Amsterdam and its museums – a must visit!
Amsterdam is a diverse city with a rich history. It's one of Europe's most popular tourist destinations, and it's easy to see why. With breathtaking green spaces, a pedestrianized city center to explore, and countless world-class museums to visit, Amsterdam offers something new and exciting at every turn.
This magical city has developed a rich cultural heritage, represented in large part by its many museums. Guided tours of these places present collections rich in history whose value is immeasurable. For a romantic weekend, with friends or family, you will have a great time.
Here are the top must-see museums in Amsterdam:
The Rijksmuseum is the cultural heart of the country. You can admire the Rembrandt's works, Vermeer and other Dutch masters. But that's not all – the museum also includes a fabulous collection of furniture, murals as well as artifacts dating back to the Bronze Age. Don't miss the section devoted to ancient weapons fired by Dutch sailors over the centuries or the outdoor garden which offers stunning views of the surrounding countryside. It is a place full of history that you will have fun to discover !
The Van Gogh Museum
The Van Gogh Museum is a museum devoted entirely to work of Van Gogh and his family.
Hundreds of original works of art can be found here: paintings, letters, personal photos etc… The structure itself refers to an art nouveau style typical of modern Dutch architecture and offers a serene atmosphere conducive to artistic contemplation . This cultural treasure must not be missed!
The Anne Frank Museum
Le Anne Frank Museum in Amsterdam is one of the most important and most famous museums in the world. It is in the house where Anne lived and kept her diary during World War II. The museum presents the original house pieces and interactive exhibits about the experience of Anne and other Jews who tried to survive the Nazi occupation. Visitors can also explore the world around Anne through films, photos and excerpts from her writings. A trip to the Anne Frank Museum is a emotional occasion where people can learn about Anne, her family, their tragic individual stories and how they reflect the first stage in the Nazi regime's global expansion. It is a very powerful experience!
Are you looking for an unforgettable cultural weekend? Then Amsterdam is exactly the destination for you! To help you prepare for your stay, we have selected superb hotels for you in the very center of Amsterdam.
Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam
Located in the heart of Amsterdam, Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam is perfectly placed for all your visits. You can reach the capital's main points of interest, such as the Van Gogh Museum, PC Hooftstraat, the Anne Frank House and Amsterdam Central Station, in a few minutes on foot. Providing easy access to the whole city, trams stop at Dam Square.
The Leading Hotel of The World
Built on the remains of an ancient fortress, this 5-star hotel offers luxurious accommodation along the Amstel River in the heart of the city. Dam Square is less than 10 minutes away on foot. The flower market is only 200 meters away and Foam is 500 meters away. The nearby Spui tram stop provides easy access to Amsterdam Central Station and Museum Square.
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