Amsterdam Berlitz Pocket Guide by Berlitz
The world's best-selling pocket guides have been fully revised and updated, featuring stunning new cover designs and freshly revised page layouts. This Berlitz Pocket Guide to Amsterdam provides all the information you need to enjoy this contemporary and vibrant city. Clear colour-coded sections enable you to locate the information you need easily and full colour fold-out maps provide instant orientation wherever you are. The most popular attractions are highlighted and include Rijks museum; the finest place to see Dutch art, Oude Kerk; the oldest church in the city, the Anne Frank House and Bloemenmarkt, the daily flower market whose stalls float on the canal.Boasting an impressive cultural contribution from the likes of Rembrandt and Van Gogh, Amsterdam justifiably homes a vast array of museums, all of which are explored within this guide, along with contact details and opening times. Entertainment and nightlife are also explored, including a night at the National Ballet and of course the infamous Red Light District. Shopping, daytime excursions and children's activities are detailed, as well as information on how to experience a cruise down one of Amsterdam's many canals. A calendar of events details festivals, concerts and commemorative dates, ensuring you don't miss out on some of Amsterdam's most exciting cultural events.An 'Eating Out' section provides information on local specialities and useful Dutch vocabulary for ordering food and drinks. Accommodation for all budgets is recommended, along with other practical travel tips. Beautiful colour photographs accompany the text throughout, making this guide a pleasure to read before, during and after your visit.