Amsterdam – Mirror of Freedom and Art
Are you currently desire to see a city that entices daily admiration and pulls you from home to enjoy long walks? Think of Amsterdam. It has similarities with many other cities, but also is “one and only”, a unique city. It captivates with its beauty and originality, so do not hesitate to visit.
Amsterdam is the capital of culture, entertainment, history, tolerance and diversity. By its characteristics, Amsterdam is truly global city. It represent cultural center known for its architecture, canals and bridges.
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It was founded at the end of the 12th century as a small fishing village on the banks of the River Amstel, but now it is the largest city in the Netherlands. City of Amsterdam is expended on 160 channels and it is shared by about 90 islands, so proudly is called – Venice Western Europe. With almost one million inhabitants, Amsterdam is a city of museums, canals, colorful neighborhoods, alley and parks, boats and bikes, as well as architecture, which the inhabitants of this city jealously guarded. The center of Amsterdam crowns the square Dame on which is located classical royal palace from the 17th century. Around the square are best known theaters in Amsterdam, “American coffee” and for fans of legalized marijuana in the Netherlands, there is the seat of the chain bucket shops “Bulldog.” One of the oldest and most beautiful parts of the city is “Roseburd”, the area around the old church, which dates from the 14th century.
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It is characterized by old buildings, numerous canals, bridges, the Museum of Eroticism and Red Zone, or with other words one of the urban areas where the prostitution is legal. This city can boast with 1,600 cultural events throughout the year .Amsterdam has many museums per square kilometre, precisely 51. They include the famous Van Gogh Museum and the house of Anne Frank. Amsterdam has 165 channels, 1281 bridges and over 2,500 ships which have a fixed place in one of the channels and are used as homes.
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