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Romantic Things to Do in Amsterdam

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Introduction & Romantic Idea 1: See Amsterdam by Night
Amsterdam by Night

Amsterdam by Night

© 2006 Shannon McAllister, licensed to About.com

Romantic Things to Do in Amsterdam

Whether it's February -- and you're in Amsterdam with your Valentine -- or August -- and you and that certain someone fall victim to the romance of warm air and 10:00 sunsets -- Amsterdam is a romantic city.

This visual guide offers plenty of options for couples who want to experience the dream-like qualities of Amsterdam, whether indoors or in the open-air, over-the-top expensive or absolutely free. Take your pick of these romantic things to do in Amsterdam.

See Amsterdam by Night

It's safe to say that the magical quality of Amsterdam at night will put you in the romantic mood all by itself. Bridge lights glow in the canals and couples walk hand-in-hand along cobbled streets as they peek through the windows of stately canal houses. Amsterdam by night, especially in the grachtengordel, or "canal belt," offers lovers (or friends who hope to be) a shimmery scene to explore together.
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