Tuesday, February 22, 2011

my dream place.. ^__^

Hello Guys! we meet again ! today, i would like to share with you a place that i've keep dreamed of. It is a pretty down-to-earth sort of place. This place is called AMSTERDAM. It is the capital of the NETHERLANDS with impressive architecture, lovely canals that criss cross the city, great shopping and others. Moreover, it is the biggest city and the cultural and creative center of the NETHERLANDS.

Above is where AMSTERDAM is located

as you can see, this is a part of Europe countries. Amsterdam was a state, whereas it a city in Holland. Holland on the other hand is a different name by Netherlands. Not only Netherlands that have a different name, Germany also have a name that called Deutschland.
There is something for every traveler's taste here, whether we prefer culture and history or just relaxing charm of an European city. Amsterdam has one of the largest history city center in Europe. The inner part of the city center called Old Center. The older streets are Warmoesstraat and the Zeedijk located in the Nieuwmarkt.

Beside that, Grachtengordel (Canal Ring) is one of Amsterdam's prettiest areas to wander through. In 17th century, the Canal Ring became a very wealthy place. Famous merchants, extremely wealthy bankers and other very wealthy business owners built their magnificent homes here. It's also offers shopping, dining, museums, and many other attraction. This area located where all three canals intersect with Nieuwe Spiegelstraat.
There are :- 

The Princes’ Canal (Prinsengracht)
The Emporer’s Canal (Keizersgracht)
The Gentlemen’s Canal (Herengracht)
In Amsterdam also, there has over 50 museums, which attract millions of visitors every year. The Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum and Anne Frank House are the most popular choices.

Rijksmuseum  dedicated to arts and crafts, as well as history. The museum houses an extensive collection of paintings from Denmark’s Golden Age, as well as an impressive collection of Asian art.
Van Gogh Museum features the paintings of Dutch artist Vincent van Gog.
Anne Frank House is a museum with a story. It's situated in the center of Amsterdam and holds the hiding place where Anne Frank wrote her famous diary during World War II.
For those who like shopping , There is the biggest Amsterdam department store called De Bijenkorf. It's an inspiring trend-setting and dynamic store at Dam Square. De Bijenkorf is the multibrandstore of the Netherlands with international brands such as Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Hermes, Ferragamo, Burberry, Hugo Boss, Apple, Nespresso, Chanel and MAC cosmetics. so, lets shopping! Shopping is the best therapy right?

Last but not least, i will leave you with some of prettiest view in AMSTERDAM. enjoy it !

Tulips at Famous Keukenhof Spring Garden 

p/s : i hope i can visit AMSTERDAM one day ! =)


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