Celebrating 225th anniversary of Felix Meritis in Amsterdam
The year 2013 is a special year for Amsterdam. The city is holding many events throughout this year to commemorate several incredible milestones of its prominent landmarks. This is indeed an exclusive moment for you to book cheap flights to Amsterdam and attend one such event. To name a few, the visitors will get an opportunity to see the renovated Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum in their full glory. This is also a great moment to celebrate the 400 years of the Canal Ring. The events would be held at different venues across the city for 24 hours with outdoor exhibitions, concerts and parties all around.
Another significant event worth attending is the 225th anniversary of Felix Meritis. The celebrations would be held until October this year. This event will provide a chance to the tourists to visit Amsterdam to experience one of the best-kept secrets of the city. The oldest remaining Observatory of Netherlands will be the cynosure of all eyes. The Observatory is one of the highest vantage points for getting the best views of the Amsterdam canals. The wonderful 360-degree view of the city is simply amazing from here.
Felix Meritis, also called the house of the citizen, is situated right at the center of the Amsterdam World Heritage Site. Visit the Observatory to see the beautiful art installation ‘Amsterdam of Above – Amsterdam of Below’, created by renowned artist Joseph Semah. This incredible art installation connects the stars with the canals and prominent buildings of the city. The Observatory will be open to the visitors every day (except on Sundays) until October 31, 2013.