Amsterdam is a place with approximately 35,000 kilometers of cycle lanes. Currently, climatic change is demanding bio-friendly way of transport. Individuals living in Amsterdam recognized this and proved that Amsterdam could be explored on a bicycle as well. Are you planning to visit Amsterdam next? If yes, then rent a bike to discover hidden corners, small food joints, and experience capital in a whole new way. Keep reading and find out to 10 places to visit in Amsterdam on your bike.
Street Art Tour
First one first, a place where many people visit to gain art-full insight and inspiration. Also, many rap/hip-hop videos have been shot here. Cycle to place named NDSM wharf, or park near Spuistraat and visit one of most colored artwork places. Check-out amazing graffiti artwork at Marnixstraat.
While you are here, take out some time and visit top 10 places in Amsterdam. This place offers a plethora of activities, especially during summertime. Also, first, you could plan breakfast in nearby restaurant or plan a take-away for a picnic. Find your leisure by cycling around ponds and bridges.
Did you know? Amsterdam’s name comes from Amstel, so it is kind of in-culture to bicycle ride along river. There are so many beautiful restaurants to grab your favorite snack. Next, cycle over Blauwbrug to enjoy view of cute canal houses. Also, cycle towards Ouderkerk aan de Amstel and relax in natural surroundings.
Prepare yourself to experience a true working-class neighborhood. Here in bars, you would find young entrepreneurs, artists, and students. Also, there are beautiful mansions and canals with mesmerizing views.
Also, known as, by name of 9 streets, this place offers numerous monumental shops at one-stop. This place is also listed in UNESCO World Heritage site. While you are here, try exploring first small, and then original and big exclusive stores.
Also, known Amsterdam Dam Square, it is in center of city. Here people enjoy visiting exhibition in Royal Palace, Nieuwe Kerk, Madame Tussauds and Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! Park and take a rest on one of benches or stairs of palace.
Amsterdam Forest offers more than 50 kilometres of cycle paths. Follow posts, there is a 14-kilometer cycle route along with most beautiful places. Ensure to stop for a snack on farms in forest.
For historians and culture lovers, there is building/memorial site on streets of old Amsterdam Jewish Quarter. This place is heart of Jewish Cultural Quarter. You would also love to visit places such as Jewish Historical Museum and National Holocaust Museum.
Since you are near Jewish Cultural Quarter do give a visit to Diamantbuurt. Traditionally, thousands of diamond cutters lived and work from here for Koninklijke Asscher Diamant Maatschappij. You can enjoy historic neighborhood and marvel at its beauty.
Like any other BIG city, here you would find Chinatown as well. Chinese settled in Amsterdam and worked on passenger ships. This industry slowly disappeared and Chinese people opened up groceries shops
Amsterdam is one-stop for all your travel dreams. Here Saturday evenings offer variety of street dances and performances. When you are there, don’t forget to visit ‘Da Waag’ and largest Buddhist Temple In Europe.