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Amsterdam

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere. The city is made up of a network of picturesque canals with small streets lining each side. The little squares, many bridges, and tall, thin houses lend a special intimacy to the place, earning Amsterdam the nickname "Venice of the North." Although the city is quite touristy, it is also the most populous city in the Netherlands, which allows you to blend in with the locals for an authentic experience. The 17th-century architecture combined with booming industries make it a popular destination for travellers with a variety of interests. Whether you are interested in the history and culture contained in the many museums, want to stroll down the quaint streets of an old European city, or just looking for a good party, Amsterdam has much to offer. Amsterdam is in North Holland Province. Plan your vacation with our The Netherlands itinerary maker app and discover the best things to do in Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam boasts hundreds of registered hotels and hostels offering rooms suitable for every traveler's budget and needs. If the volume of choices seems overwhelming, figure out your interests and sightseeing priorities before making a decision. To stay near the best nightlife and shopping, explore the hotels in the city center, where rooms range from economical to luxurious. For quick access to museums and galleries, check out the budget and mid-range hotels in the so-called
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