Whats Amsterdam famous for?
Amsterdam is famous for its canals, beautiful houses, coffee shops and Red Light District, but theres plenty more to this liberal city than most visitors realise. Rick, our local ambassador in the Dutch capital, shares 17 delightful things to do and see for free!
Why Amsterdam is the best place to visit?
There are many places to visit in Amsterdam and a vast variety of new things that can be tried out in the city. Its more than its popular stereotype of cannabis-cafes and its famous red light area when it comes to Amsterdam sightseeing. Well, this is an ideal vacation destination for you to explore.
What country has legalized drugs?
Portugal is the first country that has decriminalized the possession of small amounts of drugs, to positive results. Anyone caught with any type of drug in Portugal, if it is for personal consumption, will not be imprisoned.
What is the age limit in Amsterdam?
Age restrictions In the Netherlands, only those over the age of 16 can purchase alcohol (over 18 for spirits), while you have to be 16 to buy cigarettes (18 to smoke dope). Driving is limited to over-18s.
What age do you have to be to drink in Amsterdam?
Its legal from 16 years old to drink beer and wine with less then 15 prcnt. alcohol. For everything over 15 prcnt. the legal age is 18.