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Amsterdam Light Festival

Colourful Art: The Amsterdam Light Festival

Oh, I love Amsterdam with its small canals, lovely house boats and laid back atmosphere. The city is all year long worth a visit. Consider visiting in December or January if you fancy something special. The Amsterdam Light Festival illuminates the city in a beautiful and unique way. The Amsterdam Light Festival is a young festival. In winter 2013/14 it only had its second edition. But still then, more than half a million people came to watch the fantastic illuminations. One highlight is definitely the water color boat tour. In an one hour cruise you see 17 of the 32 installations. Of course, you can also watch the art works from bridges or streets along the canals but from the boat you have a better view and going around is much easier. But well, you might have to wait quite long to catch a boat. Boats are leaving every 30 minutes near the central station between 5pm and 11pm. Don’t forget to bring warm clothes to Amsterdam since it can get quite cold while you’re …