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#1Visit Vincent Van Gogh museum in AmsterdamVisit Vincent Van Gogh museumJoe Guardino

There are more than 200 paintings, about 440 drawings and 31 prints, including both versions of the picture Sunflowers.

€17Visit Vincent Van Gogh museum
#2Try a space cake in a coffee shop in AmsterdamTry a space cake in a coffee shopklia balo

Amsterdam is the only place where space muffins are made - try one to add some ginger to your life:)

€7.50Red light district
#3See the flowering of tulips in Keukenhof Park in AmsterdamSee the flowering of tulips in Keukenhof ParkGarry Positive

The blossoming of tulips lasts from the end of March to the middle of May. The park is opened during this period.

€16Park Keukenhof
#4Ride a bike around the city in AmsterdamRide a bike around the cityAnna Tet

On the streets of Amsterdam bicycle riders are the main characters. Cars and pedestrians always give way to bikers, but they don't!

#5Watch red light district window displays in AmsterdamWatch red light district window displaysAnna Tet

In the evening streets of the district become red, curtains open and "love" is on offer.

FREERed light district
#6Try bitterballen in AmsterdamTry bitterballenmaxwell

Meatballs with spices, nutmeg and parsley can be found in any local bar. They are always served with mustard or sauce.

#8Buy Holland cheese in AmsterdamBuy Holland cheese

Taste all sorts of Maasdam and Gouda cheese and buy some you took a liking to the most in a small cheese shop of Amsterdam.

#7Take a picture at I Amsterdam in AmsterdamTake a picture at I AmsterdamMaría Alejandra

Climb one of the letters of the huge catch phase - the slogan of the city. This is the most popular photo spot.

FREEI amsterdam sign
#11Try herring in AmsterdamTry herringAnna Tet

Freshly harvested herring of small size is marinated in onions. The Dutch eat it whole, holding it by the tail.

#12Try sandwich with herring in AmsterdamTry sandwich with herring

Dutch herring in a white bun, with pickled cucumbers and onion. You can buy it in a food track with with a sign "haring".

#9Watch Amsterdam Pride in AmsterdamWatch Amsterdam PrideJimena

In 2018 parties and fancy dress show of well-known Amsterdam Pride take place from 3d till 5th August.

#10Buy klomp in AmsterdamBuy klompAnna Tet

Dutch shoes "klomp" are made of poplar and worn on woolen socks. Can be decorated with folklore drawings. Klomp were popular among workers of a sawmill.

€15Zaanse Schans
#13Head to the Cat museum in AmsterdamHead to the Cat museumvaleriya

In the Cat Cabinet you can see cats on the canvases of Rembrandt and Van Gogh, in the interior paintings, as well as live cats.

€7Cat Cabinet Museum
#14Spend a night in a houseboat in AmsterdamSpend a night in a houseboatchateau

Relax after a busy day in one of the floating hotels moored at the coast of Amstel.

#15Drink coffee in a glass cafe in AmsterdamDrink coffee in a glass cafeMargaret Cain

In the tower of the shopping center Kalvertoren, you can drink coffee and observe the key buildings through binoculars.

Glass cafe Blue Amsterdam
#16Celebrate King's Day in AmsterdamCelebrate King's Dayoddviser

The celebration starts on April, 26 in the evening and lasts all night and day long of April, 27. At the date of Holland king's birth people wear orange colours.

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