Where Is Amsterdam.
Many people ask where is Amsterdam? And it’s a good question if you’re NOT familiar with the European Continent. That’s exactly where Amsterdam is, in Europe. it is the capital of the Netherlands (Holland). On the Western side. Amsterdam plays host to many historic and heritage sites in Europe.
There is a lot more information about Amsterdam, where it is and what you can discover there on our main Amsterdam Page. This page focuses more on the fun and recreation side of the Country.
Shopping In Amsterdam.
For wonderful treasures, art and collectables, the Rijksmuseum-Keizersgracht, is perfect for starting your own antique collection. You will find over 60 antique dealers and shops set up in The Neuse Spiegelstraat, which runs between the Rijksmuseum and Keizersgracht. It has a history that dates back to the 17th Century. Specialist dealers often have Egyptian antiquities that are as old as 6,000 years old. You will also fine antique Chinese porcelain and Modern art.
For an upscale shopping experience, you might try the famous chain stores of De Bijenkorf. Located in Dam Square, Amsterdam is where you will find the flag ship store. De Bijenkorf department stores are huge and boost floor space of more than 15,000 square meters.
Maison de Bonneterie, is another chain of department stores, located in Kalverstraat, Amsterdam. With other branches in The Hague, South Holland, Netherlands. Heemstede, and Laren both north Holland, Netherlands. Like all department stores around the world, you can buy anything from designer clothing, fancy perfumes, to toys and kitchen ware.
Amsterdam is a very culturally diverse city with many restaurants, clubs, cafes and bars to choose from. Rembrandt Square, (named after Rembrandt), is in central Amsterdam. It has many hotels, clubs and terrace cafes. A fabulous statue of Rembrandt stands proudly erect in the center of the square. The Leidseplein part of the canal district in Amsterdam is a very busy area. It has many night life activities to enjoy. Including the added bonus of an outdoor ice rink during the months of November and December
Holland Casino Amsterdam – Max Euweplein, 62 Amsterdam, Inner City South.
If you like a bit of a flutter, and want to try your luck at a little playful gambling. This international casino will be your kind of place. At the Jackpot Club, or The main room, you can enjoy a fantastic meal in the Vondelrestaurant or the Brasserie, or have drinks at one of four international bars. The dress code is very strict: no caps, jeans or sneakers. Minimum entry age is 18 years old.
Opens: Mon – Sun 1:30pm – 3:00am. Admission: is 4 Euros; discounts can be arranged made for large groups of 10 – 12 people.
You can find out about City Breaks and Short Stay Holidays to Amsterdam.