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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  • Amsterdam was formerly known as the water dams at the mouth of Amstel, and Amsterdam was an international metropolis from small fishing villages in the estuary, this river, which was originally built in the sea of Amsterdam, has been in the hundreds of centuries of cities, and it is a river that stands on the banks of the river, along with the other canals that are in the city. The famous Slim Bridge on the Amstel River, overlooking the cast, is the stunning sighs of the Amsterdam Canal.
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  • You can either walk along the sides of this canal and view the architecture of the buildings or take a canal trip and view from a lower level - but it should be done on a visit to Amsterdam.  more »
  • typical yet the Amstel was dirty with lots of platic bottles and other stuff floating. yet, it is nice to walk along the market.  more »

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