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Amsterdam (Lonely Planet City Guide)

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Amsterdam 's compact core is laced by atmospheric lanes and quarters. You never know what you ll find: a hidden garden, a "jenever" distillery, even an old monastery turned music venue. Karla Zimmerman, Lonely Planet Writer
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Paperback, 8th edition, 284 pages
Published March 1st 2012 by Lonely Planet Publications (first published January 1st 2010)
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Pete daPixie
I have spent quite a while in study for my forthcoming sojourn to the Netherlands, both using books and the internet. Hot off the press is 2012's 'Amsterdam' from 'lonely planet'. Written by Karla Zimmerman and Sarah Chandler, this guide is very comprehensive and well worth the time spent in perusal. The neighbourhoods of the city are split up into sections with adequate maps, main site recommendations and some very useful local knowledge tips. For the prospective tourist interested in art museu ...more
Another winner from Lonely Planet. The map is a great overview of the city's tram line, and the neighborhood guys really helped us make an itinerary. I wish the hotel guide had been a little more thorough, but hotel info changes too fast for a book to keep up.
Without this book, I would have felt pretty helpless in Amsterdam. Good descriptions of attractions, handy maps, and interesting tidbits. Very useful!
We took this book with us when we were in Amsterdam-it was very useful and much easier than carrying than other travel books that we had with us.
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