The Amstel, Amsterdam

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Take advantage of great photo backdrops from one of Amsterdam's historic bridges, go for a stroll or a bike ride by the water, or have a coffee at a riverside cafe. No matter your choice, you'll never be too far away from The Amstel. The river is the soul of the city, and along with multiple canals, it greatly influences the city's layout and gives it its distinctive look and atmosphere. A dam on the river gave Amsterdam its name. Residents and visitors flock to the river these days for many different events, such as the annual Liberation Day concert, rowing races, and the Canal Parade. Take a boat tour for one of the most popular ways to experience the river. With our custom trip planner, Amsterdam attractions like The Amstel can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • The most important river of Amsterdam that sneaks into the city. beautiful winter in summer but wonderful when partially iced transforming the scenario in a magical place
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  • beautiful if it is also seen with a boat, with truly exceptional points of private houses in canc his WA
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  • Best place in Europe. The visit was fast but very interesting! There's no place like it in the world! It's worth it! The city is unforgettable. Rembrandt square is exciting, the buildings are unique in the world!! people are very nice!
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