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IMPORTANT NOTE – AMSTERDAM HOLLAND PASS

Amsterdam Holland Pass offers free tickets and discounts on admission to over 50 museum and tourist attractions in Amsterdam and major cities of the Netherlands. You may purchase the Amsterdam Holland Pass via their website (www.amsterdampass.com). Upon the purchase of the card, you receive a guide to Amsterdam and the Netherlands and several free tickets […]

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Transportation

In Amsterdam’s city center, driving a car is discouraged. Parking fees are expensive, and many streets are closed to cars or are one-way. The local government sponsors carsharing and carpooling initiatives such as Autodelen and Meerijden.nu Public transportation in this modern city is equally as advanced as it is efficient. It is nearly all run […]

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About Holland

Even though scholars note the history of the Netherlands (a.k.a. Holland) as far back as the days of the Roman Empire (when that country was a far-flung northern outpost), from a visitor’s point of view, the real history of the country started during its Golden Age (17th century). At that time, the Netherlands was a […]