Amsterdam, the Netherlands capital is famous around the world for its impressive canals, beautiful architecture, shopping provinces, events and for the people many of whom are quite well spoken in English. The capital provides a laidback charm of an ancient European city and has something or the other that would suit the taste of every traveler – whether one is looking to party, enjoy the architecture, absorb the cultural and historical sceneries or enjoy with the locals in the festivals that go round the year.The following lines provide some of the things which can be done while one is in the Holland capital and the events that the city is world renowned for.
A number of Amsterdam Amsterdam Attractions tickets for sale companies advertise Canal Cruises that last a couple of hours which offer the opportunity to experience the canals of the city and the architecture that floats with it. Adventurers can also rent the boats and then go boating on their own through the Amsterdam canals. As for the movie lovers, there are 55 different cinemas scattered all over the city with some of the popular ones being Rialto Cinema and the Tuschinski. There are also a number of walk tours that cover almost the entire city and some of these attractions include Heineken Experience, Vodka Museum, Amsterdam Dungeon, New Amsterdam, Homo monument, whole city tours etc.
Another popular event/attraction in Amsterdam for people who have just come there or are vacationing for quite some time is the MEETin club that offers a chance to make new friends out of the traditional pick up zone of bars and other dating places. Then there is the special football sport Futsal which is enjoyed by many. However, the main reason why most of the tourists visit Amsterdam is for its festivals and events as the city is a cultural haven. Some of the events of the city along with their respective months are mentioned below.
The month February celebrates the Chinese New Year with festivals in china town. Then the next event directly comes in the month of April in the form of Queensday which celebrates the birthday of the queen. Anyone who hasn’t visited might not understand the attraction of the event but still more than two million people from around the country come there wearing orange clothes and celebrating the birthday. The month of May brings the Art Amsterdam festival.
June is quite packed as it celebrates four different events namely Holland Festival celebrated by people coming from around the world and celebrated for the art forms – theatre, opera, music and dance. Then there are the Taste of Amsterdam, the Open garden Days and the Amsterdam Roots festival. The next few months include the July Dance, Vondelpark open air theatre, Amsterdam international fashion week, Robeco summer concerts, De Parade, Canal Pride, Sail Amsterdam, Uitmarkt, Flower Parade, Jordaan Festival, Robodock arts festival, national restaurant week and many more. This thing is for sure that any visitor coming in any month would get to experience the inhabitants of the city celebrating some or the other event which truly marks off a wonderful vacation.