Amsterdam is one of the most exciting cities in Europe and one of the most admired city in the world. This is the merit of its museums, Red Quarter and the bicycles!
Amsterdam is the perfect city for a getaway weekend or even a full vacation in the middle of summer. The city offers visitors a wealth of attractions and things to do. The Dutch capital is visited by nearly 3.5 million tourists every year, who walk on foot or by bike through the famous city. What is interesting is the very center of the city of Amsterdam, which has a horseshoe shape surrounded by four channels: Singel, Herengracht, Keizersgracht and Prinsengracht.
Amsterdam is a city with beautiful people, recessed, carefree, where you shall not see concern or worry anyone' s forehead. It's where bikes have priority in front of pedestrians, but especially in front of cars. It is a bohemian town where you want to walk a whole day on boat in the sun, when appears, lazily caressing your face.
Amsterdam is the place where inhibitions and prejudices are reduced to zero, instead the freedom of expression and censorship of any kind . It is the city where lanterns light up red. It's where grow tulips of all colors,you will enjoy your senses and you will entertain. Amsterdam is also a conglomeration of unique museums waiting curious visitors from around the world. It is a puzzle with many different pieces and colorful, which ultimately will succeed to assemble perfectly.
Others The Most Admired Cities in the World .
Others from The Most Admired Cities in the World
Analysts from Anholt City Brands Index-GkK did over 5,100 interviews conducted worldwide.
Residents from 50 cities of China, India, South Korea, Australia, United States, Brazil, Russia, France, Germany and the UK have responded to a questionnaire choosing the most admired cities from 50 cities, according to six criteria : international reputation, place (transport, location), culture conditions (housing and public facilities), people (conviviality, safety and cultural diversity), educational and economic potential.
The result, published on 20 January 2016 was that the City of Lights was ranked the first, displacing London.
In previous ranking conducted in 2013, Paris was ranked third, notes agerpres.
The study - which results are published every two years - was conducted in September 2015 shortly before the attacks of 13 November, but a few months after January.
An admired City does not mean necessarily be visited.
"The attacks did not significantly change our lasting perception of the city," said Simon Anholt, creator standings, even though foreign tourists have not thought lately to visit soon Paris because the terms "state of emergency" and "conflict" are still present in their minds.
"The attacks do not change the reasons why tourists admire the beauty, attractions and cultural life of the city", concludes Anholt.
The ranking of the 10 cities most admired in the world admired, conducted by City Brands Index, comprises sequentially the cities: Paris, London, New York, Sydney, Los Angeles, Rome, Berlin, Amsterdam, Melbourne and Washington DC.