Venue & Hospitality
Conference Dates: October 28-29, 2020
Hotel Services & Amenities
- Audio/Visual Equipment Rental.
- Business Center.
- Business Phone Service.
- Complimentary Printing Service.
- Express Mail.
- Meeting Rooms.
- Office Rental.
- Photo Copying Service.
- Secretarial Service.
- Video Conference.
- Video Messaging.
- Video Phone.
- Baggage Storage.
One of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe is the Amsterdam, the capital of Netherlands and is one of the most frequently photographed cities. The name Amsterdam derives from the word Amstelredamme which indicates origin of the city around a dam in the river named, Amstel. As a touch fishing village within the late 12th century, Amsterdam became one of the foremost important ports within the planet within the world in the Dutch Golden Age, and has become the leading center for finance and trade. Amsterdam ranked the second best city to live in by the Economist Intelligence Unit in the year 2012. Also ranked 4th place as top tech hub in the Savills Tech Cities 2019 report (2nd in Europe) globally. The nightlife and festival activity in the city is very attractive. It is also one of the world's most multicultural cities, with at least 177 nationalities epitomized.
The best tourist attractions in Amsterdam are:
The Rijksmuseum was built in 1809 to stock the country's huge collection of rare art and antiquities. The museum has an impressive collection of many paintings. It’s an eye fixed feast to possess a glance at quite 5,000 beautiful paintings spread across 250 rooms during this rambling building. It has a well-stocked library containing more than 35,000 books and manuscripts, as well as numerous fascinating displays of art and culture in the Netherlands. Of special note are its collections of traditional handicrafts, medieval sculpture, and modern art styles. A spread of themed English guided tours are available. For a distinct involvement, try the fun art history canal cruise taking in many of the sites represented in the Rijksmuseum's collections.
The Jordaan is Amsterdam's neighbourhoods. It is specially known for its mixture of housing areas with garden courts, sparkling markets, and fashionable boutiques and restaurants. Tourists could easily spend a day simply traveling the scenic streets. The area is also home to plenty of things to do like Anne Frank Museum, Woonboots Museum, which is a floating museum dedicated to houseboats. And on Saturday mornings, Lindengracht has a huge open-air market, where local crafts, flowers, and goodies perfect for filling a picnic basket were found.
The Royal Palace:
The Royal Palace, Once called as the Town Hall, serves as the King's residence when he's in the city. The construction was a monumental task started in 1648 and required the sinking of 13,659 piles to support the mammoth structure. Supported the architecture of ancient Rome, the outside is strictly classical, while the inside is magnificently furnished. The apartments are decorated with a wealth of reliefs, ornamentation, marble sculptures, and panels, along with ceiling-paintings by Ferdinand Bol and Govert Flinck, pupils of Rembrandt. It has one of the finest furniture collections in the world. The largest and most important room is the Council Hall, that was luxuriously decorated and one of the most beautiful berths in Europe.
The Old Church (Oude Kerk):
The Old Church (Oude Kerk), was built in 1306 and it’s the first hall church in North Holland. Numerous additions were made over the times, such as the large side sanctuaries from the early 1500s. There is a tower that was added in the 16th century and has a carillon from 1658 that's considered one of the finest in the country. The interior of the church has innumerable features ranging from before the Reformation, including three magnificent windows from 1555 from the Dutch High Renaissance, and finely-carved wooden choir stalls. After exploring this beautiful historical building, take a two-minute stroll across the bridge to Zeedijk, one among the Amsterdam’s oldest streets. Many homes along here lean at an angle from the vertical, and therefore the 15th-century house at No. 1 is assumed to be the oldest surviving building within the city.
The Jewish Historical Museum:
The Jewish Historical Museum (Joods Historisch Museum) is housed in four terminated synagogues, one of which, the Grote Synagogue, dates back to 1670. The large collection of religious artifacts such as silver Torah containers, Torah robes, and decorated Torah headdresses, as well as hangings and ceremonial canopies become the added highlights to this place. The museum also has a large library, and a kosher restaurant. The monument outside the museum is the Docker Monument, created to honour a raid in 1941.
Kalverstraat and Vlooienmarkt: Shop until you Drop
Amsterdam hosts many great places to shop, from high-end luxury goods to local crafts. The best known and usually the busiest is the Kalverstraat with many keen boutiques, galleries, perfumeries, and restaurants. To experience completely different shopping, head over to the Vlooienmarkt, Amsterdam's famous flea market, held here since 1886. It has a gorgeous assortment of goods, starting from antiques and food to clothes that are both new and used. Another unique shopping experience awaits at the Flower Market of Amsterdam.