Amsterdam, which dates back to the 13th century, was established as a trading town. When they strengthened their economies, they worked to make their relations better with other cultures. Today, Amsterdam is a clear and tolerant society. The city is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe and the number of visitors has been growing steadily over the past decade.
We must say that it is quite easy to explore Amsterdam. It's only 219 square kilometers in size and has straight roads. The city is laid out on a manageable scale, making it easy for you to find your way around on foot or bike. The city plan in Amsterdam is also very attractive. There are a lot of museums, parks and canals in the city. The most important museums of Amsterdam are located on the Museumplein. The Van Gogh Museum, which houses the world’s largest collection of works by the globally celebrated artist, is a must-see. Also, you should go and see Royal Palace, National Monument, Rijksmuseum, Stedelijk Museum. When it comes to the green side, Vondelpark is a great choice to lie down on the grass, ride a bike or hang with friends.
Having a deep-rooted history has led to a diverse population, art and culture. The people who live in the city, the people who work and study and the people who visit the city are the most important elements that make Amsterdam alive.
Although summer is the most popular tourist season, spring is the best time to visit Amsterdam. Winter can be cold, but the queues to museums and galleries are considerably shorter. When you landed to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and you can take a direct train to Amsterdam Centraal Station. The journey time is approximately 15 minutes.
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