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First time in Amsterdam

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First time in Amsterdam

Hi, me and my partner are coming to Amsterdam in late Sept and we will be spending 4 days there. I have checked out the 30 top rated spots and I find most of the picks are canals, a few parks and of course the famous RLD. I'm not a big fan of museum. Just wanna know if I missed out anything? I couldn't imagine myself strolling or cruising from one canal to another for 4 days... Appreciate your suggestions. Thanks

Amsterdam, The...
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1. Re: First time in Amsterdam

So what was your reason for booking to go to Amsterdam in the first place? Just curious.

Maryland
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2. Re: First time in Amsterdam

tripadvisor.com/Travel-g188590-s409/Amsterda…

Not sure what list you saw.

The canals are wonderful. One of the best things about amsterdam. But they do not tend to be a tourist destination in their own right. OK a canal cruise.

You will be walking around and over canals all the time in the center.

Look at the link above. That is our list of things to do.

Based on your own interests you may get other good suggests as well.

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Coffeeshops

Brown Pubs/Cafes

One of the Best Foodie Cities in the World

Street Markets

Clubs/Music Venues

Free Concerts

Windmills

LGBT Friendly

Amsterdam, The...
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Well if you get bored of Amsterdam that fast (chances of which are minimal) you can always go and explore small towns nearby or other cities.

Cecilia

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Kuala Lumpur...
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5. Re: First time in Amsterdam

Hi Ronaldo, it was an instinctive decision when I bought the ticket to come here.

Thanks John for the link.

Thanks Davis, can I have more info about the Street Markets & Windmills? What is a LGBT Friendly?

Edited: 12:39 am, September 05, 2013
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Lesbian, Gay, B-not sure what the B is, Transexual...if you are hetero they treat you ok too

Amsterdam, The...
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B is for Bisexual !!

Amsterdam, The...
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8. Re: First time in Amsterdam

<more info about the Street Markets & Windmills?>

iamsterdam.com/en-GB/…amsterdam-markets

iamsterdam.com/en-GB/…windmills

Everything you need to know about visiting Amsterdam: http://www.iamsterdam.com

And even people who are not fans of museums still enjoy Nemo science museum.

Edited: 4:51 am, September 05, 2013
Kuala Lumpur...
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1. Do I need a GVB 72 hours if I'm travelling to 3-4 spots a day for 3 days?

2. Best time and day to go De Negen Straatjes?

3. Best time and day to go Jordaan?

4. Where can I see (and touch) a Windmill?

5. I read about a windmill in Asmterpark, it this place covered in the GVB 72 hours?

Thanks

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<2. Best time and day to go De Negen Straatjes?>

Tuesday 2.22pm

<3. Best time and day to go Jordaan?>

Wednesday 9.34pm

<4. Where can I see (and touch) a Windmill?>

Brouwerij 't IJ beer brewer & cafe is underneath a windmill, www.brouwerijhetij.nl , although someone in a white coat might come and get you if you touch the windmill in a weird way for too long. Also see iamsterdam.com/en-GB/…windmills