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DMacri Posted: Sun, Jan 20 2019 7:39 PM
I will have my first and maybe only trip to Amsterdam for business with most of this coming Friday free. I will be staying near the airport. Any suggestions for a must-see on a limited time schedule and budget?

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9 LEE replied on Sun, Jan 20 2019 8:58 PM

Take one of the canal tours with a guide if you want to see everything quickly.  You can get a train from the Airport to the Centre.

Enjoy. I love Amsterdam!  My best friend used to live there so I got to see the place as a local. :)

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Mikipidia replied on Mon, Jan 21 2019 2:38 AM

Would you like to be waved at with lust? Wink

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DMacri replied on Mon, Jan 21 2019 7:38 AM
I actually had to think about that for a minute, but no, I don’t think so.

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DMacri replied on Mon, Jan 21 2019 7:53 AM
9 LEE:

Take one of the canal tours with a guide if you want to see everything quickly. You can get a train from the Airport to the Centre.

Enjoy. I love Amsterdam! My best friend used to live there so I got to see the place as a local. :)

Thanks Lee. Can the tours run during the cold weather?

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L1NO replied on Mon, Jan 21 2019 8:54 AM

Boats go all-week during the day. Go to Central Station and catch a boat in front of the station. There is also a hop-on-hop-off version, you could walk back over the canals. (Tad cold now)

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DMacri:
I actually had to think about that for a minute, but no, I don’t think so.

Maybe a coffeeshop visit, then 😉

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DMacri replied on Tue, Jan 22 2019 9:45 PM
Millemissen:

Maybe a coffeeshop visit, then 😉

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There is a tv - and there is a BV.

Anyone wish to join me for a coffee (or stronger drink) in Amsterdam this Friday?

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Mikipidia replied on Wed, Jan 23 2019 12:37 AM

Coffeeshops are not for drinks but for smoking :p

I normally would've said yes but as I am in the middle of remodelling my new place I can't unfortunately. I would suggest to get a map and just wonder with in the canal rings south of central station, there is tons to see and a canal tour is a terrific way to do it somewhat quickly. 

The redlight district is almost more of a tourist destination now though, it's probably not what you think when you imagine it. Also a real pretty area is near the Rijksmuseum, you don't have to go in as it's huuuuge but there is a nice square in front, pretty buildings and a B&O shop close by :p

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DMacri replied on Wed, Jan 23 2019 5:07 AM
Walking around Enschede just today, I realized “coffeeshops” are a bit different here Big Smile, and not the same as coffee shops. Not in Kansas anymore. So much to learn. Thanks all for your help.

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Mikipidia replied on Thu, Jan 24 2019 12:24 AM

just an fyi, if you find yourself in Utrecht for some reason, I could make some time between all the reno stuff.Smile

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Jeff replied on Thu, Jan 24 2019 1:27 AM

Maybe the “coffee houses” are where B&Os software developers hold their offsite design reviews...

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DMacri replied on Thu, Jan 24 2019 7:51 PM
Jeff, no get it right “coffeeshops”Big Smile

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DMacri replied on Thu, Jan 24 2019 7:52 PM
If I did, I’d offer to help with the reno. Thanks for the kind offer.

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