How refreshing right? The Netherlands has always done things differently. There is a lot more to love in Gay Amsterdam than the many many gay bars, saunas, cruise clubs, dance parties and LGBT events — travelers can marvel at the golden age canals, iconic tilting gabled merchant houses, intriguing museums, vintage shopcreative design studios and the infamous Amsterdam coffeeshops.
Every year in early August, Amsterdam celebrates the equality of straight, gay, lesbian and transgender people. The most famous event at Gay Pride in Amsterdam is the Canal Parade: a string of gaudily decorated boats sailing on the Prinsengracht canal and part of the Amstel. The parade is held on the first Saturday in August and draws countless visitors every year.
Up to date information, very friendly staff with a great sense of humor. The staff even apologized My boyfriend and I we're both 20found this on our way to the Anne Frank House.
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See our going out guide for details. Many foreigners find themselves attracted to the city, and you can spot celebrities, such as George Michael, flying in for the weekend. Many bars are filled with more foreigners than locals during the summer months.
Throughout the entire center of Amsterdam you will find gay businesses and institutions. Gay and transgender visitors do not have to look for hotels marked with pink or rainbow flags. All hotelsrestaurants and bars are very open-minded.
Amsterdam is one very gay friendly city which we love visiting. It has one of the best gay scenes in Europe and we always have an amazing time here. Booking a hotel to stay in Amsterdam has never been a problem for us.
We love visiting Amsterdam. Whether it's for a city break, romantic weekend or a gay party, we always know we're going to have a terrific time. The city is dominated by water, with canals, around bridges, lots of cute narrow cobblestone streets and many many many bicycles!