"Amsterdam is the capital of the Netherlands with a population of 872,680. Found within the province of North Holland, Amsterdam is colloquially referred to as the "Venice of the North". Amsterdam has 165 canals, which is in total more than 100 kilometers. There are 1281 bridges in Amsterdam, 80 can be found within the canal ring. The most famous bridge is the Magere Brug or Skinny Bridge.
The city of Amsterdam is located on 90 small islands. The three most important canals are the Herengracht, Prinsengracht, and Keizersgracht. These were created in the 17th century during the Dutch Golden Age. There are more than 1550 monumental buildings alongside these canals. The biggest football club in Amsterdam, Ajax, has one of the most successful youth education programs in football in the world.
Bridges represent a symbol of connection, stability and progress while canals represent the structure and balance in your own life.”