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Amsterdam’s preserved Golden Age city center is teeming with picturesque canals, arched bridges, cobblestone streets, and centuries-old gabled houses, making it one of the world’s most beautiful capitals.
Packed into just three square miles are some 8,000 landmark buildings, from magnificent 17th and 18th-century canal-side mansions to medieval-era churches, glorious monuments like the Royal Palace, and world-class museums where scores of Rembrandts, Van Goghs, and Mondrians can be seen in a single day.
Featured alongside such rich sites are impressive hotels. Having lived in Amsterdam and after writing a guidebook read more ⇒