The Amstel, Amsterdam

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Water Body · Hidden Gem · Landmark
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Take advantage of great photo backdrops from one of Amsterdam's historic bridges, go for a stroll or a bike ride by the water, or have a coffee at a riverside cafe. No matter your choice, you'll never be too far away from The Amstel. The river is the soul of the city, and along with multiple canals, it greatly influences the city's layout and gives it its distinctive look and atmosphere. A dam on the river gave Amsterdam its name. Residents and visitors flock to the river these days for many different events, such as the annual Liberation Day concert, rowing races, and the Canal Parade. Take a boat tour for one of the most popular ways to experience the river. With our custom trip planner, Amsterdam attractions like The Amstel can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Much to do, but it is also just a lovely walk to enjoy and relax. The area has shops, eateries and a beautiful view! Enjoy your visit. 
    Much to do, but it is also just a lovely walk to enjoy and relax. The area has shops, eateries and a beautiful view! Enjoy your visit.  more »
  • This area can get very busy, as like the river, everything is bigger, like roads and bridges, brings more traffic, intern more noise, however, due to co-vid, it was considerably quieter, it is a very....  more
    This area can get very busy, as like the river, everything is bigger, like roads and bridges, brings more traffic, intern more noise, however, due to co-vid, it was considerably quieter, it is a very....  more »
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  • Ice slabs are on. Different picturesque snap of the river under a sunny sky.
  • Lovely

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