Want to see Amsterdam from a different angle? With a boat tour of the capital’s waters, you will see aspects of the city you never saw before. The beautiful facades of the mansions you pass, impressive museums such as the Hermitage, the Rijksmuseum, the van Gogh museum and many other sights that make for an unforgettable experience.
Along the Amstel towards Ouderkerk aan de Amstel and Uithoorn, there were many country houses of wealthy Amsterdammers in the 17th and 18th centuries. Of all these country houses, two still stand along the Amsteldike; Oostermeer and Westeramstel.
The Blue Bridge: scene of riots and likes It is the bridge that takes you from Waterlooplein to the city. Or from Rembrandtplein to the Stopera. The Blue Bridge was once built to make a big impression on visitors to the capital.
How the gold of the rich ended up in the Mint Tower Tourists, flowers, stores – it’s always a busy place on the Muntplein, but in all that bustle, have you ever looked up?
That’s how the Schreier Tower got its name (And no, it’s not what you think)! They used to serve as landmarks, watches or lookouts. Today, Amsterdam’s towers serve, among other things, as tourist attractions, catering establishments.
The Old Church: shrine on the Red Light District Did you know that the Red Light District is the only place in the world where religion and prostitution are literally opposite each other? In Old Church Square to be exact.