Royal Tropical Institute

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AD Amsterdam,
The Netherlands


About Amsterdam

Amsterdam was founded as a fishing village around the thirteenth century. Amsterdam developed round a dam in the Amstel river at the end of the 12th century. Today Amsterdam is the Business Capital of Netherlands. It is a cosmopolitan city, bursting with business people and tourists and at the same time maintaining a unique Dutch character. The city's history accounts for its economic and cultural development, the results of which we see today. While visiting Amsterdam, take a minute to check a few historical sites about the city - this way you'll surely find your way in the maze of Amsterdam City. Visit for a preview of the beautiful Amsterdam City