It is very nice to walk on the East bank from about the InterContinental Hotel to the Opera, especially in the sunset.
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Reading all these amazing reviews I was left wondering...Am I the only person to realize this river is filthy at some points? Lots of plastic bottles, snack packs and pieces of wood have been thrown in and are visible through the surface. Plus, the cruises...More
Amsterdam is a city of canals and strolling down the cobbled roads one can reach The Amstel which is much wider and has important buildings like the Opera on the banks.A boat ride or a cruise in the evening is a pleasure as it brings...More
Amsterdam, The Dam on The Amstel. The River is the root of the city's identity. Its a working river and an attraction. Find your favourite spot and loose yourself in a sea of tranquility!
The namesake river of Amsterdam. Very scenic, particularly from the water. Definitely take a cruise to get the full impact.
We rented a boat for a few hours (sloepdelen) and did spend some time on Amstel as well. Sure a must see in Amsterdam, and remember to drink an Amstel beer while doing so
Interesting going through the centre of Amsterdam on a canal cruise. Life involved the canals and the houses range from magnificent to tiny to boat houses on the side of the canal. Very slow and relaxing.
We had a very nice river cruise that really helped us understand Amsterdam better and how important the river was and is to Amsterdam....during the cruise you get to see everything in a different way and you can physically see how the river shaped the...More
A very relaxing boat trip, plenty to see, went with blue boat company, commentary not very exciting but sufficient
Part of the Amstel is much wider than a canal and this area has lots of interesting things to see which you won't walking down any of the other smaller canals. Buildings here are different, boats are much bigger and the traffic going through is...More