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1. Visit Rijksmuseum

Visit Rijksmuseum
4.5 /5

1 km
from city center
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Things To Do in Amsterdam

Rijksmuseum is the spectacular Dutch National Museum in Museumplein and houses over 8000 art and historical artefacts. The collections include masterpieces by famed painters like Rembrandt, Vermeer and Frans Hals.

2. Van Gogh Museum

Van Gogh Museum
Must Visit 4.3 /5

2 km
from city center
2 out of 47
Things To Do in Amsterdam

The Van Gogh museum hosts numerous paintings, drawings and letters of the late Dutch artist and exclusively houses the work of Vincent Van Gogh and his contemporaries. It is located at Museum Square in the southern part of the city.

3. Unwind at Vondelpark

Unwind at Vondelpark
Great For Family Outing 4.2 /5

2 km
from city center
3 out of 47
Things To Do in Amsterdam

Vondelpark is the largest and the most popular park in the city of Amsterdam.The park is a perfect place for recreation as well as for tourist purposes with its open-air theatre, children’s playground and cafeterias.

4. Book a Canal Cruise

Book a Canal Cruise
Instagram Worthy 3.8 /5

1 km
from city center
4 out of 47
Things To Do in Amsterdam

Amsterdam's canal cruises are world famous and are quite a beautiful way to tour the city. The cruise takes you through the heart of the city, making it a visually enchanting and learning experience.

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5. Get Clicked at I Amsterdam

Get Clicked at I Amsterdam
Instagram Worthy 3.3 /5

0 km
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A visit to the city is totally incomplete without having a picture clicked with these iconic letters. If you don't have this picture, your trip to Amsterdam is definitely incomplete. These are located behind the Rijksmuseum in museumplein

6. Roam Around Red Light District

Roam Around Red Light District
Must Visit 3.8 /5

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Amsterdam's red light district is the oldest part of the city, and is wholly responsible for the notorious reputation of the city world over. The district is lined with sex shops, containing all sorts of sex toys you can think of or might ever come to need.

7. Have a Brownie at Coffee Shops

Have a Brownie at Coffee Shops

1 km
from city center
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Things To Do in Amsterdam

Amsterdam accounts for about 160 coffee shops, and most of them are situated in the Red Light District. Amsterdam coffee shops have their own ambiance. The coffee shops are places where soft drugs such as marijuana, hashish, and cannabis are sold and consumed.

8. Bloemenmarkt

Bloemenmarkt
3.5 /5

0 km
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The Blomenmarkt is the only floating flower market in the world. Floating on the southern side of the Singel, this beautiful flower market will cater to all your flowery needs. It is the best place to find Tulips.

9. Beer Tasting in Amsterdam

Beer Tasting in Amsterdam
3.7 /5

1 km
from city center
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Things To Do in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is renowned for its locally crafted beers and beer-tasting culture. Microbreweries are in multiple numbers in the city, offering a variety of beers from dark and bitter to fruity and white. The quality of the locally crafted beers here is brilliant.

10. Upside Down Museum

Upside Down Museum
Instagram Worthy

3 km
from city center
10 out of 47
Things To Do in Amsterdam

The Upside Down Museum Amsterdam is a one of its kind Museum with a theme like you've never seen before - "If Instagram was a Museum." This is an interactive space set against various backgrounds like a nightclub and an amusement park. Here true magic happens!

11. Heineken Experience

Heineken Experience

1 km
from city center
11 out of 47
Things To Do in Amsterdam

Housed in the historic brewery built-in 1867 is the ‘Heineken Experience’ in Stadhouderskade, Amsterdam. It showcases the brewing process and entertains them with its intriguing exhibits. They offer several tours to demonstrate the process.

12. Enjoying Wax Statues at Madame Tussauds

Enjoying Wax Statues at  Madame Tussauds

0 km
from city center
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Madame Tussauds Amsterdam is a popular wax museum located in the city center. Visitors can see lifelike wax figures of celebrities, and historical and sports icons. Visitors can capture pictures with several including Anne Frank, Albert Einstein, Lady Gaga, and many others.

13. Garden of Europe

Garden of Europe

26 km
from city center
13 out of 47
Things To Do in Amsterdam

Keukenhof is one of the largest flower gardens in the world, located in the town Lisse of South Holland, Netherlands. This park opens annually every spring just in time when Dutch flowers bloom. Keukenhof is one of the most lively places during springtime.

14. Enjoy on a Canal Open Boat with Bar Tour

Enjoy on a Canal Open Boat with Bar Tour

1 km
from city center
14 out of 47
Things To Do in Amsterdam

The Canal Open Boat with Bar Tour in Amsterdam takes you through the various canals the city is known for, and you can also see several other tourist attractions. Enjoy the views of the serene and clear water while people watching and savoring the best and finest collection of alcohol.

15. Nine Streets

Nine Streets

1 km
from city center
15 out of 47
Things To Do in Amsterdam

Nine Streets are 9 awe-inspiring shopping streets in the middle of the spectacular canal belt of Amsterdam. Located in the center of Unesco World Heritage, behind the Palace on Dam Square between Raadhuisstraat and Leidsegracht, these streets feature classic & designer boutiques, elite shopping stores, and cozy cafes.

16. Begijnhof

Begijnhof
3.4 /5

0 km
from city center
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Begijnhof is a historic inner courtyard located in the center of Amsterdam, Netherlands. Here one can experience its peaceful atmosphere, surrounded by charming old buildings, and learn about the lives of the Beguines, a religious sisterhood that lived there for centuries.

17. A Day Trip to Efteling Park

A Day Trip to Efteling Park
Fun For Kids

81 km
from city center
17 out of 47
Things To Do in Amsterdam

One of the most widely known theme parks in Europe, the Efteling Park is situated in the heart of the Netherlands. An hour from the main city of Amsterdam, this Park has been modelled on old Dutch fairy tales and lore. The park also offer a themed hotel.

18. Anne Frank House

Anne Frank House
3.7 /5

1 km
from city center
18 out of 47
Things To Do in Amsterdam

Anne Frank House is where the famous writer Anne Frank and her family stayed in hiding from the Nazis. It has now been turned into a museum showcasing Anne Frank's journey during those terrifying times. The house is located on Prinsengracht 263 in Amsterdam.

19. Dam Square

Dam Square
3.4 /5

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Dam Square is the most popular town square in Amsterdam. It is the site of the royal palace and hosts several events throughout the year. It is located in the city centre and is flooded with a number of cafes, shops, and restaurants.

20. Jordaan

Jordaan
3.5 /5

1 km
from city center
20 out of 47
Things To Do in Amsterdam

Popularly known as the district of the working class, Jordaan is now one of the busiest districts in Amsterdam. Home to many art galleries, antique shops and fabulous bars and restaurants, a little walk through Jordaan is sure to make your day.

21. Stadelijk Museum of Modern Art

Stadelijk Museum of Modern Art
3.6 /5

2 km
from city center
21 out of 47
Things To Do in Amsterdam

The third major museum situated on Museumplein, Stedelijk Museum of Modern Art is the largest collection of modern art and design in the country. It contains the work of some of the most famous modern artists in the world.

22. Albert Cuypmarkt

Albert Cuypmarkt
3.6 /5

2 km
from city center
22 out of 47
Things To Do in Amsterdam

Located in the vibrant De Pijp district, the Albert Cuypmarkt is the largest and the most famous street market in the country. You can find almost everything you need in this market, usually at throwaway prices.

23. EYE Film Institute

EYE Film Institute
3.3 /5

2 km
from city center
23 out of 47
Things To Do in Amsterdam

The EYE Film Institute is a world-renowned film museum located in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Located on the north bank of the IJ River, it offers visitors panoramic views of the city and a unique architectural experience.

24. Westerkerk

Westerkerk

1 km
from city center
24 out of 47
Things To Do in Amsterdam

Nestled between Prinsengracht and Keizersgracht, the beautiful church is among the oldest Protestant churches in Amsterdam. With its incredible architecture and design, Westerkerk stands out as one of the most celebrated monuments in the city.

25. Boom Chicago

Boom Chicago

1 km
from city center
25 out of 47
Things To Do in Amsterdam

Over the years, Boom Chicago group has streamlined their act to create an interactive masterpiece performed daily at the historic Rozentheater in Amsterdam’s Jordaan district. They started out as an international creative group specializing in improv.

26. Rembrandt House Museum

Rembrandt House Museum

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from city center
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The Rembrandt House Museum on the Jewish Broad Street (Jodenbreestraat) in Amsterdam is a one of a kind art museum refurbished in the space of Rembrandt’s past home. It includes his work - etchings, drawings, and items collection.

27. The Oude Church

The Oude Church

1 km
from city center
27 out of 47
Things To Do in Amsterdam

Located in the Red Light District of Amsterdam, The Oude Church with an intriguing history of its conversion from a Roman Catholic Church to a Calvinist Church. Currently, it is functioning as a centre for contemporary art and heritage.

28. Emperor's Canal

Emperor's Canal

1 km
from city center
28 out of 47
Things To Do in Amsterdam

Emperor's Canal is a picturesque waterway, surrounded by stunning 17th-century houses. It is considered one of the city's most beautiful and tranquil areas. One can admire its historical architecture, take a leisurely stroll along its banks, and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere.

29. Muiden Castle

Muiden Castle

12 km
from city center
29 out of 47
Things To Do in Amsterdam

In the town of Muiden to the Southeast of Amsterdam is the stunning Muiden Castle dating back to the 13th century. This castle is at the mouth of the river Vecht and was built by Count Floris V in 1280. It is currently a national museum.

30. Moco Museum

Moco Museum

2 km
from city center
30 out of 47
Things To Do in Amsterdam

Moco Museum is a boutique museum that is well-visited for its exquisite collections of modern and contemporary art by famous artists like Banksy, Roy Lichtenstein, and Andy Warhol. It is located on Museumplein, Villa Asberg.

31. Amsterdam Dungeon

Amsterdam Dungeon

0 km
from city center
31 out of 47
Things To Do in Amsterdam

Amsterdam Dungeon is a horror theatre show related to the dutch dark history. With multiple live shows, attractions, and amusing characters, one is bound to have a fantastic time visiting this dungeon. It shows the dark times through small performances.

32. Royal Palace of Amsterdam

Royal Palace of Amsterdam

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from city center
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The Royal Palace of Amsterdam is the seat of Dutch royalty and one of the three palaces in the Netherlands at the disposal of the Monarch by the Act of Parliament in Dam Square, Amsterdam. Visitors can visit most of the rooms in the Palace.

33. Leiden Square

Leiden Square

1 km
from city center
33 out of 47
Things To Do in Amsterdam

Laced with nightclubs, steakhouses and parks which are just footsteps away, Leidseplein in Amsterdam is a busy and popular square. It is located at the heart of Amsterdam and is a hub for party lovers and entertainment seekers.

34. Lord's Canal

Lord's Canal

1 km
from city center
34 out of 47
Things To Do in Amsterdam

Lord's Canal surrounds beautiful mansions and the area around is known for its posh and grand tone. It is an excellent escape into the charm of beautiful Amsterdam. It starts with the Herenmarkt, a square that hosts one of the historical monuments of the city.

35. Portuguese Synagogue Amsterdam

Portuguese Synagogue Amsterdam

1 km
from city center
35 out of 47
Things To Do in Amsterdam

A functioning worship house for the Jewish community, the Portuguese Synagogue is located in Visserplein. It is also one of the largest and oldest functioning synagogues in Europe.

36. Our Lord in the Attic

Our Lord in the Attic

4 km
from city center
36 out of 47
Things To Do in Amsterdam

Our Lord in the Attic is a delightful and unique 17th-century house with a church in the attic. It is nestled in the buzzing city center in the Red Light District area. Notably, it houses one of the oldest museums in the city, where you can distinctively experience the Dutch Golden Age.

37. Foodhallen

Foodhallen

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Foodhallen is a popular, sassy, & spacious food court with 21 culinary stands set in a monumental building snuggled in Amsterdam-West. It lets visitors celebrate flavors with its stalls offering International cuisine dishes from hot dogs & burgers to tacos & french pastries and beverages.

38. NDSM Wharf

NDSM Wharf

3 km
from city center
38 out of 47
Things To Do in Amsterdam

Located in northwest Amsterdam, NDSM is a former shipping wharf area that is used today as a space for exhibitions, live music performances, cultural events, and festivals. It also features offices, student housing, and eatery options.

39. Flevopark

Flevopark

4 km
from city center
39 out of 47
Things To Do in Amsterdam

Flevopark is a greenspace with sizable lawns for picnics, jogging trails, a playground, a youth center - Jeugdland, a large outdoor swimming pool, a tennis court, & barbecue areas. It is situated in the Indische Buurt, beside the University of Amsterdam's Science Park .

40. Electric Ladyland Amsterdam

Electric Ladyland Amsterdam

0 km
from city center
40 out of 47
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Electric Ladyland Amsterdam is the only art museum of its kind that features fluorescent minerals from all over the globe. The museum is snuggled downstairs from the Electric Lady Art Gallery and is only a 5-minute walk from the Anne Frank House and the Wester Kerk.

41. A’dam Tower

A’dam Tower

10 km
from city center
41 out of 47
Things To Do in Amsterdam

A'dam Tower offers marvelous 360-degree views of Amsterdam & the surrounding regions. It embraces Europe’s highest swing, Over The Edge & the Amsterdam VR Roller Coaster Ride, where you can experience the adrenaline rush, and features the Sky Bar for refreshments.

42. Artis Royal Zoo

Artis Royal Zoo

9 km
from city center
42 out of 47
Things To Do in Amsterdam

ARTIS Royal Zoo is a zoo and botanical garden in Amsterdam's heart. It is a sanctuary for 200 varieties of trees and around 700 animal species, of which many are on the verge of extinction. Artis is the oldest zoo in the Netherlands and the fifth oldest zoo in the world.

43. Westergasfabriek

Westergasfabriek

0 km
from city center
43 out of 47
Things To Do in Amsterdam

The Westergasfabriek, set in Westerpark in Amsterdam, serves as a cultural venue. It is a unique spot for local and international visitors embracing greenery, workspace, and area for large and small events, including film, theater, exhibition, & more.

44. Blijburg aan Zee

Blijburg aan Zee

79 km
from city center
44 out of 47
Things To Do in Amsterdam

The Blijburg aan Zee is an authentic hangout spot in the city and is one of the groovy and largest beaches in Amsterdam. It is a rejuvenating escapade from the city commotion amid the city itself. Weekend brunches, events for kids, and DJs & live bands are popular activities here.

45. H'ART Museum

H'ART Museum

1 km
from city center
45 out of 47
Things To Do in Amsterdam

The Hermitage Amsterdam, located along the Amstel River in centre of the city, is not only known for its architectural charm but also in the wealth of art and artifacts it houses. It was established as a satellite of the renowned State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia.

46. NEMO Science Museum

NEMO Science Museum

1 km
from city center
46 out of 47
Things To Do in Amsterdam

Perched on the Oosterdok, NEMO Science Museum, shaped like a ship's hull, is a distinct green-copper building. The museum's various themed sections cover everything from electricity and technology to the human body and sustainable living.

47. Maritime Museum

Maritime Museum

1 km
from city center
47 out of 47
Things To Do in Amsterdam

Strategically positioned on the city's historic waterfront, close to the central train station, Maritime Museum is known for its immersive exploration of Dutch maritime prowess, offering visitors a captivating journey through centuries of seafaring achievements.

FAQs on Amsterdam

What are the top shopping places in Amsterdam?

The top shopping places in Amsterdam are Albert Cuypmarkt, Bloemenmarkt, Dam Square.

How can I commute within Amsterdam?

Amsterdam has an elaborate and well-connected public transportation system. Various parts of the city are connected via buses, trams, ferries and also the metro, all of which use the OV Chipkaart smart card system. You can use the IJ ferries or use the canal system to cruise around the city. The centre of Amsterdam is best covered on foot, or even better on bicycles. Cars are not recommended due to narrow roads and expensive parking.
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What are the top sightseeing places in Amsterdam?

The top sightseeing places in Amsterdam are Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum, Vondelpark, Canal Cruise, Red Light District, Beer Tasting.

What are the top activities in Amsterdam?

The top activities in Amsterdam are Heineken Experience Fast Track Ticket, Amsterdam Public Transport 1-7 Day Ticket, 1 Hour Amsterdam Canal Cruise, Holland Pass For Museums And Top Attractions In The Netherlands , Countryside & Windmills Tour from Amsterdam, Van Gogh Museum Entrance Ticket.

What are the top hotels in Amsterdam?

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