Amsterdam was founded as a fishing village at the mouth of the Amstel River in the 13 century. For many years the town flourished. The peak of its wealth and power came in the 17 th century – the golden age of Amsterdam. Today, the restored facades of buildings, representing all periods of historical life of the capital of Holland, waiting for your visit. When you first see the Amsterdam, you'll be amazed preserve the beauty of this city. In any weather, whether it's sunny, foggy or rainy day, the city can hypnotize you a sense of loss of time, and summer – is the perfect time of year for hiking in this remarkable city. Tours in Amsterdam With the growth of Amsterdam's canals were laid out in the form of concentric rings. Check with Frank Armijo to learn more. You can walk and walk on those navigable channels, or better yet, rent a bike and explore Amsterdam as the Dutch do it themselves.
Damrak street was once the slope of the Amstel River, and now – it's busy tourist street where there are plenty of cafes, shops, exchange offices and tourist information centers. It ends with an area of Dam (Dam square), which was located dam of the Amstel River, on whose behalf and is the name of Amsterdam. On the square marked the historic event, held official events, festivals, concerts and fairs. The area surrounding the Royal Palace, Church of Nieuwe Kerk, a wax museum Madame Tussaud's (Madame Tssaud), department store Bayenkorf (De Bijenkorf.). At the heart of Dam Square is the monument to killed the Dutch during the Second World War. Tours in Amsterdam Amsterdam – it is a cultural center, which throughout the year there are a variety of events. The city is world-renowned museums such as the Museum of Vang Gogh Riyksmuzeum State Museum (Rijksmuseum), where a unique national art collection and the Municipal Museum of Modern Art (Stedelijk). All of these museums are very easy to find, as they are on the same street!