Amsterdam, Venice Of The North

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Shabab Anwar
Jul 22, 2019   •  17 views

Whenever you venture around the world, there must be some gratifying moments that stay with you forever as fond memories and even after a few years it makes you smile and amuses you a lot. But, by now, if you don't have any wistful memories then don't be disheartened. Never mind. Let's explore a quite awe-inspiring place of the world that must offer you unforgettable experiences that would later be your sweet memories.

While cruising the canals and taking the glimpse of the city that boasts with admiring and amazing buildings and artful heritages is enough to create something memorable and surely would quench your thirst of wanderlusts. By now, you must have considered the place as Venice. But it's not that although it's a European city. This otherworldly beauty is the capital city of the Netherlands called Amsterdam nicknamed as 'Venice of the North' as it is also a canal-based city like Venice and no less beautiful than it. Even this place is also popular for tulip fields and cycling routes. You can take the tour of the town by riding bicycles but it's rather more easy to get around the city by strolling through the narrow and unblemished streets of Amsterdam.

The most notable Anne Frank house is worth to visit. If you recall, Anne Frank, the author of the noteworthy novel 'the diary of a young girl', was living there during the Jewish persecution under the tyranny of Hitler. This house is later on converted into a museum and is open to the public.

The most prominent landmark of the Amsterdam is 'Dam Square' where you can explore a number of places like the historic and lavish structure 'the Royal Palace', the 'National Monument' known as "Nationaal Monument op de Dam" which was built in 1956 to honour the fatalities of the world war II. The main pillar which is approximately 72 foot high which portrays four chained men, a woman with a child and dogs. Another remarkable place in Dam Square is the Gothic Nieuwe Kerk (New Church), this classical architecture is even used for wedding and royal ceremonies. Here, you can also explore the wax statue museum, Madame Tussauds at Dam Square. For the fashion freaks and shopping lovers, this is a must-visit place known as De Bijenkorf (The Beehive), sprawling over the streets of the Damrak and Dam Square.

Amsterdam canal cruise is one of the best experience that you can have ever. While aboard, explore the beauty of the city and elegant canal network. NEMO, the colossal science centre, offers a variety of science exhibitions and workshops and explore the world of science and technology. Besides these, you can also visit the Eye Film Museum, Stedelijk Museum of Art, Rijk Art Museum (reveals the eminence of Dutch culture and history), Efteling Park, Van Gogh Museum, Leidseplein Square (highly acclaimed for its nightlife fascination and offers you a number of pubs and bars for the party) and many overwhelming places of the wonderful city.

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great work!! :)