Tourist Attractions: Museums and architectures are the historical places attracted by the tourists. Tourists from far and wide reach here to learn and know about the history of the city.
Hotels: The city has numerous star hotels that are situated at the heart of the city.
Most of them are located close to the tourist attracted places as well as markets. The world-class hotels that serve as host to the majority of the tourists visiting the city are Jolly Hotel Carlton, NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky, Okura Amsterdam, Golden Tulip Amsterdam - Centre, Victoria Hotel Amsterdam and Radisson SAS Hotel Amsterdam.
Places of Attraction: Amsterdam is well known for many outstanding museums such as Rijksmuseum, the Stedelijk Museum, Rembrandt House Museum, and its world-class symphony orchestra, the Concertgebouworkest, The Van Gogh Museum that houses the largest collection of Van Gogh's paintings and drawings in the world. The city has multitude of wonderful attractions. Artis Zoo -one of the city's top attractions that houses over 6,000 animals, dozens of canals in the city like Amsterdam Canals, Prinsengracht (Prince's Canal) and Herengracht (Gentlemen's Canal) are the three concentric ring canals that delights the tourists who can take a boat ride through this. Concertgebouw-the most famous concert hall in The Netherlands, Muziektheater - that features opera and ballet, Hortus Botanicus - the Botanical Gardens that provides a green and peaceful atmosphere and Holland Casino Amsterdam - one of the Europe's largest casinos lure the tourists to the city. The Diamond Industry located in the city gave it the name 'city of jewels'.
|LOCATION||Situated on the banks of the IJ bay and the Amstel River.|
|GEOGRAPHIC COORDINATES||Latitude 52&dge;22' N, Longitude 4&dge;54' E|
|AREA||219 square km|
|POPULATION||742,884 (Jan 2006)|