Attractions in Amsterdam
are often an integral part of all Europe tour. This is the capital of Netherlands and is hence the most important city in term of administration. Also, the historic heritage of Amsterdam makes it a haven for sightseeing and tourist
activities. Also, the nightlife and the shopping malls are great places to hangout joints for tourists and citizens alike. Tourism is particularly preferred in this part of Netherlands because of the relatively low cost of travel. Transportation and communication system is very well developed.
Amsterdam Sightseeing Places
Sint Nicolaaskerk: This is a Roman Catholic church, which marks the end of Protestant Christian domination in Amsterdam from 1578 to 1795. The church was established in the year 1887.
The Royal Palace: This is also known by the name of Koninklijk Paleis. This wasn't built to serve the king but as a substitute of the Town hall. It was later recognized at a palace when Louis Bonaparte crowned himself the king of Netherlands. It is now used for holding important ceremonies and is also open for public viewing.
The Homomonument: This comprise three triangular shaped structures, the symbol which the Nazi army used for marking the homosexual residents of Netherlands during the world War II. It stands in honor of the persecuted gay and lesbian population in Netherlands. Reportedly this country is home to the maximum number of homosexuals and they have for long been fighting for their rights to be recognized as honorable humanbeings.
|Anne Frank House||Oude Kerk||Diamond Museum Amsterdam |
|Leidseplein||Van Gogh Museum||Museum Het Grachtenhuis |
|Van Gogh Museum||Verzetsmuseum ||Bijbels Museum |
|Rijksmuseum||Museum Van Loon ||Montelbaanstoren |
|Rembrandtplein ||Stedelijk Museum ||Homomonument |
|Artis ZOO ||Allard Pierson Museum ||Oude Nieuwstraat |
|Vondelpark ||Joods Historisch Museum ||Dam square |
|Hortus Botanicus - the Botanical Garden ||Zuiderkerk ||Magere Brug |