9 Reasons Why you Should Put Amsterdam on Your Bucket List

Amsterdam travel diary

Amsterdam, the Dutch capital city is one of the best cities in the whole world. It is the beautiful, gorgeous and extremely lively city. People who seek adventure would extremely love this city because of the adventurous activities in the petite and delightful locations. People may have the impression that the city is famous only for the red lights districts and the legalized marijuana menu but there is a lot more in this city to explore. As a popular quote says, that beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder and this is true in this context for Amsterdam. Here we are listing 9 reasons why Amsterdam must be on your bucket list for sure.

  1. THE GLIMPSE OF THE TIPSY COLOURFUL BUILDINGS

Amsterdam has the beautiful tipsy and the colourful buildings. These buildings are in different shapes and sizes and also in different colours. Walking on such streets with such buildings and lake on the other is a memorable and a serene experience. The buildings seem to be leaning and it is designed that way. The scene looks straight out of the story books.

  1. THE FUN AT THE MUSEUMS

I am sure not all people like museums. But when it comes to the museums of Amsterdam, one must visit them, at least once. There are lots of museums which you can explore and you can find some human mutations which are delightful to see. Also, there is one entire museum dedicated to cheese. How wonderful!

  1. PRETTY AND CUTE COFFEE SHOPS

I know just for visiting the coffee shops, you will not get to a new city. But Amsterdam is famous for lots of coffee shops which are utterly pretty. The cafés and the coffee houses do not serve marijuana but the coffee shops do and tourists flock to this place majorly for this reason. But the normal cafes and coffee shops are exotic and pretty. There are over 150 coffee shops in the city.

  1. THE CYCLING EXPERIENCE

The best part of Amsterdam is that it gives experience to the travelers and the tourists to explore the city on the bicycle. Not only the travelers but everyone cycles. You can more people in cycles rather than any other vehicle. It can also be called as the international capital for cycling. It is truly a wonderful experience to have in life.

  1. THE HOUSEBOAT CITY

Amsterdam is called the houseboat city. There are various homes that would seem floating. Basically, in the canal’s line, there are about 2500 floating homes. If you love to explore then you can also have a staycation in these houses if you are so much inclined towards them. It will be one of an adventurous experience for sure.

  1. ROW THE BOAT AND ENJOY

Apart from the cycle, other major parts of transportation include the boats. The ferries and the open air boats contribute to the best scenic rides in the entire city. There are bridges and the pools which make for the most beautiful parts of the city.

  1. THE ULTIMATE PARADISE OF THE ART LOVERS

Other than for the adventure seekers this place is also a paradise for the art lovers. One of the biggest museums of the city is dedicated to Van Gogh. He was born in this city and hence regards is given to him in this way. This museum is an ultimate place for the art lovers.

  1. THE FLOATING FLOWER MARKET

One of the best reasons to keep Amsterdam on your bucket list is that it is the only city in the world which has a floating flower market. There are a variety of flowers in various colors in several arrangements. This is a major attraction for the people in the city as well amongst the tourists.

  1. FARMER’S MARKET EVERYWHERE

Another major reason for Amsterdam being popular is the never-ending flea and the farmer’s market. There are about 12 flea markets in the outdoor area selling antique products from China. The city is really excited about this farmer’s market and the ever so famous cheese and waffles.

These were some of the reason why Amsterdam must be on your bucket list. If you love traveling and exploring then this one hell of a city should be on the priority of your travel goals.





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