With a fascinating history, a thriving cultural scene and a very laid back atmosphere, Amsterdam makes a great holiday destination any time of the year. And what better way to experience this city than living like a local in one of the many Amsterdam apartment rentals on offer?
Amsterdam’s origins started in the late 12th Century when residents living near the River Amstel decided to create of bridge to stop flooding which meant that City could begin trade with the rest of the world. The 17th century was regarded as a golden age when ships began to sail as far as Brazil and Africa. It is during the Dutch Golden Age that the famous painters Rembrandt and Johannes Vermeer infused new life into portraiture and genre paintings. When visiting Amsterdam do not leave without spending a few hours in the museum quarter where there are also many Amsterdam vacation apartments to choose from:
The Museum Quarter
Today Amsterdam is home to some of the most magnificent exhibitions world. The museum quarter is where you will find the Van Gogh museum
which is home to over 200 original paintings. The Anne Frank museum
offer visitors the chance to see for themselves where this world-famous young girl went into hiding during the second world war.
The museum quarter is an obvious place for you to choose your Amsterdam accommodation as there is much to culture and information to take in outside your door. You are literally surrounded by original paintings, great shops and top class restaurants. The things you will see and learn in the Museum quarter will stay with you for a lifetime.
Staying in Amsterdam Centre Dam
The Centre Dam area
offers a wide array of Amsterdam apartment rentals giving you access to the wonders and delights of this enchanting City centre. By staying here you are very close to the Central train station as well as the Amsterdam RAI Conference Centre
if you are here on business. Again, this is also an excellent location to hit the shopping malls. You’ll be pleased to hear that most shops in the centre are open until 9pm.
The quaint Jordaan district
No visit to Amsterdam would be complete without a visit to the Jordaan area. The canals that run through this district add to its charm and romance and for those wishing to experience and see a very grown up version of this city, what better place to rent an Amsterdam apartment than in the Jordaan. It is very central has excellent transport links and also has bars and café’s everywhere.