Amsterdam is one of the top tourist attractions in Europe and is a very cosmopolitan city that is inviting, charming and compact. The compact nature of this city makes it easy to explore by boat, bike or foot. With over 100 canals throughout the capital it is very easy to get around by boat to enjoy the more quaint and appealing backdrop. The city is blessed with colorful markets to fine art museums to make sure there is something unique and existing to find in every corner.
Here are four of the popular places to explore on a trip to Amsterdam:
The city’s main park is called Vondelpark and is one of the few places in Amsterdam that provides the wide open green space. This park is rich in great features to explore such as a network of waterways and ponds that are home to plenty of birds, a great rose garden, and plenty of native and non-native plant life. Additionally, this park is rich in wildlife with many parakeets, squirrels, sheep and cows to admire. For the main tourist season during the summer there are also special theatrical performances and free concerts available that take place in a purpose-made