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Amsterdam Travel Articles

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Amsterdam - A Living Museum

Your first impression of Amsterdam may be how much it resembles a giant outdoor museum. Indeed, 6,700 buildings in the city centre are protected monuments, virtually intact from the Golden Age of the 17th Century, during which time Amsterdam rose to spectacular wealth, political power and cultural heights.....

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Around the Dam

On several counts Amsterdam is an illusion. It seems to float, but in reality it stands solidly enough on hundreds of thousands of piles driven deep into the soft soil beneath it. Because it's the site of the Royal Palace, it's officially the capital of the Netherlands. But the Government offices, legislative chambers, and foreign embassies are all located in The Hague.....

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