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Tulips Garden & Other Popular Attractions in Amsterdam

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Amsterdam is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Tourists from all over the world visit the city for its unique culture, cuisine and architecture. What makes the city unique is its obsession with the Tulip flower. The people of the Netherlands have always been fascinated with tulips. There was a time when the flower was worth its weight in gold in Dutch society. They were used to decorate homes and even worn as accessories at parties. The tulip garden Amsterdam season begins with National Tulip Day on the third of January. The Museum Square is turned into a tulip garden where tourists can pick the tulips of their choice. The best time to experience the tulip bloom in the Netherlands is between March-May. Tourists can witness a variety of tulips of every colour under the sun. Here are the best places to visit if you want to check out some tulips:

Amsterdam Tulip Festival

The Tulip Festival in Amsterdam is a joyous occasion for people to celebrate their love for Amsterdam tulips. The beautiful flowers are put on display in every corner of the city such as the Vondelpark and central Dam square and the Museum Quarter. Tourists can use the online map to navigate their way to find the best locations for their favourite tulips on display.

Amsterdam Tulip Museum

The tulip museum is an ideal destination for tulip lovers who would like to learn more about the fascination of the people of the Netherlands with this flower. It traces the origin of the flower as it made its way to the Netherlands all the way from the Himalayan Mountains. Visitors can also buy Ottoman-themed ceramics from the museum as a souvenir for their friends and family back home.

Keukenhof Gardens

Keukenhof Garden Amsterdam, also known as the Garden of Europe, Keukenhof Gardens is one of the most popular tulip gardens in Amsterdam for tulip lovers. The 79 acres of gardens display more than 800 species of magnificent tulip flowers. Amsterdam to Keukenhof Gardens is just a short drive away from the city. Make sure that the Keukenhof Gardens are on top of your itinerary when you are in the Netherlands.

Museum de Zwarte Tulip

Located near the Keukenhof Gardens, the Museum De Zwarte Tulp is yet another place for tulip lovers to celebrate their love for the flower. It is the second most popular tulip museum in the Netherlands. The museum displays artwork dedicated to the flower from the 20th century. Guests can also enjoy taking long strolls at the tulip fields for a small fee of 9.50 Euros.

Bloemencorso Bollenstreek

Bloemencorso Bollenstreek

The annual flower parade covers 26 miles between Noordwijk to Haarlem showcasing a variety of tulips. Tourists can look forward to witnessing the breathtaking sight of the floats made out of flowers making their way through the city. The annual flower parade stops at the Keukenhof garden in the afternoon. It is an excellent way to spend the day and explore the beautiful city of Amsterdam at the same time.

Things to Do in Amsterdam

There is no dearth of adventure in the happening city of Amsterdam. Whether you are travelling alone or with your family or friends you will definitely enjoy your visit to the beautiful city. Here is a list of things to do in Amsterdam:


The Dutch national museum is home to more than 8000 historical artefacts including works from some of the greatest artists of the world such as Rembrandt, Vermeer and Frans Hals. Art lovers from all over the world gather at the museum to take a closer look at artworks like the Night Watch and the Milkmaid. The museum has served as a source of inspiration for historians and art lovers from all over the world.

Van Gogh Museum

Van Gogh is considered to be one of the greatest painters of all time. Some of his work continues to serve as inspiration for millions of artists from all over the world. Artists and art lovers visit the museum to get a closer look at some of his greatest works. The Van Gogh museum has more than 200 paintings by the artist. Apart from the artwork from the artist the museum also displays handwritten letters from the artist to his friends and relatives.


It is one of the most popular parks in Amsterdam. It is a perfect place to spend a pleasant afternoon with your family and friends. There are plenty of things to do at the park such as cycling, jogging, and reading. Tourists can also look forward to enjoying live performances at the open-air theatre during the weekends. The park was named after the famous poet Joost Van Den Vondel from the 17th century.

Canal Cruise

Canal Cruise

It is one of the best ways to explore the city. The canal system was set up in the 17th century and takes you on an exciting journey through different parts of the city. At night time the lights illuminate the cruise ships making it an ideal destination for newly married couples looking for a place to spend a romantic getaway. If you are in Amsterdam make sure you hop on one of those cruises to get the best view of the popular tourist attractions in the city.

Beer Tasting

Amsterdam is known for its micro-breweries producing a variety of beers ranging from sweet to bitter and fruity. If you are a beer connoisseur then we would recommend that you pay a visit to some of the best breweries in the city including the Brouwerij 'T Ij, Twee Zwaantjes and Wynand Fockink. It is a perfect place to spend a memorable evening with your friends when in Amsterdam.

Amsterdam has recently emerged as a hotspot for tourists from all over the world. The city has a lot to offer to its visitors. If you are planning to visit Amsterdam make sure you check out Veena World. We offer a wide range of Amsterdam tour packages at reasonable prices and also help you with your travel-related planning, making sure that you have a memorable experience in Amsterdam.

March 25, 2023


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