Author: Claire Bissell
A handy, pocket-sized guide to the best of Amsterdam, plus daytrips further afield.The Dutch capital is a city of colorful houses, canals, cycling locals and world-famous museums, which have inspired artists and visitors for centuries. Amsterdam Pocket Precincts is your guide to the best of the city; from the well-known attractions like Rijksmuseum and Anne Frank House to the lesser-known craft breweries and markets, you'll find everything you need to have the ultimate Amsterdam experience, without burning a hole in your wallet. Taking in the central precincts of De Wallen and Zeedijk through to the eastern islands, Amsterdam Pocket Precincts covers all of the main areas of the city, with insider reviews of cultural attractions, shopping, eating and drinking venues, and with easy-to-use maps. A selection of field trips to the university town of Utrecht, Haarlem, Rotterdam, Keukenhof Gardens and Alkmaar also encourage you to venture further afield. Slip this guide into your pocket and head off on your Amsterdam adventure, experiencing all that this fascinating city has to offer.