdam and attracts thousands tourists from whole world. Here can be find all pleasures which are absolutely legal.