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10 Things I Regret Not Seeing In Amsterdam

Amsterdam is one of the most electric cities in the world, and although I have traveled to Holland twice in my life there are a few things that I didn’t do/see that I regret.

1. Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam

Hortus Botanicus is one of the oldesr botanical gardens in existence today with a beautiful hexagonal pavillion.

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2. Jordaan District

The Hip & happening part of Amsterdam (can you get anymore hip?) Jordaan the home to café’s, boutiques and vintage warehouses in beautiful 17th century architecture.
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3. De Pijp

De Pijp is the home for one of Amsterdam’s famous street Market, The Albert Cuyp. De Pijp is full of 19th Century Architecture and is located only 1 mile south of the city centre.

 

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4. Skybar

The Skybar is not only is a hotel rooftop bar but it has the best view in the while of Amsterdam. The bar serves small bites to eat and full meals. And a large variety of alcohol.

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 5. Floating flower market

Bloemenmarkt is the only floating market in the world, basically flowers are sold from stalls on house boats.

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6. Picnic in vondelpark

Vondelpark is situated near Rijksmuseum which is near central Amsterdam, and is filled with open air museums, ponds and playgrounds. I visited Vondelpark the last time I visited Amsterdam but it was winter and sitting in -2 degrees is not ideal. 

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7. Visit a beach

Amsterdam is famous for its canals but if you take a 30 minute train journey from the city center you will come to a beach called Zandvoort which borders the North Sea.
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8. Plan a day trip to Zaanse Schans

Zaanse Schans is a Dutch neighborhood in the town on Zaandam which is in North Holland. Green wooden houses and historic windmills were relocated here to recreate the look of an 18th century village.

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9. The Hash, Marijuana and Hemp museum

The name of this museum kind of explains itself but the museum aims to teach people how helpful Hash, Marijuana and Hemp was in past civilization. There is also an indoor cannabis garden located in the museum.

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10. Anne Frank House 

The Anne Frank House is probably the most famous tourist attraction there is in Amsterdam. You will have the experience of seeing Anne Frank’s actual diary, a reconstruction of her bedroom and annex.
 
 

Have anyone been to any of these locations? if not, send any tips this way!
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