Amsterdam- The city of art lovers
The City: Amsterdam is a small populated city with a huge number of artists who have transformed art into a language that they use to communicate with the rest of the world. The city has more than fifty theaters, a symphony orchestra, two ballet troupes and numerous art museums. With a welter of the most modern street art, galleries of all descriptions and a host of museum collections, Amsterdam provides no end of aesthetic pleasures.
The leidesplein district is best known as the theater city of Amsterdam. The district houses numerous theater cinemas that are themed such that each stage displays a unique film. These films are run in their original language, so it is easy for the visitors to find a movie in their native tongue.
Amsterdam art covers everything, from graffiti to artwork by masters both inside the galleries, in the museums and out on the streets. Besides the beautiful artwork displayed by the modern art masters in film and photography, other ancient artwork can be found in various museums in the city. Some of the most famous museums in Amsterdam include the Van Gogh Museum, Rijksmuseum, a botanical museum, the Heineken experience, a museum displaying at work collected during the Dutch resistance (world War II), a houseboat museum, the Ajax Museum (Dutch Football team), a torture museum, NEMO museum, museums dedicated to sex and erotica, the tropical museum, a Biblical Museum and the Jewish Museum.
Rijksmuseum is considered the largest and it houses Dutch art galleries that are several centuries old. Ann Frank House is right in the center of the city and it where the young teenager wrote her famous diary while hiding from the Nazi’s with her family. The original diary is displayed in the house.
Amsterdam has a lot to offer to all art lovers. If you are considering having an art holiday in Amsterdam, you may take into account spending a night or two at Amsterdam Hostel Annemarie that is situated right in the center of Amsterdam. This Hostel is very affordable, and the visitors get to enjoy top quality services.