The Amstel, Amsterdam

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#2 of 11 in Nature in Amsterdam
Take advantage of great photo backdrops from one of Amsterdam's historic bridges, go for a stroll or a bike ride by the water, or have a coffee at a riverside cafe. No matter your choice, you'll never be too far away from The Amstel. The river is the soul of the city, and along with multiple canals, it greatly influences the city's layout and gives it its distinctive look and atmosphere. A dam on the river gave Amsterdam its name. Residents and visitors flock to the river these days for many different events, such as the annual Liberation Day concert, rowing races, and the Canal Parade. Take a boat tour for one of the most popular ways to experience the river. With our custom trip planner, Amsterdam attractions like The Amstel can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • The entire CBD of Amsterdam are with this special style of architectures. Simply stunning and we just love it. Actually we took the cruise and passed by The Amstel. Cruising around Amsterdam in the...  more »
  • Beautiful area for walks/jogs/riverside conversations. Highly recommended for when you need a little respite in the busy city  more »

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