Amsterdam, capital of Netherlands, is just steps away from Haarlem. The seemingly endless canals that were dug out in the end of the 16th century are one of the most known landscapes in the Netherlands. Other major attractions are museums such as the Rijksmuseum, the Stedelijk Museum and the Van Gogh museum, the Anne Frank House, the Red Light district, the coffee shops and of course the big squares. Did you know that Amsterdam has the most nationalities in the world?
In Amsterdam there are many museums. The biggest lie on the Museumplein, these are the Van Gogh Museum, the Rijksmuseum and the Stedelijk Museum. Besides these major ones, there are several smaller ones scattered throughout the rest of the city. The Royal Tropical Museum, Amsterdam Museum, the Jewish Historical Museum, the Royal Palace on Dam Square, the Anne Frank House and Rembrandt House are examples of this. Besides these museums there is more cultural venues to find in Amsterdam. The Royal Theatre Carré, the De La Mar and the City Theatre are examples of well-known Amsterdam theaters. The grounds on which the Westergasfabriek was built, is also worth a visit. At the beginning of the 21st a new culture park arose, where nowadays numerous exhibitions, performances and festivities are organized.
Amsterdam has ten train station, of which Amsterdam Central Station is the largest and best known. From De Liede to Amsterdam Central there is a 15 minutes travel. In good weather it is fun visit Amsterdam by bike. The city is known for its good facilities for cyclists. In addition, almost 40% of all journeys by means of transport in Amsterdam are by bike. The distance from the campsite to the center of Amsterdam is about 20 kilometers.
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