Amsterdam- The world´s most tolerant city
The capital of the Netherlands is one of the most popular cities in Europe. With hundreds of canals, picturesque bridges and beautiful architecture, Amsterdam is absolutely unique. The most famous European painters lived here and Amsterdam is home to many world class museums. In 2001 the Netherlands became the first country to grant legal recognition to same-sex marriage. Amsterdam has frequently been named one of the most LGBT-friendly cities in the world and gay visitors love its liberal and open-minded atmosphere. The gay scene focuses on the downtown area around popular Reguliersdwarsstraat with countless of queer bars and clubs.