Amsterdam, the enchanting city that is famous for scenic canals and tulip blossoms, is one of the must-see places in the world. The city is so addictive that you feel like exploring this charismatic city again and again. In fact, there are many places in this beautiful city, which offers a great escape from the bustling city and tourist mayhem. Most travelers are unknown about these places. Some of such secret places in Amsterdam are listed below so that you can explore these astonishing places during your Amsterdam tours.
This is one of the serene places in the city, where you can spend some peaceful time away from the roar of the Amsterdam city. There are numerous serene attractions in this beautiful forest place, which is isolated from the outside world such as beautiful artworks, tranquil lake, canoe, etc. You can also camp in this tranquil spot, or stay overnight as well. Nearly, 250 events are conducted in Amsterdamse Bos every year.
Officially known as Hoge Brug, Python Bridge is a stunning architecture that is located in the district of Azartplein. The bridge that spans 90m across the river is constructed in order to connect two capes of Sporenburg and Borneo. The highlight of the bridge is its snake-like structure and the red paint that resembles a huge red python, hence the name. In 2012, this wondrous bridge won the international footbridge award as well.
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This is a distillery situated in the center of Flevopark, which is the largest green park in the Amsterdam city. The main attraction over here is a converted church, which is a real hidden gem. Additionally, the blissful pond nearby it takes the overall look of the church to another level. There are more than 100 products in the distillery that you can sample from the terrace beside the green pond.
De Poezenboot is probably the only floating feline sanctuary in the world. This retreat was constructed in 1968 under the supervision of Henriette Van Weelde. Initially, it was an old sailing barge that was converted into a cat-friendly home by Miss Weelde. This cat shelter located on the banks of the picturesque canal belt is an ideal location for all the cat lovers out there.
This is probably one of the biggest dreams of every adrenaline junkie. A’DAM Lookout swanks the tallest swing in Europe that is 100m above from the ground level. To experience a breathtaking bird’s eye view of Amsterdam city, fly high in this swing that is sure to give you an adrenaline rush as well.