The canals of Amsterdam have long become an integral part of its urban landscape. They, like roads, encircle the city with a dense network, creating an indescribable atmosphere.
While traveling in Amsterdam, you involuntarily notice floating houses moored along the banks of these canals, which are not unusual for locals.
Houseboats in Amsterdam
Some of them are old converted barges, others are special platforms towed by boats. The interior space of the houses is furnished in the same way as ordinary housing: kitchen, living room, bedroom, etc. On the upper deck there may be some semblance of a garden or terrace. Continue reading