Rest bright, full of joyful emotions in Holland approaches end and it is already necessary to collect suitcases to fly back home, but … what to take with itself for memory? That there were no similar questions at you, and you already foreknew what to bring interesting souvenirs from Amsterdam, we will tell you in this article.
Really, going on the vacation or in business trip to this or that country, always there is a question of purchases of the gifts, souvenirs and other interesting things connected, first of all, with this country. Speaking about Holland, it is possible to tell safely that it will be much easier to solve a problem of "souvenir shopping", than you imagine it.
No, the speech will not go now about notorious magnetics to the refrigerator or cards with the image of sights – Holland is attractive by the special souvenirs.
Bulbs of flowers
The most important attribute among souvenirs and other gifts "for the house". It is almost impossible to imagine this country without multi-colored beautiful bright tulips. In this plan ideal time for visit of Holland – spring months.
Of course, in Amsterdam, as well as in other large and small cities of the country, you can get literally at every turn bulbs of tulips and other most beautiful flowers. There is only one big "problem": the hugest choice of flower grades! You should choose among several hundred species of tulips, about five hundred grades of a narcissus, considerable quantity of hyacinths and other flower plants.
Couple of useful tips how to buy flower bulbs in Holland
1. In spite of the fact that bulbs can suggest to buy you in any places of the same Amsterdam, try to avoid doubtful places for purchase and choose exclusively special flower markets. In the above-mentioned capital of Holland there is the largest flower market – Bloemenmarkt. Than it is remarkable, so it that the market is a floating construction and moves on the channel Singel.
2. Buy bulbs in packed form. When get into the plane to fly back home, in such look you can quietly hand over them in baggage, without being afraid of problems with customs control (there is a risk that, taking bulbs hand luggage, to you can forbid them to import on the territory of the Russian Federation or the CIS countries).
One more moment: getting bulbs of tulips and other flowers in spring time, consider time of their landing – not earlier than fall. Also the probability is great that flowers will not be able to sprout. Consult to skilled flower beds how to couch the Dutch bulbs.
Other significant souvenirs from Holland
Besides the true colors not a sin to buy as a gift and … wooden tulips! By sight they a little than differ from original as make them at the top level: and cutting from a tree, and a coloring are pleasing to the eye of any tourist.
Time we started talking about wooden products, it is necessary to tell about so-called klompa – the shoes executed from a tree. Surprisingly, but in the Dutch villages and to this day some people walk in such boots. Mill. Surely buy a wooden souvenir in the form of a mill – the main symbol of the Netherlands.
To football players and simply fans of soccer. Attributes of Ajax club
Scarfs, balls and t-shirts with symbolics of the well-known Netherlands club, a boot, a pipe and many other things are all this you will find in a special little shop, being in the area of stadium Amsterdam the Arena.
Among drinks in Holland alcoholic Zhenever (juniper vodka) is famous, and from a food you by all means will like the real Dutch cheese known for the whole world.
Krasnykh Fonarey Street and hempy products
Perhaps, the sex shop is that is necessary for you. In the country of the legalized prostitution there is a large number of shops of this orientation. As for hempy things, buy also to the relatives clothes from this nice plant.