There are many places to visit in Amsterdam, and the city is famous for its many attractions. Other than its beautiful canals, lush parks as well as traditional buildings, the city has many more impressive modern architectures. Here are some of the best ones this city has to offer.
1. Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
The Stedelijk is one of the most famous modern museums worldwide. This museum always adds new or historically famous work to its collection and now houses more than 90 thousand pieces.
2. Dam Square
Dam Square were built in the 13th century and today this square has Amsterdam’s Royal Palace, the National Monument as well as de Nieuwe Kerk.
3. De Hortus Botanicus
De Hortus Botanicus is one of the oldest gardens worldwide. This botanical garden has more than 6 thousands tropical plants. In 17th century, the garden was the major source for medicinal herbs in many doctors as well as chemists used its plants for medicine.
4. Van Gogh Museum
Amsterdam’s Van Gogh Museum has the biggest collection of Van Gogh paintings worldwide. Also, it hosts exhibitions about this artist’s life. Moreover, this museum is a cultural centre and there are events happening here at night times.
5. The Canal Belt
Central Amsterdam has canal systems where UNESCO recognize them as Heritage Site. These waterways are there to enhance the city’s water flow and let the boats move better inside the city.
Vondelpark is the most famous park in the city. The area that this park covers is from the city’s Oud-West and Oud-Zuid area. You will find many cafés, playgrounds and an open-air theatre between the park’s large, green grass, making it perfect for long weekend relaxation.