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A time to remember

Slug: The beauty of traveling in Europe is the unlimited choices these countries give with architectural magnificence coupled with friendly inhabitants and the easygoing lifestyle. One such place that lies in Netherlands is Amsterdam, a one time small fishing village is now packed with loads of memorable treasures for a tourist.

Having travelled twice to this gorgeous place I have picked my favourite attractions and sightseeing activities that will help you make your travel experience to this place the best possible.

Amsterdam homes some of the worlds best museums famous for their historical and antique collections. Some of the major museums of Amsterdam are Rijksmuseum (know for its 17th century Dutch collected works), Steldelejk museum, Kroller-Muller and Van Gogh museum (known for its collection of paintings by Van Gogh and other eminent artists from 19th century). With more than 50 museums each boosting amazing collections, even if you are not that keen on visiting museums it would be a sad thing to miss the experience of a museum tour when holidaying in Amsterdam.

Yet another thing that will cast spell over you is the canals in Amsterdam. A cruise through its glorious and incredible canals is the best way to cherish Amsterdam tour, as you get to see marvelous 17th century houses and mansions, as well as startling architecture. Part of what makes Amsterdam such a beautiful, romantic and picturesque city is the canal system that runs throughout the Amsterdam city center and out into the surrounding districts. Regardless what part of the city that an Amsterdam tourist visitor would like to visit, there is a canal that they can stroll alongside of or take a canal boat to arrive at their destination.

Surrounded with small houses, Oude Kerk is a very old and beautiful church, adored by many visitors both locals and foreigners. The church has a building designed in Gothic-renaissance style and has an octagonal...
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