The capital of the Netherlands, Amsterdam is located at the IJ and the beautiful River the Amstel. The combination of the historical atmosphere and the flair of a modern metropolis make the capital particularly popular.Amsterdam offers a variety of attractions such as the Rijksmuseum and the Royal Palace, the food center Halls and of course the idyllic canals. Moreover Amsterdam has the highest density of museums in the world and is home to several important works of art exhibited at the Van Gogh Museum, the Rijksmuseum and the Stedelijk Museum of modern art. Amsterdam city center is characterized by narrow streets, canal houses, cafes and boutiques that you invite all to linger. A cruise at the canals, which have recently been listed as an UNESCO heritage is impressive. Even with the bike you can explore the city because, as in many parts of the Netherlands, the bicycle is one of the most popular ways of transport. International Airport (Schiphol) and the excellent transport links ensure a direct and fast connection with other parts of the Netherlands, Europe and the rest of the world.