Christmas Markets in Europe

28/08/2011 20:19


Amsterdam is one of the most visited cities in Europe. It is the capital city of Netherlands with beautiful architecture, lovely canals, great shopping streets and unrivalled nightlife. Amsterdam city has splendid view in the festive season with light twinkling all over streets and canals.Amsterdam is quite popular for festival celebrations. International documentary film festival, Christmas celebration and Sinterklaasavond are quite popular in this charming city. It is also popular due to easy accessibility by high-speed Eurostar train. You simply need to hop on the high-speed Eurostar train from London's St Pancras International train station to Brussels Midi station and then simply station change at Brussels, travel on to high-speed Thalys train to Amsterdam.Christmas day is celebrated in this charming city on 5th of December every year and this day is marked as truly holy day of Saint Nicholas. There are plenty of events to enjoy and lots of sights to see. The main venue for Christmas celebration is Museumplein, which is converted into dazzling winter wonderland with fully packed with stalls, shops, ice rink and street theatre.Leidseplein, Dam Square and the red light district are decorated with lights and other illuminated elements and lots of cultural and entertainment events take place over there.You can also explore the Artis Zoo in this charming city during your short weekend trip during Christmas. There are some chances that some attractive sights will be close on Christmas day but you will find The Rijksmuseum, Anna Frank Huis and torture museum will stay open on that day.  If you are interested, take a look at Christmas Markets in Europe. You can also taste the delicious Dutch food on the stall around Museumplein. Amsterdam has plenty of restaurants, cafes, nightclubs, bars and operas. Nightlife also changes during festival celebration. Many cultural and entertaining events are organized during night.Top Attractions in AmsterdamMuseum Square
Van Gogh Museum
Stedlijk Museum
Red light DistrictAmsterdam NightlifeAmsterdam has vibrant, active and happening nightlife. Amsterdam Nightlife offers something for everyone. You can enjoy long walk along the canals.Famous Bars/ClubsDe Stil, Spuistraat 326
De Wildman, Nieuwezijds
The Gateway Bar
The Melkweg
For more info, visit Christmas Markets in Europe.