If you are getting thrifty or trying to balance shopping and seeing Amsterdam city, worry not! Plenty of things would keep you engaged in the capital city of Netherlands including the museums and hubs that show us a glimpse of the city’s heritage. Below are five best places that you should definitely include in your Amsterdam tours.
Admire Amsterdam City Landscapes
Across northern Europe, the city is renowned for its architectural landscapes. Get some needful rest to your sore eyes because sightseeing is a fun activity and is free in Amsterdam. Cross a ferry from behind the Amsterdam Central railway station, and you can see EYE film institute up close in Noord. Else, you could check out NEMO, the science museum, situated in Oosterdok. In fact, from afar the museum looks like a boat docked at the edge of a bridge.
Walk the Amsterdam Canal
Wandering through the canals in Amsterdam is not only free but also fulfilling. The canal streams through the neighborhoods De Pijp, the Jordaan, and the Nine Little Streets. You can spot seven bridges by standing on the verge of the Reguliersgracht and Herengracht Canal, and the canal would let you spot the narrow Amsterdam castles too.
Access the Outdoor Sights
On the Singel Canal, the tulips are termed as the most elegant and valuable flower symbolic of Amsterdam’s beauty. It is here the floating flower market resides, and the hub steals all the show. In fact, plenty of people come to the flower market mainly to enlighten the soul and spirit.
Go to the Wilderness in Amsterdam
The Vondelpark is a place that gets crowded with the eager public who love fun and freedom. If you are in the mood to see something bigger and better, go see the Amsterdamse Bos situated in southern Amsterdam. The Bos has cycling paths and is a picnic spot featuring a special kid zoo.
Find the Holy Castle
At the Begijnhof, you can see the courtyard of Amsterdam. A story goes the Catholic women who used to live here had not taken any religious vows. However, the truth is far from just that. The courtyard was a semi-monastery, now a freely accessible place in Amsterdam. It is here you spot the 34 number castle from approx. 1528 castles.