Amsterdam, the capital of Netherlands, is a unique city with a very interesting history. It combines modern lifestyle with historic architectures with small bridges and quiet canals. This city has a number of top ranking museums and one of the best orchestras. It is small enough to roam around anywhere in the city on a bicycle or by simply walking. Well known for its criss-cross canals all over the city, it has a heritage that goes back to the Dutch Golden Age in the 17th Century. You must take a canal cruise to admire the beauty of this heritage rich city.