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Imagine starting your day with a few laps of the open-air swimming pool located directly next to the 4-star Art Hotel Amsterdam. Alternatively, the Crowne Plaza Amsterdam Schiphol has its own indoor pool and fitness centre, ideal for when you're trying to work off all those delicious Dutch waffles.
When it comes to museums and galleries, you'll be spoilt for choice in Amsterdam. The Van Gogh Museum is one of Amsterdam's most famous attractions, home to an incredible range of works by the Dutch artist. The collection includes painting, drawing and letters written by Van Gogh, along with works created by some of his contemporaries.
Next door, the Stedelijk Museum offers an intriguing collection of modern art. Works by artists including Piet Mondriaan, Kazimir Malevich and Karel Appel are on display here.
Another must-see is the Rijksmuseum with its fantastic collection of classical Dutch art. Here you'll be able to view paintings including Rembrandt's The Night Watch, and pieces by other artists including Vermeer, van Dyck and Jan Steen.
Whether you choose to tackle Amsterdam on foot or on two wheels, any time spent wandering through the city streets and along its charming canal paths will be richly rewarded. Take time out in street cafés to watch the world go by, or relax with a picnic in the beautiful green surroundings of the Vondelpark.
Find time to visit the Anne Frank House and learn about the Jewish wartime diarist's attempts to remain hidden from the occupying Nazis during the Second World War. If you have time, the Dutch Resistance Museum also offers a fascinating look at what happened to the country during the years of German occupation.
Designer boutiques, department stores and independent shops can be found dotted throughout the city. De Negen Straatjes, located in the city's historic canal district, is an area made up of nine streets that's known for its jewellers, vintage stores and boutiques.
Albert Cuypmarkt is Amsterdam's oldest and busiest market where you'll be able to pick up some affordable gifts and souvenirs to take home. Also consider heading to the Jordaan neighbourhood. Here you'll find winding streets and leafy canal paths as well as wonderful mix of shops and cafés.