An Artistic Journey
Most people travel around by Tram in Amsterdam as it's the easiest way to "hop on, hop off." But the Metro trains are a feast for the eyes. Not only do they make the train cars wide enough for locals to fit their bikes (really, the BEST way to get from A-to-B in 'Dam) but the inside walls of several train cars are covered in artwork. Back in 2008, in an effort to revitalise the 30-year-old system, the GVB collaborated with the Amsterdam Fund for the Arts to work with Dutch artists on covering the trains. From a safari-meets-fairy animal kingdom to guitars floating in space and fish in the ocean, you'll feel as if you're riding in an exhibit rather than an advertisement.
By Sara Lieberman, AFAR Contributor
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