Amsterdam is the capital of the Netherlands. You'll never get tired of it. The city is known for its historic canals, picturesque and often ancient buildings, the many museums, shopping streets, the many markets, the fascinating nightlife. Take a tour of the canals and you'll see almost all of the 'must-see's' from the water. On Leidseplein and Rembrandtplein, you can find the perfect place to relax with a drink on the many terraces.