Sunday, May 24, 2009

hotel amsterdam

7:58 AM

Amsterdam is the capital of the Netherlands, the largest and second largest port city. A population of about 730,000. Here only the early Middle Ages is a fishing village, the city built in 1926. 12-15 century carried out by the East has become an important trade port. The 17th century the Netherlands was once the colonial rule the roost at sea, where the two Dutch colonial Dutch East India Company and a base for Indian companies荷兰西. After the 18th century, economic depression, the development of near-stagnation. The beginning of the 19th century became the capital of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, but only the location of the palace, the central government are still based in The Hague, which is the capital of the world, it is unique. Here are the Netherlands, industry, finance, trade, tourism and cultural arts center. Shipbuilding, aircraft manufacturing, chemical industry, electronics industry is very famous. In addition, processing the world famous diamond, the diamond industry the world's total output accounted for 80%. The forefront of finance and banking position in Europe, Amsterdam Stock Exchange is one of Europe's largest exchanges. The Netherlands, about one-quarter of the land below sea level, Amsterdam is a lying 1-5 m below sea level "Underwater City", the city covered river, the "Northern Venice" of. Before the entire city to the houses are wood-based fighting, urban as in numerous wood frame above.

Tourist attractions:

Amsterdam is Shuicheng enjoy the flavor Shuicheng must take the boat tour of Amsterdam. Canal boat cruise to the one-hour trip during the day is more appropriate. From Amsterdam Central Station before the boat tour of each route every 15-30 minutes intervals. Often can be found on board when you are walking in the streets by the end of the notice that the scenery. Museum, the Museum of boat very easy to use. Tour route in the city's major museums, ready to ship from top to bottom. Strength of their confidence in visitors may wish to try the canal boat tour. Amsterdam night along the canal and bridge lights will be lit, full of romantic atmosphere.

Around the canals of Amsterdam is surrounded by small boats may wish to rent boats or take boat trips to visit a back. If you would like flavor, can also be dam Amsterdam Avenue as a center starting point, one by one along the dam road to visit the Imperial Palace, the new church, national monuments, and Ms. Du Sha Wax. You can also choose Prins Hendrikkade in the streets of "Tower of Tears" as the beginning of old city tour, follow the river according to sequential阿姆斯格林visit museums, old churches. The old church as the center to the north-south extension of the famous strip is the "red-light district", when华灯初上, is full of red-light district in an endless stream of people, the more the more crazy night.

Of course, you can not miss "and the master of an inter-temporal and spatial dialogue" the opportunity to Van Gogh, Rembrandt, Hals across the barriers of time and space to journey times of Fine Arts. Amsterdam Art Gallery and Museum has more than 60 blocks. More representative of which are concentrated in the Museum Plaza. Including the collection of Rembrandt's "夜警" and Vermeer and other painters of the 17th century works Netherlands National Museum, as well as works of Van Gogh collection in the world of National Van Gogh Museum, as well as collection of Gauguin, BI Picasso and other works of the impressionist painter of the City Museum. In addition, the Museum Plaza, not to be missed is the enjoyment of classical music hall known as the National Concert Hall. Amsterdam, here is the base of the State Philharmonic Orchestra, completed in 1888. The golden harp to the roof of the white building as a marker. Its excellent acoustics, ranked third in the world. Fares are very low, anyone can easily get to enjoy classical music. Every Wednesday at noon to enjoy a free lunch can also be concerts, may be easy to listen to something.

Tired also to小歇nearby cafe and enjoy a leisurely style of the Netherlands. Dome in the center of the square as the center of the city's most crowded places, not far from the world famous red light district.

"Red-light district" as the name implies is weathering Amsterdam Area, located in the old city from the West瓦摩to new markets and between the East India Museum area.

A small section of roadway is full of a variety of characterization of sexual culture, exposed to wear the "window girls" in their window to make a living within搔首弄姿, fun store with all kinds of commodities to cover up the display in the streets, these lanes in always filled with a bizarre moment of the atmosphere, come here to satisfy curiosity, but also careful attention to their own personal safety and property.

City Overview amsterdam

7:54 AM


Hoseo Overijssel is located in the south bank of Amsterdam, Amstel River from flowing through the city, so that the city becomes the European melting pot of inland water transport.
Amsterdam is a strange city. The city more than 160 large and small waterways, from more than 1,000 bridges connected. Roaming the city, bridges staggered, vertical and horizontal canals. Bird's-eye view from the air, shimmering like satin, like spider web. The city lying below sea level 1-5 m, is called "North Venice." As a result of a small but densely populated, the river park has nearly 20,000 "houseboat." The past, almost all city buildings and asphalt coating of the wood hit the base, to prevent subsidence. The foundations of the palace used wood 13659.
"Dan" in Dutch is the meaning of the dam. The dam is built to enable the Dutch 700 years ago, a fishing village to become an international metropolis today. End of the 16th century, Amsterdam has become an important port and trade city, and in the 17th century became the world's financial, trade and cultural center. In 1806, the capital of the Netherlands will move to Amsterdam, but the royal family, the Parliament, the Prime Minister's Office, the central ministries and diplomatic missions remain in The Hague.
Amsterdam, the Netherlands's largest industrial city and economic center, with more than 7700 industrial enterprises, industrial diamonds of the world's total output accounted for 80%. In addition, Amsterdam has the world's oldest stock exchange.
Amsterdam is the Netherlands second-largest container port. The full realization of the modernization of the port. Hong Kong is well developed both inside and outside transport.
Flowers is an important export commodity Netherlands. Located in the southern suburbs of Amsterdam Asmer West Flower Market is the world's largest flower market, flowers are sold in more than 100 countries.
Amsterdam Habitat water, water into the city, the people of water-dependent, King from heaven. Amsterdam's unique landscape so very well-developed tourism industry.
Amsterdam is the European city of culture and arts. There are 40 museums throughout the city. National Museum collection there are more than 100 million pieces of art, including the world famous Rembrandt, Hals and Vermeer masters Seoul. City Museum of Modern Art and the Van Gogh Museum collection of 17th century in the Netherlands is famous for works of art, Van Gogh died two days before the completion of the "crow's wheat" and "eat potato farmer" on display here.
In 1994, became sister cities of Amsterdam and Beijing. Amsterdam, the golden age of many of the original reservation, almost a living museum. Interwoven beautiful canal "water" scenery, numerous museums include the Netherlands, all well-known artist's works. Classical music hall - music hall performances are not to be missed.
Amsterdam looks very old and smell. All three-and four-storey building was a small blue, green and carefully decorated with red, cute as a general holiday. These toys doors of buildings in general, are so small, only allow a person may enter. There is a strange place the ancient laws, the greater the door to pay more tax, but people had no choice but to do so the door as far as possible, but doing a lot of windows, furniture from what was being lifted out of the window. All the small buildings at the top, there are a number of iron sticking out of the son, lifting a fixed rope used items.
Crowded waterways of the streets will be one of these lovely piece of land separated, flocks of sea gulls in the water and the floor, dancing room, bullying, feeding the ducks in the water, north of Venice仿若.