Amazing Amsterdam light festival till 19th January 2020

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Location : Amsterdam, Netherlands

Destination type : Cultural

This is a unique event conducted in Amsterdam .During the Amsterdam Light festival period, light artworks and installations designed by contemporary (international) artists, designers and architects were exhibited in the city specifically for the occasion. This year theme for the event is “Disrupt”.

History of  Amsterdam Light Festival

  1. The Amsterdam light festival is celebrated since 2012
  2. In 2017 the land exposition took place at the Marineterrein Amsterdam and artist Ai Weiwei participated by providing the entire canal belt with his longest work “thin line” ever
  3. In 2017-18 edition it attracted 9,00,000 visitors
  4. The current  edition is happening since 28th November 2019 to 19th January 2020

Activities for tourists Amsterdam Light Festival

  1. Cruise through the canals to admire the light works
  2. Visit Rijsk museum
  3. Visit House of Bols
  4. Visit Van Gogh museum
  5. Visit Anne Frank house

How to reach there


Amsterdam’s Schiphol International Airport is well-connected to various cities in the world by regular flights. While the national carrier for the Netherlands is KLM, some other flights which operate from here are Air France, British Airways, Emirates, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines and US Airways.


Amsterdam enjoys excellent rail connectivity with most other cities in Europe. High speed trains to Amsterdam operate from London, Brussels, Paris, Frankfurt and Berlin. A train journey to the Dutch capital has its benefits as it brings you face to face with the scenic countryside.

Nearby destinations for tour operators / travel agents

  1. Rotterdam ( 93kms away)
  2. The Hague ( 67 kms away)
  3. Cologne ( 262kms away)
  4. Antwerp (165 kms away)
  5. Keukenhof gardens ( 42kms away)

Some hotels in Amsterdam for tourists and tour operators with room tariff less than Rs.5000/- per night

Hotel Museum Lane

Art Hotel Amsterdam


via Amsterdam

St Christopher’s Inn

Lloyd Hotel

Meininger Hotel Amsterdam City West


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Photo courtesy:Door Erik Zachte – Eigen werk, CC BY-SA 3.0,

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