Amsterdam, which is densely populated by the river, is also known as the "Venice of the North." Perhaps you still remember the junior high school history textbook's reputation for the Dutch sea locomotive who is good at sailing. Amsterdam was originally a small fishing village in the 12th century. Later, because of the development of maritime trade, it developed into a pivotal port and finance in Western Europe. center.
Amsterdam, now the safest and most open city in Europe, is still known for its historic canal network, and many Amsterdamers live on the river the boathouse is said to be the classic city One of the symbols.
The long boat on the all-glass viewing window is a pleasant one to drive slowly on the Amsterdam River in the early morning. The city's canal was certified as one of the World Cultural Heritage in 2010. Along the banks of the river, you can see buildings, sculptures and bridges that have been in existence for hundreds of years. The early riders of bicycles flashed across the shore. Occasionally, you can also see people who are carrying a dinghy with a briefcase to go to work - it seems that "drip boating" is entirely possible here.
As a Venice of the North, a glass boat tour of Amsterdam is the perfect way to experience the unique charm of Watertown. We took a glass boat to the National Museum. The captain at the helm was a cool and beautiful man with long hair. Take a boat tour to see these canals. Another perspective has a different feeling. ~
Amsterdam Canal Belt was built in 17 In the century, there are 160 river canals, which are 75 kilometers long. The famous canals include the Emperor Canal, the Prince Canal and the Gentlemen Canal. The bars, restaurants and gift shops along the canal are row upon row, and you can often meet other sightseeing cruises on the canal.
Cruises pass through the famous river course, lined with typical Dutch traditional residential buildings. Most of these canal-side houses were built in the middle of the 17th century. They are red brick buildings with elegant and elegant steps.
Amsterdam is a city on a canal, with several layers of canals that permanently change the look of the city and create a unique look for the city. Most of the Amsterdam canal system is the result of successful urban planning. At the beginning of the 17th century, at the peak of immigration, a comprehensive plan was also implemented, that is, four main concentric semi-circular canals were excavated at the same time. The Amsterdam Canal Belt is a work of art for urban construction and architectural design. Unique. Today, surrounded by canals, residential areas, parks, botanical gardens, nursing homes, theaters and other public facilities are formed. Rivers, boats, bridges, and reflections soften the lines of blunt buildings. Bicycles, flowers, coffee shops on the corner, and the Dutch who have the temperament of riding forward to make the city full of a clear temperament. Boat trips can be visited all year round, including a 1-hour sightseeing tour, a 4-hour candlelight dinner tour, and a 1- or 2-day ticket ride.
A small fishing village in the late 12th century built here, then due to the development of trade, Amsterdam in the Dutch Golden Age leapt into the world's most important port. At that time, the city is the centre of finance and diamonds. 19th and 20th centuries, the city expanded and many new neighborhoods suburb of form. It is now the fourth largest airport in Europe (the top three are London, Paris, Frankfurt). Amsterdam has many tourist attractions, including the historic network of canals, the Dutch National Museum, the Van Gogh museum, the Anne Frank House, Red Light District and many marijuana cafes. Each year about 4.2 million tourists to visit the area. The Netherlands is the current most significant city. Amsterdam, after the development process from a fishing village to a metropolis, has experienced glory and destruction. The Great War of baptism, to some extent, her history is a microcosm of Dutch history.