Amsterdam is one of the most admired tourist destinations in the world with millions of tourists visiting the city every year. From the fine art museums to the colorful flower markets, there is more than enough the city has to offer. Though people tend to explore the most famous spots, you can try adding the list of places given below to have a different and still good experience during your Amsterdam tours.
Amsterdamse Bos is the best place to escape from the crowded and busy Amsterdam city. This place has a wonderful and calm ambiance; you can chill out at the lake here or camp overnight. Isn’t it interesting to hear that there are around 250 events held in this forest throughout the year?
The Droog is a flagship store stocked not only with stylish homeware, but also with clothing and beauty sections. This shop has a collection of attires from different designers and is known widely for its clean and sleek design with a dry witty edge.
The Little Woodcutter
If you happen to be in the Leideseboje Park, look around carefully to see the small bronze statue of a woodcutter hidden in a tree. This woodcutter statue is only 50cm tall and it is always a popular find on treasure hunts. After 28 years on site, the branch it stands on has started enveloping the bronze figure.
The Python Bridge, which is located in the Azartplein district, is a bridge that extends 90 meters across the water and connects the two peninsulas of Sporenburg and Borneo. The bridge looks very attractive due to its red color and snake-like aesthetic, and is a must-see attraction during Amsterdam tours.
Pianola museum is the best place to visit for all the piano lovers. Here, you can see around fifty mechanical pianos and 20,000 punched rolls of music. Pianolas were playable with hands as well as by reproducing music using paper rolls having punched holes for every note.
The Cuypers Library located in the Rijksmuseum is the oldest and the largest art history library in the Netherlands. Though streams of the tourists walk through this museum, only a few of them step into the reading room. The shelves are stocked with manuscripts, and that means it is the best place for history lovers.
The Tuschinki Theater is a typical movie house, but the charm of this theater lies in the architecture of its building. The exteriors, as well as the interiors, are a spectacular mix of Art Nouveau and Art Deco styles. This theater opened in the year 1921 and there is a stage for live performances and a Wurlitzer organ as well.