Amsterdam is the ' capital and financial, cultural and creative centre with more than 850,000 inhabitants. Amsterdam is known for the canals that criss-cross the city, its impressive architecture and more than 1,500 bridges.
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The is the medieval heart of Amsterdam. It is where most foreign visitors arrive and leave, and has a lot of the city's prime attractions. Photo: Swimmerguy269, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is one of Amsterdam's seven boroughs. It is an affluent area and a popular place among foreign visitors. Photo: Rembrandt, Public domain.

The is the famous 17th-century district surrounding the of Amsterdam. Photo: Massimo Catarinella, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a borough of Amsterdam. It lies between the Amstel River in the west and the IJ in the east. Photo: Jan1959, CC BY 3.0.

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De Wallen or De Walletjes is the largest and best known in Amsterdam. Photo: Rungbachduong, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Museum is a historic house and art museum in Amsterdam in the . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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The is a Reformed church within Dutch Protestant Calvinism in central Amsterdam, .

The Nieuwe Kerk is a 15th-century church in Amsterdam located on , next to the Royal Palace. Photo: Diego Delso, CC BY-SA 4.0.


, often colloquially referred to as the Bijlmer, is a borough of Amsterdam. Photo: Janericloebe, Public domain.

While often overlooked by foreign visitors, locals know that the west of Amsterdam has a lot to offer visitors. Photo: Arch, Public domain.

The is a district in the centre of Amsterdam. Photo: Globe-trotter, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the borough of Amsterdam north of the IJ. It is residential district, and with about 86,000 inhabitants, it has the size of a medium-sized city. Photo: Jos van Zetten, CC BY 2.0.

is a leafy neighbourhood in the centre of Amsterdam. Photo: Zxempire, CC BY-SA 3.0 nl.

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is a region within in the . Photo: Massimo Catarinella, CC BY 3.0.

The is a rapidly developing business district in the city of Amsterdam in the . is situated 4 km south of Amsterdam. Photo: Massimo Catarinella, CC BY 3.0.

is a district in Amsterdam, . is situated 2½ km west of Amsterdam. Photo: Ilonamay, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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