There is no more progressive city than Amsterdam. It's definitely a bucket list item to visit this beautiful and interesting city and the Top Ten Things to Do in Amsterdam is the perfect guide to help you make the most out of your trip.
One of the first places to visit when you arrive is the Anne Frank house. Her story, told through the infamous diary she kept as a young girl hiding from Nazis during World War II, is riveting. Visiting the perfectly preserved house that displays her actual diary is a must do on your trip. This book tells you what you need to know about tickets and the best time of day to visit.
When locals want to escape the hustle and bustle of the city they head to Vondel Park, and so should you. There you will get a real taste of the laid-back culture that is Amsterdam, where most all vices are welcomed. Chug a beer, smoke a joint, cruise around the park on rented rollerblades, or go for a jog and soak it all in.
Did you know that, like Venice, Amsterdam has many canals? Booking a tour on them is the best way to see the city. They even have concerts aboard the boats! This handy audiobook will tell you when the free concerts are so you can save a buck or two and have more to spend at one of the lively and colorful markets that dot the city.
Finally, no trip to Amsterdam is complete without a visit to the infamous red light district where the "oldest profession in the world" has reached its highest level of sophistication. This is not a destination for the prudish or squeamish, but it's an experience worth having. There are some guidelines and rules you need to know before you visit this "interesting" part of the city, so make sure to bring The Top Ten Things to Do in Amsterdam with you on your trip.
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