All about Amsterdam: Travel guides, information, tips, photos, etc.
What is Amsterdam famous for? It's obvious - the Grachten (Dutch for canals) on which the houseboats rock back and forth and which are spanned by thousands of bridges, stately houses on the canals, colourful flower markets, clogs dangling in front of every shop façade, countless bicycles and, of course, the notorious Koffieshops.
The old town is bordered by three parallel canals forming a wide semi-circle from the harbour to the Amstel. The canal district is an exclusive district with sophisticated... more