You don’t have to travel to Amsterdam in order to enjoy its sights and sounds. These photos and videos will take you there.
Category: About Amsterdam
Facts, figures, and other must-know information about Amsterdam.
- Why is Amsterdam so tolerant?
- What do those 3 X’s on the flag of Amsterdam stand for?
- What’s going on with the ‘I amsterdam’ letters?
- What is the current date and time in Amsterdam?
Amsterdam has surprisingly few live webcam streams.
We show you the most popular ones.
For your viewing pleasure we also included a webcam showing windmills at the nearby Zaanse Schans.
Update: The brief return that didn’t happen
‘I amsterdam’ long was Amsterdam’s hugely popular marketing slogan. The set of giant letters — located at the back of the Rijksmuseum, and a stone’s throw from the Van Gogh museum — is among the most photographed of Amsterdam’s icons.
But now both the letters and the marketing campaign are history. Victims of their own success, as Amsterdam suffers under an onslaught of over-tourism.
The sign will be removed at the beginning of December.
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Amsterdam by Drone Check out this video with awesome drone views of Amsterdam. The sample reel highlights professionally shot drone footage you can purchase for your own project from Drone Snap Studio. Is it legal to operate a drone in Amsterdam? There are many Amsterdam drone videos on YouTube and elsewhere. But mind you: generally, flying a drone is Amsterdam is prohibited. Illegal. If you do so anyway you risk a fine and/of confiscation of your drone(s). If you are caught repeatedly breaking the rules, you also risk a prison sentence. Using drones in the Netherlands – official Government of
Virtual amsterdam is still being put together
The Coat of Arms of the city of Amsterdam is somewhat of an enigma: not much is known about its origins or its precise meaning.
However, we do know that the three X’s don’t stand for anything untoward.
Also: we’ll tell you why a vexillologist really likes the Amsterdam City Flag