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Amsterdam is one of the most enjoyable cities in Europe. Distinguished by its impressive architecture and the network of canals which the city was built around, it’s renowned for excellent shopping from markets to cutting-edge design stores, as well as world-class museums and art galleries.
Holidays in Amsterdam offer something for everyone, from groups of friends through to couples or families. One of the top attractions in Amsterdam is the Rijksmuseum, home to the *Masterpieces* collection, which includes Rembrandt’s famous *Night Watch*. At the nearby Van Gogh Museum, you can see celebrated paintings by the artist such as the famous *Sunflowers*. If you’re after history, the Anne Frank House offers a fascinating and poignant insight into the life of wartime diarist Anne Frank. The Jordaan district is one of the most attractive parts of the city, dotted with quirky shops and traditional cafes, and is a great place to escape from the bustle whilst on holiday in Amsterdam.
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One of the most exciting times to take a holiday to Amsterdam is on Kings’s Day — Willem Alexander — celebrated on 27th April. This is one of the most important celebrations in Netherlands every year.
There are a wide variety of restaurants to try whilst on holiday in Amsterdam, with a lot of Indonesian food on offer, reflecting Holland’s colonial past. Middle Eastern food is also popular, whilst no holiday to Amsterdam is complete until you’ve had some chips with mayonnaise and sampled local snacks like bitterballen and frikandel.
Amsterdam has a buzzing nightlife that stretches far beyond the streets of the famed Red Light District. Some of the best clubs include Nachttheater Sugar Factory, Melkweg and Studio 80. Hiring a pedal-boat is a brilliant way to see the city. If you’re brave enough, hiring a bicycle really is the best way to get around. Read easyJet holidays' guide to things to do in Amsterdam for more inspiration.
Whether you want to experience the city’s fascinating culture and history, spend a weekend partying, or just enjoy the relaxing charm of an old European city, holidays to the Netherlands are never dull. Book your hotel and flights together with easyJet holidays and experience all that Amsterdam has to offer for less.
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Trendy, laid back and captivating, Amsterdam is one of the coolest cities in Europe. With its gothic and art décor architecture it really is an impressive sight with so much to do and see. easyJet holidays have put together a useful outline of some of the top things to do and some of Amsterdam’s attractions that should not be missed.
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So whether it is the quirky atmosphere, magnificent art masterpieces or bustling nightlife that attracts you to this stylish city then easyJet holidays can help get you there. We have a variety of holiday deals to suit any budget. Enjoy a fantastic Amsterdam holiday at a great rate with easyJet holidays.