DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Amsterdam, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1465426957
  • ISBN-13: 9781465426956
  • DDC: 914.923
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 308 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released December 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Amsterdam will lead you straight to the best attractions this great city has to offer, including the Van Gogh Museum and the city's most scenic canals. Visit the city's finest art galleries, museums, and landmarks, and discover the flavors of Amsterdam-from local cheeses and fresh fish to cozy caf├ęs and gourmet restaurants. You'll find activities and itineraries to fit all tastes and budgets in this fully updated guide. The pull-out city map, clearly marked with sights from the guidebook, includes detailed street views of all the key areas. Transportation maps help you navigate public transportation, with information on how best to get around the city. There's even a chart showing the walking distances between major sights and attractions. With hundreds of full-color photographs, hand-drawn illustrations, and custom maps that brighten every page, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Amsterdam truly shows you this city as no one else can.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
How to Use this Guide.
1: Introducing Amsterdam.
2: Great Days in Amsterdam.
3: Putting Amsterdam on the Map.
4: Greater Amsterdam.
5: Central Amsterdam.
6: The History of Amsterdam.
7: The Origins of Amsterdam.
8: Medieval Amsterdam.
9: The Age of Intolerance.
10: The Golden Age of Amsterdam.
11: The Golden Age Overseas.
12: The Age of Consolidation.
13: The Age of Industrialization.
14: Amsterdam at War.
15: Amsterdam Today.
16: Amsterdam at a Glance.
17: Amsterdam’s Best: Museums.
18: Amsterdam’s Best: Canals and Waterways.
19: Amsterdam’s Best: Cafés and Bars.
20: Amsterdam Through the Year.
21: Amsterdam Area by Area.
22: Oude Zijde.
23: Nieuwe Zijde.
24: Western Canal Ring.
25: A Canal Walk and Guide to Architecture.
26: Dam Square to Herengracht 487.
27: Central Canal Ring.
28: Eastern Canal Ring.
29: Museum Quarter.
30: Plantage.
31: Further Afield.
32: Two Guided Walks.
33: A Walk Around the Jordaan and Western Islands.
34: A Two-Hour Walk Along the Historic Waterfront.
35: Beyond Amsterdam.
36: Beyond Amsterdam.
37: Travellers’ Needs.
38: Where to Stay.
39: Where to Stay.
40: Where to Eat and Drink.
41: Where to Eat and Drink.
42: Light Meals and Snacks.
43: Shops and Markets.
44: What to Buy in Amsterdam.
45: Where to Shop in Amsterdam.
46: Entertainment in Amsterdam.
47: Theatre, Dance and Film.
48: Classical Music and Opera.
49: Pop, Rock and Nightclubs.
50: Children’s Amsterdam.
51: Survival Guide.
52: Practical Information.
53: Personal Security and Health.
54: Banking and Currency.
55: Communications and Media.
56: Getting to Amsterdam.
57: Getting Around Amsterdam.
58: Using Public Transport.
59: Getting Around by Bicycle.
60: Getting Around on the Canal.
61: Street Finder.
General Index.
Phrase Book.