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Old Holland | Traditional artisans and picturesque villages

With its windmills, green landscapes, arts and crafts, and industrial heritage, discovering Old Holland feels like taking a step back in time. The region showcases the traditions The Netherlands first became famous for: shipbuilding, clogs, fishing and cheese making. You can also experience the heritage of the Dutch Industrial Revolution – a time when smoking chimneys and spinning sails enabled the mass production of goods.

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To truly experience Amsterdam, be sure to explore the greater Amsterdam Area.

Read the official I amsterdam Area Guide

From the picturesque dunes of Amsterdam Beach to the modern architecture of New Land, the I amsterdam Area Guide is a must-read for anyone exploring beyond the city centre. 

The magazine is downloadable online and available in copy in our Iamsterdam Store.
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