"Great Historical City" Amsterdam by Peter_P
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On top of this entrance to the Historical Museum, you'll find the 3 Crosses from the armorial of the city.
The Andreas-crosses are the symbol of the city...
The 'grachten' are the most famous item in Amsterdam.
Mainly build in the 17th century as a defence wall against invaders...
Doing a boat-trip on the water or just walking along the canals is a must-do...
These narrow streets nearby the center of the city are deserted in the morning...:-) But they get crowded later on the day...
Also watch out for the numerous bikers... it can become dangerous in these streets :)
- Pros:Historical, worth visiting city
- Cons:Somewhat too crowded during the afternoon
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