Amsterdam was founded over 2,000 years ago, so there is so much history to discover. While Amsterdam is known for its cannabis (marijuana) cafes and Red Light District, it has a rich history of art and culture as well. The oldest canal house in Amsterdam is from 1444 when Amsterdam was still a fishing village. It continues to be one of the most important ports in Europe today. Learn more about this lovely canal-side city, including the rich history and development of its tolerant society.

Things to Do in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a magnificent city, overflowing with rich culture and history. If you are lucky enough to live there or to visit every year, then you surely have a favorite area that you know like the back of your hand. But did you ever notice how a newbie tourist could be in awe of what seems to be just another street corner if they were shown the right way? This list will show you the well-know attractions, as well as fun surprises that aren’t as known…

Canal Tour v Boat Rental

Amsterdam’s canals are famous! They don’t just form the city’s historic centre and provide a stunning backdrop to its 17th-century houses; they also act as the perfect cruise route – whether you want to go off-road or see Amsterdam from a different perspective.