Amsterdam offers one and all things to rejoice such as the age-old dance festivals, classy exhibits, as well as cult programs. Once you tour Amsterdam with a proper plan in mind, the options to rejoice are aplenty in the city. Where some occasions mark centennial events, others are one-off celebrations of the Dutch culture.
Amsterdam has not let down anyone in this matter; in fact, the year 2017 has promised much and it continues to look even more promising. Below is a compiled list of to-do things and must-visit places in Amsterdam this year.
Seeing Dutch Masterpieces in the Hermitage
By October this year and until May next year, tourists would get to see the Dutch masterpiece paintings in the Hermitage Museum. Compiling well over 63 works done by 50 Dutch artists, the St. Petersburg Museum would display 6 of Rembrandt’s works among other dignitaries. Rembrandt’s ‘Flora’ and ‘Young Woman with Earrings’ would feature in the museum for the first time and so would ‘Lot and His Daughters’ (Joachim van Wtewael) and ‘Portrait of a Man’ (Govert Flinck).
Popular Alliance Development Projects
A one-of-a-kind 3D printed bridge would sail over Amsterdam’s Oudezijds Achterburgwal Canal in 2017. The project commenced two years ago in Amsterdam by the company MX3D. As Amsterdam is renowned for the DUS Architects’ 3D Canal House as well, the surprise quotient of MX3D project is big enough for tourists and the Dutch alike.
The Blue Ocean Strategy
The Cirque du Soleil Varekai show has come to Amsterdam city for the first time since 2008. Varekai show paid homage to the art of circus and featured Russian swings, aerial straps, and other usual staples of Cirque du Soleil. The knockout tour show cum blue ocean strategy has entertained hosts and tourists onboard the tours in Amsterdam.
The millions of bright tulip bulbs in Keukenhof have always attracted those who are on private tours Amsterdam. The centennial theme in May had some sight for one and all – celebrating the De Stijl art movement with style. Continuing the usual goodies of Piet Mondrian and architect Gerrit Rietveld, the tourists were in for a surprise visit this time around.