Amsterdam is an interesting and intriguing city. Windmills, tulips and clogs can be considered the trademark of the Netherlands and Amsterdam itself. Herring (a salty fish) and Jenever (a liquor) are no less popular. Amsterdam has several tourist attractions. Besides the Red Light District, two shopping streets should be pointed out: the Kalverstraat and the P.C. Hooftstraat. Whereas the Kalverstraat is known for its budget clothing stores as well as shops with an average price, the P.C. Hooftstraat is known for its luxurious character. At the P.C. Hooftstraat you can find the world’s most famous and expensive brands such as Hermes, Emporio Armani, Dior, Chanel and Louis Vuitton.
The Albert Cuypmarkt is one of the most famous markets of The Netherlands. This market stretches over the Albert Cuypstraat and it is a place you will be able to buy anything: from a needle to a bicycle, from lingerie to a swater and from fries to fresh stroopwafels (the famous Dutch waffle-cookies).
Furthermore, the architecture of Amsterdam attracts many tourists. In addition to the beautiful canal houses, there are many modern buildings. Those modern buildings of Amsterdam are breathtaking for both tourists and architects. The latter come from all over the world to look at the Dutch modern architecture.