“Sloterplas? Is that even inside the ring?”. Well, no, in fact it is located at an excruciating distance of thirty minutes bike-ride from the city center, therefore only the bravest of Amsterdammers managed to ever make it there. The reward for these pioneers was of no small-scale: a big lake in the middle of nature which serves as an urban beach as well – a space free of crowds and tourists -; super tasty turkish and surinamese food at the shopping area nearby – at more affordable prices than in the center -; and last but not the least, De Meervaart Theater.Read More…
My goal with Amsterdive is not to extensively cover the city but rather selecting and highlighting the places i find unique.
These are suggestions of walking routes for key monuments and areas in Amsterdam. I ignore some typically tourist-attractions which i don’t think add to the experience of the city, although the Red Light District is included, for instance.