7 Things to Do in Amsterdam

Netherlands, Amsterdam Guide (B): 7 Things to Do in Amsterdam

Ask people their first thoughts of Amsterdam, Netherlands, and they will probably tell you it is full of brothels, stoners, bikes, and maybe a few good art galleries. When asked if they would visit, the response may be “none of that interests me, so why would I want to go there?”.

Amsterdam is an amazing place! We have visited many times and love this vibrant city. Having been for many special occasions, including our own hen/stag weekend, we can categorically say, there are an incredible amount of things to do in Amsterdam, more than you may initially realise! Let us share with you how we have spent our time in Amsterdam. After reading this, hopefully you will add this multi-cultural city to your destination list.

Amsterdam: Is There More to This Water City Than Coffee-shops and Prostitutes?

Amsterdam is such a chilled out place to visit, well, apart from dodging bikes, cars, buses & trams! The people are warm, friendly and very helpful, plus there is a great transport system which means nowhere is out of reach. So without any further ado, here are our suggestions for 7 things to do in Amsterdam.

​1. Oh I Do Like to Be Beside the Seaside ...

I’m guessing you wouldn’t normally associate a beach with Amsterdam, but 1¼ hours away from the centre by train is a town called Wassenaar, and they have a couple of great beaches! There is also an amusement park named Duinrell which is set in 55 acres of woodlands, plus it has a waterpark with around 11 slides ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 7 Things to Do in Amsterdam
Guide Location: Netherlands » Amsterdam
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Dam Square   Vondelpark   Van Gogh Museum   Rijksmuseum   Museum Het Rembrandthuis   Our Lord in the Attick Museum   Amsterdam Museum   The Heineken Experience   Cheese Museum   Sex Museum   Hash, Marihuana & Hemp Museum   Anne Frank’s House   Stones Cafe   The Waterhole in Leidseplein   Babas Coffee Shop   Museum of Prostitution   de Gooyer   The Royal Palace   Fo Guang Shan  
Author: Angie Briggs
Read it on author's website: http://www.feetdotravel.com/the-blog/7-things-to-do-in-amsterdam-instead-of-red-lights-and-coffee-shops

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