"AMSTERDAM - A Global Village!" Amsterdam by mindcrime
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I stayed in this great city for 8 days. My hotel was on Singel canal at a great location right to the center 2 minutes from Dam square.
The city is walkable and you can see all the basic sights there. There are 10 tram lines that start from Central Station, a station that every hour is full of tourists that coming from all over the world to enjoy the great museums (3 great ones at Museumplein), the neverending nightlife at Leidspein/Rembrantplein, the coffee shops, the famous Red Light District, the variety of cheeses, the flower market or other flee markets etc
The first day I did a boat tour just to have a good view of the city from the canals. Everyone in the city has a bicycle and this is a great way to explore the city, go to the parks or even get out to the suberbs.
I had A'dam as a base and almost every day I was doing daytrips to other towns or cities by train like Haarlem, Utrecht, Arnhem, Rotterdam, Gouda, Den Haag, Enkhauzen, Alkmaar, Leiden, Delft, all of them within an hour from A'dam except Maastrict which was 2h and 10m away.
From 1/7 till 31/8 u can buy zomertoer card. With 59euros two people can take the train for two different days as much... more travel advice
At SCHIPHOL airport use the yellow machines(instructions in english), put 3.60euro for a ticket and take a train(one... more travel advice
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