Amsterdam is known for its museums, flowers, entertainment, its network of canals, being able to go everywhere by bike, and the friendliness of the locals. It is one of the most beautiful and attractive cities in Europe: you should visit it at least once in your life. You can tour it by bicycle, the way most of its population moves around, the streets are full of bike lanes. Amsterdam is full of dikes and canals, which is why it is known as the Venice of the North. It has a lot of historical and cultural value. UNESCO has declared them a cultural heritage of extraordinary universal value. The most visited canals are the "golden curve" of the Herengracht, the "Fifteen Bridges", and the Magere Brug, not to be missed. One way to enjoy them is through a boat ride, it is a different way to see and admire the bridges, canals, houses, and facades that characterize the city. Right in the historic center, you will find the famous Red Light District with its colorful shop windows dotted with red neon lights. Its nightlife has made it known, there you will find erotic stores, many coffee shops, sex museums, condom stores. Right there is located the Chinatown, another very visited place. Another must is to visit the great lung of Amsterdam, Vondelpark: spending a few hours in this majestic park is one of the best things to do when visiting the city, especially in the summer, walking or cycling through it or just lying on the grass, it will be really relaxing and fun. In Amsterdam you will find museums as important as the Van Gogh Museum, with the most important paintings of this author; the Rijksmuseum that houses works by Rembrandt; the Moco Museum with works by artists such as Banksy, Warhol and Basquiat; or the Stedelijk Museum, the most important museum of modern and contemporary art and design in the Netherlands. For those who love the art of gastronomy, Amsterdam also has its culinary side and eating or drinking becomes a great delight, especially salmon, herring, cheeses and beer. As you can see, Amsterdam is a city for everyone. However, as food and accommodation are not cheap, the cost of travelling to Amsterdam is a major concern. Don't let the cost of accommodation stop you from visiting this amazing city. People Like Us is the perfect solution for finding affordable accommodation. There are thousands of home listings with friendly and helpful local hosts all over the city for you to browse. Sign up, chat with them and exchange your homes today!