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Amsterdam In Under 60 Seconds

A Quick Tour Of Amsterdam

We’ve just come back from a city break to Amsterdam. Our video explores the views of central Amsterdam, from the city centre including the Damrak and Dam Square. A bustling area and the main thoroughfare to the Central Station.

We explored the canals of the old Red Light District (De Wallen) and out to the stylish western canal ring of Herengracht and Keizersgracht with their grand houses and elegant tree lined waterways.

Barges, Bicycles and Bars

A view from a bridge on the Oudezijds Voorburgwal, one of the oldest and most famous canal in the Red Light District.
Amsterdam Canals

Amsterdam is a beautiful canal city and only an hour from the UK but one little tip – Watch out for the bikes!

Amsterdam Bikes

Have you been to Amsterdam?

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  • Charli
    April 18, 2016 at 6:43 pm

    Looks like you had a lovely time – I’m heading to Amsterdam (and potentially relocating there with work) later this year and cannot wait!

    • Mr and Mrs W
      April 25, 2016 at 2:56 pm

      How exciting Charli! I bet Amsterdam will be a great place to live and work.

  • Lukeosaurus And Me
    April 18, 2016 at 8:10 pm

    I’d love to go to Amsterdam, so many of my friends have been! The canals look gorgeous.
    Ray x

  • Nora
    April 18, 2016 at 10:21 pm

    I’ve never been in Amsterdam and it was interesting to watch the video. I found the music a bit spooky it could have been something positive and summery because then it would have matched the style of videos better. However the post was great, thanks for sharing!

    Best Nora /

    • Mr and Mrs W
      April 25, 2016 at 2:57 pm

      I will tell Mr W, he’s in charge of videos 🙂

  • Kerry norris
    April 19, 2016 at 8:09 am

    A great video. It looks lovely. I went when I was very young so I’ll have to go again. It’s on my list x

  • Emily
    April 20, 2016 at 6:30 am

    I’ve never been to Amsterdam, but it looks really good. My sister went there when she was younger x

  • francesca
    April 22, 2016 at 4:43 pm

    love that time-lapse video!! You really captured the buzz of Amsterdam! I’ve not actually been yet but dying to go someday!!

    • Mr and Mrs W
      April 25, 2016 at 8:20 am

      You must try and go, the western canal ring is a really nice area.

  • Gill Jacob
    June 30, 2016 at 9:07 pm

    Love the video, been in Amsterdam just the once took in the diamond factory and Anne Franks House x Incredible experience x