The summer of 2017
It is summertime and you are in one of the most beautiful cities of Europe……. be surprised and let the city take you on a journey of exploration and discovery. Witness a diversity of 180 nationalities live and thrive together and have fun.
Take a stroll through The Vondelpark, situated in the center of the city. Famous since the sixties, the parc still has this special feeling. Watch the people playing, making music and enjoy the free spirit. Or visit a free theater production at night in the Vondelpark Openluchttheater (www.openluchttheater.nl).
And there are about 50 different parcs in this city, definitely one nearby the place you are staying.
Visit a museum, Amsterdam has plenty of them.
The obviously most famous one is the Rijksmuseum containing 800 years of Dutch art and history. It is here where you’ll find the world-famous “The Nightwatch”, painted Rembrandt late 17e century.
The Anne Frank House, Van Gogh and Stedelijk Museum.(contemporary art). For more information, also about all the other musea, check www.iamsterdam.com
Take a walk on the canals downtown and visit The Willet-Holthuysen Museum at the Herengracht. There you can see how the rich and famous lived in the 18th and 19th century. www.willetholthuysen.nl . And don’t forget the Scheepvaart Museum, (Maritime museum) an interactive experience about the Dutch history of sailing the oceans of the world. www.hetscheepvaartmuseum.nl
Opposite of the Rijksmuseum is Het Concertgebouw. Famous for its acoustics, this house offers a wide range of classical concerts. And the building itself is a real nice peace of architecture. Find information about this building and the concerts on www.concertgebouw.nl . And after the concert or exhibition walk along the most expensive street in town The P.C. Hooftstraat.