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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. To visit The Amstel on your holiday in Amsterdam, and find out what else Amsterdam has to offer, use our Amsterdam trip itinerary maker.
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  • Part of the Amstel is much wider than a canal and this area has lots of interesting things to see which you won't walking down any of the other smaller canals. Buildings here are different, boats are ...  more »
  • take a boat ride through the canals and see the history of amsterdam - listen to the guide describe the history and watch the people of all sorts glide in and out of this awesome city.  more »
  • Amstel 24 Amsterdams rip off supermarket Avoid at all costs The owner will rip u off and smile in your face as he does it. Smile without the service. Pay him a 20 and he'll tell you it was a 10 Pringl...  more »