CHRISTMAS MANIA IN AMSTERDAMTake a Tour in the City
During the Christmas events Amsterdam is looking very stunning and with the Christmas trees, decorated and colorful lights with a glamorous canal turn the city into a fictional city. You can have a start from the city's heart, from the central station and dam square from where you can follow the bike path and can reach each and every corner of the city and if you are not very fond of cycling then you can also take bike-taxi which is also relaxing and amazing.Visit the Amsterdam Light Festival
It is an annual event in the winter holidays. Artist from Netherlands and from international places transform the city into an art piece of light. Moreover they add new technologies every year which make the city look interesting every year. This art work attracts everyone as they are give a light touch to the traditional scenery of Dutch capital. This festival starts at the end of November and runs until mid-January of every year.Dutch Delicacies
A Christmas holiday without some delicious food is of no scene. As Amsterdam is brimming with Christmas markets. Thus tourists can taste the best Dutch snacks like olieballen and appelbeignets these are traditional Dutch sweets which are deep fried in hot oil. Moreover these are the part of Christmas menu for the local people and can be easily find in the street.Ice Skating
People who love winter sports Amsterdam may be not for them but it will not disappoint them as the 2 beautiful ice rinks are set up in every Christmas season in 2 spots of the city - Leidseplein and Museumplein. The first one is surrounded by Christmas stands and the second one is having a famous Dutch museum like Rijksmuseum and Stedelijk museum. You will ice skate in the lovely Christmas atmosphere.Christmas Markets
Amsterdam is known for their Christmas markets especially during the Christmas days. Christmas markets can also be found in some places like Haarlem and Leiden. This whole thing make you feel better and put a holiday spirit in you as you get a chance to enjoy nice food and can buy some souvenir for your loved one. . Famous Christmas markets are those of Rembrandtplein and Leidseplein.Christmas Carols
It is a tradition of festive period. As Amsterdam has a number of churches that are architectural masterpiece in themselves. It is a wonderful experience to attend these carols. Sint Nicolaaskerk and Vondelkerk are among those churches that will offer you the opportunity to be part of a unique experience.Fireworks For New Year's Eve
If you are planning to go to Amsterdam for Christmas then you should not miss the New Year party also as the whole of the Dutch sky is covered with amazing fireworks. Moreover if you head toward the main square - Dam Square you can observe the concerts and you like parties then this place is for you especially during the New Year.