The Netherlands, which is also known as Holland, is one of the most picturesque European countries. Windmills, canals, tulips, villages are only some of the Netherlands beauties. Explore this amazing country and enjoy bicycle rides. Amsterdam is the largest city and the capital of the Netherlands.
One of the most historic museums in Amsterdam is the Rijksmuseum that founded in 1809 in order to house rare collection of paintings. There are 250 rooms, where plenty of famous paintings are exhibited. Here, you can also find many old books, manuscripts, traditional handicrafts and sculptures.
Visit Jordaan, which is a famous neighborhood of Amsterdam. Here, you will find the Anne Frank Museum and Woonboots Museum. The Anne Frank Museum is related with the Holocaust during WWII. Anne's family helps Jewish refugees to be hidden by Nazi. Also, Anne’s diary became an international bestseller when the war finished. Take a guide tour and learn more about Anne Frank's life.
Another must-see museum place is Van Gogh Museum. This museum is home to the popular collection of Van Gogh’s paintings. The most of the paintings were donated by Van Gogh’s brother, Theo.
In Dam Square, which is located in the Amsterdam’s center, the 17th-century Royal Palace has been built. In addition, here you can see the New Church, the Madame Tussauds Museum and the National Memorial Statue in memory of the Dutch soldiers, who died in WWII.
Visit Rembrandt House, where one of the most famous painters in the Netherlands spent twenty years of his life with his wife Saskia. There are guide tours if you want to learn more about Rembrandt’s life. Close to Rembrandt House Museum there is Zuiderkerk (South Church), which is constructed at the beginning of 1600. Here, you will find the graves of Rembrandt's children.
In addition, some of the most beautiful sightseeing places are the quiet Begijnhof with the old 14th-century Amsterdam’s houses and the Vondelpark Open Air Theater that includes more than seventy different types of rose. Finally, if you love nature, then Hortus Botanicus and Natura Artis Magistra are perfect places for you.
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