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Culture inAmsterdam

Looking for cultural activities? Amsterdam is a young city that is pleasantly surprising in terms of its open-mindedness to popular culture. Take your bike and explore the attractions of the Venice of the North.

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Cultural and tourist attractions in Amsterdam

Your favorite artist or your artist's favorite artist in pop, rock, electro house and hip hop have already come to express their talent in the temples of music in Amsterdam . For example, Nirvana and the local boy Martin Garrix in an intimate 1,750-seat venue like Paradiso, and Drake and Passenger in a 17,000-seat venue like Ziggo Dome. Amsterdam is a hub of music and painting. Dutch painters, among others Johannes Vermeer, Vincent van Gogh and Rembrandt, are historically anchored in the Dutch culture. The Museumplein illustrates this popular fervor of Dutch and foreign tourists who come to visit the Museumkwartier where the Rijksmuseum, the Stedelijk Museum and the Van Gogh Museum are located, as well as the annual festival Uitmarkt with a varied cultural offer (plays, cinema, hip-hop, etc).

Amsterdam, a culture like no other

Known for its open-mindedness (coffee shops and the Red Light District for example), Amsterdam benefits from young tourism in search of unique cultural experiences. This passion that we find as much in young visitors as older. Whether you are in the city centre or in more remote areas, the city of Amsterdam is richly served by GVB public transport. From Monday to Sunday, you have plenty to go around before midnight and after midnight until dawn to enjoy the festive atmosphere on the Rembrandtplein and Leidseplein. The nightlife is very lively as you can go out every day of the week to clubs with all kinds of music like Club Escape Amsterdam.

Festivals in Amsterdam

With over 300 festivals annually, Amsterdam is a tourist destination (like Brussels and Luxembourg-city) worth visiting for the variety of cultural events it offers with Dutch and international artists. Thanks to us, you explore the Dutch cultural offers in Amsterdam, such as the electronic music festival and the annual Amsterdam Dance Event, which will allow you, for example, to discover Dutch talents. The hip hop festival Oh My! Music Festival, the Red Light Jazz Festival, the classical music festival Klassiek op het Amstelveld, ... take advantage of these annual festivities in the European capital to party by booking a few days for a stay in the Dutch capital.

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