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DK Eyewitness shuttle advisor: Amsterdam will lead you instantly to the simplest points of interest this nice urban has to supply, together with the Van Gogh Museum and the city's so much scenic canals. stopover at the city's most interesting artwork galleries, museums, and landmarks, and realize the flavors of Amsterdam — from neighborhood cheeses and clean fish to comfortable cafés and connoisseur eating places. You'll locate actions and itineraries to slot all tastes and budgets during this absolutely up to date consultant.

The pull-out urban map, basically marked with attractions from the guidebook, comprises distinctive road perspectives of the entire key components. Transportation maps assist you navigate public transportation, with info on how top to get round the urban. There's even a chart exhibiting the strolling distances among significant attractions and attractions.

What's new in DK Eyewitness go back and forth Guides:

• New itineraries in response to size of remain, nearby locations, and themes.
• Brand-new lodge and eating places listings together with DK's selection recommendations.
• eating place destinations plotted on redrawn region maps and indexed with sights.
• Redesigned and refreshed interiors make the publications even more uncomplicated to read.

With thousands of full-color photos, hand-drawn illustrations, and customized maps that brighten each web page, DK Eyewitness commute consultant: Amsterdam really indicates you this urban as not anyone else can.

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After Christmas, the talk of the town is whether or not it will be cold enough for the city authorities to permit skating on the city’s canals. If the green light is given – which is rare – whole neighbourhoods turn out to skate under the stars. December Sinterklaasavond (5 Dec). The traditional Dutch gift-giving day when Sinterklaas and his Moorish helpers visit Dutch children to leave a sack of presents. Friends give poems caricaturing each other. Amsterdammers ice skating on the Prinsengracht Christmas Day (25 Dec).

Innovative Amsterdam School architecture is found to the south of the city. HP Berlage, PL Kramer and Michel de Klerk collaborated on De Dageraad (see p153) and were largely responsible for the Nieuw Zuid (p156). Much of this was built in the run up to the 1928 Olympics; it boasts spectacular housing developments and civic buildings. Amsterdamse Bos In 1930, as part of a jobcreation scheme, 5,000 unemployed Dutch citizens were drafted in to help develop a woodland and leisure area to the southwest of the city.

Tel 626 4427. In de Wildeman Kolksteeg 3. Map 7 C1. Tel 638 2348. De Jaren Nieuwe Doelenstraat 20. Map 7 C4. Tel 625 5771. De Kroon Rembrandtplein 17. Map 7 C5. Tel 625 2011. De Tuin 2e Tuindwarsstraat 13 (near Anjeliersstraat). Map 1 B3. Tel 624 4559. Van Puffelen Prinsengracht 377. Map 1 B5. Tel 624 6270. 52  INTRODUCING AMSTERDAM AMSTERDAM THROUGH THE YEAR Although there is no guarantee of good weather in Amsterdam, the cosmopolitan ambience of this 700-year-old city and the congeniality of the Dutch make it an appealing place to visit whatever time of year you go.

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