Eyewitness Travel Guide to Amsterdam
Author: Robin Pascoe
The guide that shows you what other travel books only tell you!
One of Europe’s most picturesque cities is vividly captured in more than 600 full-color photographs, street-by-street maps, and 3-D aerial illustrations in DK’s Eyewitness Travel Guide: Amsterdam. A city of canals and waterways, Amsterdam is rich in culture and history, the home of many numerous sights including Joods Historisch Museum, the Van Gogh Museum, the Gothic structure Oude Kerk, and the famous red-light district. A panoramic canal walk leads you around the rings of canals and offers a special foldout with precise directional illustrations that spotlight the opulent townhouses lining the canals and their unique architectural style. Beyond Amsterdam, the guide covers the cities of Rotterdam, Den Haag, Haarlem, and Bloombollenstreek with photos of the regions many varieties of tulips, daffodils, and hyacinths. Amsterdam’s history, art, and culture of its people are captured in this comprehensive reference to the Netherlands’ largest city.