People Are Skating On Amsterdam’s Frozen Canals And The Footage Is Stunning

by 5 months ago

amsterdam canals skating

Europeans are facing some extremely cold temperatures these days but the fine folks of Amsterdam are taking advantage of the big freeze.

For the first time in about six years, Amsterdam’s canals are frozen to a thickness safe enough to support the weight of ice skaters. Whether for the memories or to get to certain parts of the city, locals have strapped on skates and ventured via the canals.

Some of the footage and pictures from the city show a surreal yet stunning scene. Plus, it just looks fun as hell.

We hebben sneeuw gehad, we hebben ijs gehad, nu hebben we sneeuwig ijs! 👴🏼

A post shared by Gosse Bouma (@gosse_bouma) on

A post shared by Lise (@liseteeuw_) on

Evening skating! #winter #amsterdam #skating #ice #igers

A post shared by @ globalcityscapes on

TAGSAmsterdamfrozen lakesIce Skatingvideowinter storms

Join The Discussion