Amsterdam is the official capital of the Netherlands. The city is located between The IJ, to the north and the Amstel River, to the southwest. Founded in the 12th Century, as a small fishermen's village. However, it's nowadays the largest city in the country and a very important economic and cultural center of an international projection. The historic center of the city was built in the 17th Century and today is one of the largest in Europe.
The magic city of Amsterdam combines extent channels and many bridges with the original architecture of the 16th and 17th Century. There are over 1000 bridges and 75 km of canals! Enjoy a boat ride and discover the secrets of the city that made water a very valuable resource.
You can also ride a bike, which is the most used mean of transport in the city. If you are an art fan, you cannot miss the famous masterpieces of artists like Rembrandt and Van Gogh in the museums of the Dutch city.