Amsterdam, the Netherlands | Photo Essay
Amsterdam, capital of the Netherlands and centre of the Dutch Golden Age. With more than 800 years of history, Amsterdam is rich with fascinating sights. From ancient churches to magnificent museums, secret courtyards to quaint cobbled streets, and its world-famous canals. The city is best known for its luxurious canal houses and charming gabled facades, but the city offers a wide range of contemporary architectural treasures as well. From windmills and drawbridges to the Amsterdam School and cutting-edge modern design, such as the A’DAM Tower and EYE Museum.