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What to do in Amsterdam in Evening!!

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What to do in Amsterdam in Evening!!


We are planning a tour to Amsterdam this September. Now, while making the trip, we found we have a gap in a Monday Evening (5:30 p.m to 7:30 p.m). We are thinking to spend the time by going to Anne Frank Museum or by taking a canal tour? May u guys suggest which one will be better option?

Any alternative ideas are also welcome.


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11. Re: What to do in Amsterdam in Evening!!

The walk down Damrak, the main street from there to Central Station. On your right you'll find a number of canal cruise companies. The best/cheapest is Rederij Plas.

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Tip from a tourist with 50+ Amsterdam trips over the last 19 years under their belt. "Slow down, man, slow down!"

Amsterdam is a wonderfully relaxed city for the visitor, best enjoyed at a languid pace. By trying to pack as much as possible into your itinerary and being so regimental with your schedule, you're going to see everything but experience nothing.

Yes, the locals might shoot round the city at a hundred miles per hour but by them doing everything so efficiently, it means that we tourists don't have to.

Maybe put visiting a coffeeshop as number 1 on your itinerary. I'm sure that if you do, flying around at a break-neck speed will suddenly seem far less important.

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13. Re: What to do in Amsterdam in Evening!!

You call two hours a gap?? You might not finish your previous activity by 6pm and you may need to travel to your next at 7pm. That leaves you with 60 minutes of utter boredom.... during which I suggest you sit on a terrace and have drinks and watch people.

@Silverjet, us locals don't shoot around the city unless we are late for work. But we loooooove taking it slow, and spending lots of time just lazing about in parks and on outdoor terraces, or drinking beers in cafes, or going to cinemas and spending hours there after the movie talking with our friends....

I for one do not understand how someone could consider a two hour gap a gap, or even know it in advance.




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I cannot help because I cannot even begin to get inside the head of someone who, five months in advance nota bene, has a vacation planned down to the point that there is a 120 minute gap between 5 and 7 on Monday evening.

I have no plans between 5 and 7 tomorrow evening!

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15. Re: What to do in Amsterdam in Evening!!

MrOther, may I suggest a canal tour, and be a tourist in your own city. :)))

Edited: 17 April 2013, 21:53
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16. Re: What to do in Amsterdam in Evening!!

lago: I might just do that ... can't remember the last time I was in one of those things :-)

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