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Amsterdam is the biggest city in the country The Netherlands. Its airport is Schiphol (AMS) Amsterdam is in the Central European time zone. The emergency number for Amsterdam is 112 The dialing code for The Netherlands is +31 .  To dial a local number drop the first 0 and add …

Prinsengracht, Keizersgracht and Herengracht, in Dutch: Princes canal, Emperors canal and Knights canal respectively, are the three most important and spectacular canals in Amsterdam. These wonderful canals built during the expansion of the city in the seventeenth century (known as the Dutch Golden Age), are concentrically shaped and delimited by …

New York has Fifth Avenue, Paris – Champs Elysées, Milan – Via Monte Napoleone, London – New Bond Street… And Amsterdam has Pieter Cornelisz Hoofstraat. Located only a few meters from Museumplein, in the district of Amsterdam Oud-Zuid, P.C. Hooftstraat has turned into one of the most exclusive shopping streets …

The Amsterdam Dungeon is a unique combination of a museum, theater and an attraction park. Described as “horrible history brought to life,” the Amsterdam Dungeon examines the darker side of European history including torture, the plague, and the inquisition. Linked with 5 other dungeons Europe wide, the Amsterdam Dungeon boasts …
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In The Netherlands, and especially Amsterdam, coffee shops are the only establishments where police ‘allow’ small quantities of cannabis to be sold. The sale of other drugs or alcohol is prohibited in these coffee shops, however most of them do serve food and soft drinks. SMOKING ON THE PREMISES Pure …

The iamsterdam card consists of a smartcard, a public transport ticket, a pocket guide and provides over 50 free and 60 discounted visiting offers. It is intended to be a tourist’s introduction to the city of Amsterdam, offering free admission to most of the city’s top museums, free access to …

Cheap flights to and from Amsterdam make it an economical city to visit. It is also a perfect starting point from which to “city hop” to other beautiful destinations in Europe. Whether you’re planning a weekend trip to the city, or a month long European trek, you can find cheap …

Where is Amsterdam? Amsterdam is the biggest city in the Netherlands (sometimes called Holland), a country located in North Western Europe. Amsterdam’s geographical coordinates are ( 52°22′23″N 4°53′32″E ). Amsterdam is less than 30 minutes by train or car from the North Sea, and sits on a large inland sea …

Amsterdam’s famously wild nightlife caters to all tastes and budgets. The two main entertainment districts are the Leidseplein and the Rembrandtplein, however there is something to do almost everywhere in the city, with many local gems hidden on the canals and in the Jordaan. The typical Dutch pub is a …

BELOW IS A LIST OF FAQ’S ABOUT TRAVELLING TO AMSTERDAM: Is is still legal for tourists to buy and smoke marijuana/pot/cannabis? It is illegal for persons under the age of 18 to purchase tobacco products, alcohol, or any other controlled substance in the Netherlands. Soft drugs such as cannabis in …