Amsterdam is one of those cities that attract tourists with its scandalous reputation. But not only those who want to see with their own eyes the availability of certain prohibited means or free relationships, but also lovers of art and architecture monuments strive here.
Before going to Amsterdam, you need to decide whether your own knowledge of the language allows you to make this trip yourself or whether you need to use the services of travel agencies. In the first case, a trip to Amsterdam will be much cheaper.
Long before choosing a tour, you must familiarize yourself with the rules for obtaining a visa. There are two ways: a trip to the embassy and registration of documents there, or submitting them via Internet services. To do this, you need to collect a package of documents, which includes a questionnaire; a foreign passport, whose validity does not end earlier than three months after returning from the country; Photo; copy of an ordinary passport; documents confirming the booking of a place of residence; insurance; certificate from work confirming income. Usually, the time for issuing a visa does not exceed 5 days.
Since the rest in Amsterdam is rich in attractions, it is advisable to have at least a relatively rough idea of what is worth seeing in the Netherlands. A city with a long history is ready to offer entertainment for tourists of all tastes. There are a lot of classical museums here, including a branch of the St. Petersburg Hermitage. If you purchase a special subscription, you can really save money on visiting museums and excursions.