What Can You Do One Day in Amsterdam?

If you are happen to stay only one day in Amsterdam, no need to worry, because you get the chance to visit the most important sights of the city. Thus, it is recommended to start your short journey with a canal boat cruise, so you can get an overall panorama of this amazing city. The capital of Netherlands, it is also the largest city, vibrant and attractive place, as well as a modern metropolis that creates a friendly and relaxed atmosphere for its tourists.

The canal boat cruise generally takes 90 minutes and are a great opportunity to discover the city’s most relevant points of interests. After this tour, you can go for a walk along the historical canal ring to feel and observe Amsterdam’s Golden Age with a great atmosphere and architecture. Moreover, don’t forget to skip the Dancing Houses along the canal which are very colored and vivid to admire. The name is related to the wood stilts that supported these houses and make them waggling like dancing houses. Through the times, the foundation was reinforced and they became safer.

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After a (romantic) walk along the canal, go to visit the museums, because it’s one of the top attractions for tourists, knowing that Amsterdam has the highest museum density in the world and is home for interesting highlights such as the Van Gogh Museum. Nearby, it is Rijksmuseum focused more on the old artists, rather than the impressionism style of Van Gogh. After a dose of culture, go and relax in the closest park called Vondelpark or get a fresh drink at the Leidseplein. After that, you can continue the relaxing time with a series of shopping in the main shopping district located in the area.

If you are not in the mood for shopping and looking forward to discover more of this amazing city of Amsterdam, take a bike and take a tour in the central area and its surroundings to discover and admire the Royal Palace and other great sights.

Already got hungry for dinner? You can head to the Chinatown Nieuwmarkt, two great places where tourists can experience a Thai or Indonesian restaurants with its special meals. They have become popular in the area, so try one of their tasty specialties. Where’s the best place to go after a delicious dinner? Indeed, you guessed it! The Red Light District is a great spot to see the nightlife, experience the electronic music, as well as going to a dance club or to a live music place.

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