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    Amsterdam Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia

    With just over 1.2 million people, Amsterdam is the largest city in The Netherlands, a country most people know as Holland. This multicultural city warmly embraces tourists, with over 3.5 million people visiting each year. The Dutch are very tolerant and fun to talk with, and everybody speaks English. The heart of the city is so picturesque that it is like an historical open-air museum. No wonder that the inner canal district is an internationally protected heritage site. In the 17th century Amsterdam was a center for world economy and many of the canal houses and old warehouses date from this Golden Age. Some landmarks, such as the Oude Kerk…