Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands, is one of the most populous cities in the country. The name of the capital city, Amsterdam, originates from the word Amsterdam which is indicative of the fact that this city is located on a dam. Amsterdam finds its origins as a small fishing village back in the 12th century, which turned into one of the busiest and influential ports during the Golden Age. Tourism in Amsterdam is driven by wonderful canals, tulip fields, cozy cafes, and world-famous museums. Considered as an alpha city among the European cities, Amsterdam city is the commercial capital of the Netherlands. The 19th–20th century Defence Line of Amsterdam and canals of Amsterdam of 17th centuries have been added to the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Giethoorn is known for its idyllic beauty, lakes, flowers and wooden bridges. Here in this Netherland village without roads, the locals use punts to get around and cars have to be parked on the outskirts of the village. Here you will be amazed to see that Dutch really love to live with and around water. You can reach this amazing village from the city of Amsterdam after driving for around hour and a half. You will be required to park your vehicle near the village centre. To roam around the place, you can stroll around or take a canoe or bike on rent. Punter, which is the most popular style of transportation here, can also be tried to experience the thrill.
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