Canal cruising in Amsterdam

Let’s go to Amsterdam, the city of canals. A canal ride is definitely one of the best ways to get to know Amsterdam.

Canal cruising is a real tradition in Amsterdam which goes back to 17th century. The city built on 165 canals which are recognised as a UNESCO world heritage site.

I love cities surrounded with water and love activities on water so it was pretty clear I wouldn’t miss a canal boat trip to see Amsterdam from this perspective.

I took a hop on – hop off canal cruise with Canal Bus which has 3 lines and 16 stops and very convenient to go to many touristic sites and museums such as Van Gogh MuseumRijksmuseum and Anne Frank House.

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Tips

For more insights get Lonely Planet Travel Guide for Amsterdam.

For accommodation check Booking.comAgoda.com or airbnb.com.

Don’t forget to check my Packing List for useful travel gear.

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