Tissue Science 2019 Meeting & Hospitality
Amsterdam is the Netherlands’ capital it has a population of about 851,373 within the city proper, and 1,351,587 in the urban area and 2,410,960 in the Amsterdam metropolitan area. Amsterdam’s the name derives from Amsterdam the city’s origin as a dam of the river Amstel. Originating as a small fishing village in the late 12th century, Amsterdam became one of the most important ports in the world during the Dutch Golden Age a result of its innovative developments in trade. The 17th-century canals of Amsterdam and the 19–20th century Defence Line of Amsterdam are on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Amsterdam was ranked the second-best city in which to live by the Economist Intelligence Unit and 12th globally on quality of living for environment and infrastructure by Mercer. Amsterdam’s main attractions, including its historic canals, the Rijksmuseum, the Van Gogh Museum, Stedelijk Museum, Hermitage Amsterdam, Anne Frank House, Amsterdam Museum and its many cannabis coffee shops draw more than 5 million international visitors annually.