The stylish capital of the Netherlands is a beautiful destination with canals, superb gardens, eye-catching architecture and interesting culture.
Located in the Dutch province of North Holland, Amsterdam is the largest city in the country and over a million people call it home. Originally a sleepy fishing village, it has over the centuries grown immensely in prominence to become the cultural and financial capital of the Netherlands. The city has been a major center of World Diamond Trade since the Dutch Golden Age and the world headquarters of companies such as ING and Philips are based here. Amsterdam boasts several attractions such as Van Gogh Museum, Rijksmuseum, remarkable canals and superb architecture that attract over four million tourists every year. English is widely spoken and most residents are fluent in the language. Holidays to Amsterdam can be easily clubbed with holidays to Stockholm, Sweden. Also, being a port, you can find Cruises that have stop-overs at many port holiday destinations like Dominican Republic and La Palma.