The 151 best places to visit during a city trip in Amsterdam
Dive into the bustling Amsterdam and discover famous and hidden gems. There is plenty to do! So you can go shopping in the 9 streets, a neighbourhood full of unique boutiques and shops. Or experience the atmosphere of the picturesque Jordaan where there are plenty of places to pop down. As far as culture is concerned, Amsterdam is also a good place. You will find various world museums about art, history and nature, beautiful courtyards and beautiful historic canals.
Step into the world of Van Gogh and discover the painter's largest collection. Learn all about the life and time of the artist.
Around the grounds of the former gas factory you will find this modern park. A bustling place where you can relax and find trendy eateries.
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Enjoy a varied selection of quality films in a beautiful ambience in this oldest and most stylish cinema in Amsterdam.
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Enter this dream world full of fairies, dragons, trolls, unicorns and witches. This magical fairy-tale forest is for the real fantasy lover.
In this cozy eatery they love food, nature, people and culture. 'Skek is run by 30 enthusiastic students and is very affordable.
Pizza maker Il pizzaiolo di Pazzi is happy to let you taste the real Italian cuisine and prepare its pizzas in an authentic wood-burning oven.
Since 1957 you can go to Vleminckx for a pointed bag of Flemish fries with tasty sauce. According to many, the best fries in the whole country.
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In Red Wing Shoes you will find a collection of the American shoe brand that started in 1905 with the production of sustainable work shoes.
Here you can go all day for a nice breakfast and lunch in the style of Paris or New York. Drink a fresh smoothie or cup of coffee.
A valhalla for lovers of vintage. In Episode you will find racks full of unique items. From clothes to shoes and original accessories.
The fusion of Japanese and Dutch culture can be felt in Okura's and elegant service, culinary expertise and subtle craving for perfection.
This mansion was built at the end of the Golden Age and inhabited by wealthy families. Take a look at the beautiful style rooms.
This skate shop is a household name in Amsterdam. In addition to skateboards, you will find a wide collection of fashion, shoes and accessories.
On a beautiful little canal you will find Vegabond. A vegan shop where you can go for a fresh lunch, tartlets and delicious coffee.
INK can be found in a former office of the newspaper “Time”. Add a special chapter to your own story in this luxury bohemian lifestyle hotel.
This is undoubtedly the most sung, described and romanticized piece of Amsterdam. Discover for yourself what makes this city district so special.
In the Jordaan you will find this unique museum dedicated to fluorescent art. Step inside and you are part of the artworks yourself.
In addition to real cats, you will find a collection that shows the role the cat has played over the centuries in the field of art and culture.
Here everything revolves around the avocado. Taste classic and bold dishes made with honest avocados. A place for fans of the green fruit.
The Oosterpark Hotel Arena, formerly an orphanage, now has beautiful rooms with high ceilings, fine details and wooden beams.
Lloyd Hotel, located at't IJ, is full of unique rooms in surprising designs. Everyone is welcome to this first 1-to 5 star hotel in the world.
De Nieuwe Kerk has been famous for its high-profile exhibitions of art, photography, and inspiring people and cultures for decades.
Enjoy refined cuisine in an intimate and historic setting. French cuisine is often described as exciting, modest and refined.
The first video game hotel in the world. With retro and modern consoles in your hotel room and a kick-assed Game Room full of VR and gaming PCs. Game on!
8,000 masterpieces tell you the story of 800 years of Dutch art and history. With the impressive Hall of Fame as its highlight.
Until a few years ago, these sleeping cars were still on the night train Zürich — Rome. Now they stand still and serve as a unique hostel.
Open the big door on the Spui and step into this special, hidden courtyard. Enjoy the tranquility of this beautiful, historic city centre spot.
In BLGK, goldsmiths Marijke in Loo, Marit de Koomen and Wouter de Gruijter create jewelry that are distinguished by their own design.
Hidden in the heart of the city centre is a small wonder. Climb up the stairs and discover a complete church in the attic.
Go to the A'DAM tower at high altitude. A tower with several bars, restaurants and an observation deck, with exciting swing.
Here they have a passion for trendy design, high-end fashion and the latest music. But also 238 luxury suites and a heated self-bath on the roof.
Foam shows in a surprising and high quality way all aspects of the medium of photography. From contemporary to historical work.
Meet typical Amsterdam elegance in a surprising maze of twenty-five merged canal houses dating from the Golden Age.
Offering an à la carte restaurant, Hotel de Hallen is located in urban vintage with Scandinavian interior design, 2 km from Dam Square.
In the monumental building, which now houses the museum, Rembrandt lived and worked between 1639 and 1658. Visit his studio and discover his story.
This hotel is one large artful living room. The rooms are not just rooms, but artworks each with their own story and identity.
This city museum tells the story of the city of Amsterdam. About then, now and later. Young and old can discover the secrets of the city here.
Bierfabriek is a unique combination of restaurant and brewery in the heart of Amsterdam. Taste home-brewed beer and a good meal.
Discover Jewish culture and history in the Jewish Cultural Quarter. You will find several museums, the Portuguese Synagogue and more.
Opposite the image of Johnny Jordaan and Aunt Leen you will find this shop full of unique home accessories, clothes and gifts.
Laboratory to hostel. Authentic details are playfully interspersed with stylish Dutch design. A nice, lively spot on the IJ river.
If you look at the world very close, a new one opens up for you. This first microbes museum in the world shows the invisible.
Marvel at the Hermitage part of the collection of State Museum de Hermitage in St. -Petersburg, one of the most famous and largest museums in the world.
Sleeping in a freestanding turret. The Windketel is an industrial monument from 1897 that has been converted into a luxury double apartment.
In the heart of Amsterdam, on the way to the Nine Streets, you will find this shop full of beautiful fashion accessories of Dutch design.
Since 1631 you can find the Westerkerk on the edge of the Jordaan. Walk inside and see the imposing organ in this white, light church.
Repeatedly named the best luxury hotel in the Netherlands. To stay in this architectural masterpiece is a true experience.
In one of the oldest places in the city you will find De Prael, a brewery, shop and tasting room. Taste delicious artisanal brewed beer.
A visit to this leading department store is a real experience. The stylish building on Dam Square brings together numerous top brands.
The tours with the small boats of The Guys are the perfect way to enjoy the magical canals of Amsterdam.
A 19th century warehouse, right in the heart of Amsterdam. The Rijksmuseum is around the corner, but you're also in the Jordaan. The perfect base.
Spend the night in a typical Dutch spot, on five Amsterdam canals. Classy and modern. Within walking distance of De Pijp and the Albert Cuyp market.
Sleep in a unique piece of Amsterdam history. This industrial crane from 1957 has been converted into a luxury apartment with a view over the IJ.
For 45 years you can go here for vintage gems. Discover thousands of items there. From colorful prom dresses to skirts, jackets, jewelry and more.
CityHub combines the social feel of a hostel with the privacy of a comfortable sleeping cabin. Equipped with a large bed and plenty of features.
Blue Amsterdam is a café and restaurant with a fantastic view over Amsterdam. From the tall glass tower you can see all kinds of famous buildings.
In need of a healthy stopover? Then go for a delicious cold pressed juice full of nutrients from the Juice Brothers.
At the intersection between West and the Jordaan you will find the cozy Bar Fuel. Here you can go for a Coffee to go to a dinner to stay.
On one of the most beautiful canals you will find the largest collection of old original industrial lamps. Each lamp is unique and has its own appearance.
Listen to the story of Amsterdam's canals in this museum and get to know the city of then and now in an adventurous way.
In the heart of Amsterdam you will find ARTIS, where nature, culture and heritage come together. Discover numerous animal species, centuries-old trees and beautiful stories.
An extraordinary, centuries-old building located on the historic canal belt. The warm welcome of Nataliya and Maurice will make you come home.
Ivy & Bros combines coffee, lunch and shopping. Besides delicious food you will also find all kinds of fun fashion accessories and design items.
A store dedicated to peanut butter. The different flavours are made with only real, honest ingredients.
This neighborhood is known all over the world. Put on the naughty shoes and set off in this exciting piece of Amsterdam.
The Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam is the place where everyone can discover and experience modern and contemporary art and design.
Step inside and imagine yourself in a world of colourful brocante, vintage and curiosities. Find surprising gifts or a unique item for your own interior.
At Rush Hour you will find a wide collection of music lovers and DJs, ranging from house and techno to reggae and soul.
Here everyone, from young to old, will discover how fascinating science and technology are. Visit exhibitions, experiments and workshops.
With a collection of more than 5,000 bags, you won't be bored with this. Complete your visit with a delicious lunch or special high tea.
In one of the most beautiful original museum buildings in the Netherlands you will find this museum about people. Discover the cultural diversity that our world is rich.
At this artisan Italian ice cream factory in the middle of the Jordaan you get the best ice cream. Taste both familiar and surprising flavours.
Walk in here for the most beautiful vintage items. You will find unique dresses, jackets, shoes, earrings and rings from the 40s.
Here you can taste in the atmosphere of the brewery. Dive into the tasting room under the mill or plunge down on the sunny terrace and enjoy a beer.
In a beautiful corner building on the Prinsengracht you will find the most beautiful jewelry. Be surprised by the beautiful necklaces, rings and bracelets.
Learn more about the war years in this beautiful monumental building. Stroll through recreated streets and see the atmosphere become increasingly grim.
Walk into this oldest Chinese quarter of the European mainland and imagine yourself in Asia. In Chinatown you will find tokos, restaurants and a large temple.
The Moco Museum showcases a wide range of modern and contemporary art. Unique is the permanent exhibition with work by graffiti artist Banksy.
You will find the Blue Tea House in a unique building in the middle of the Vondelpark. On the large terrace it is always cozy during sunny days.
Next to the Palace on Dam Square you will find Melly's Cookie Bar where the scent of homemade cookies and good coffee draw you in.
You look your eyes out here. With love, the candy artists of Papabubble work on the most colorful candy. You can always taste there.
Experience Amsterdam like an Amsterdammer, hop on a bike and discover the city. Rent a bike from Yellow Bike or set off with a local guide.
At this chocolaterie, pastry and tea room you can go for the tastiest cakes, refined chocolates, biscuits, coffee and tea.
The Maritime Museum shows how the sea has determined Dutch culture. Discover 500 years of maritime history in this beautiful building.
Restored brings designers and visitors together in a new way. Discover simple and pure design items and the inspiring story behind it.
The hundred-year-old Albert Cuypmarkt is much sung and described. On the well-known market you will find real Amsterdam humor and many stalls.
From large houseplants to gardening stuff and original (green) gifts. This beautiful city garden shop new style is full of it.
Burgerbar de Burgermeester is an idea of three Amsterdam school friends, looking for good, honest and affordable food.
At Geisha, let yourself be seduced by flavors from Asian cultures. The decor and refined cuisine are perfectly matched.
From hideout to museum. See and experience the Secret Annexe, the place where Anne Frank was hiding, and learn more about her story.
A brewery, brewpub and shop in one. No less than 700,000 litres are brewed and bottled per year. Besides beer, also own lemonades.
Behind the monument on Dam Square, hidden in the Pijlsteeg, you will find this tasting room. Let the liqueurs and jenevers taste you in the 17th century setting.
This cosy place is the ideal location for a great lunch, coffee or a delicious piece of apple pie. Also nice. Almost the entire interior is on sale.
From wooden chapel at the IJ to imposing church. The Oude Kerk has been a place of connection for seven centuries, nowadays of heritage and art.
Take a seat at this first Omeletterie of the Netherlands and taste delicious omelets, sandwiches, paninis, fresh fruit juices and homemade patisserie.
It is a good place to stay in this unique brasserie. Experience the beautiful art, the view of the Herengracht and the dishes of classic French cuisine.
EYE is there for everyone who loves film. You will find four movie halls, changing exhibitions and a bar-restaurant with beautiful views.
In this cosy department store you will find beautiful products that let you enjoy life. From fashion and interior to beautiful artful items.
Experience the luxury in rooms designed by Remy Meijers, step into the city centre and enjoy French cuisine and wines in the award-winning restaurant.
2.02 meters wide and 5 meters deep. The smallest house in Amsterdam is big in atmosphere. Inside you will find a tea and ceramics shop and tea room.
In the heart of the beating heart of Amsterdam, the Red Light District, De Koffieschenkerij offers a place with good coffee, cake, lunch and plenty of atmosphere.
Look at the Dam around you and you will see the Palace on Dam, Bijenkorf, the Nieuwe Kerk the National Monument, living statues and many pigeons.
This oldest bead shop in the Netherlands focuses on expertise and years of experience. The timeless range offers something for everyone.
This is one of the oldest botanical gardens in the world. Let yourself be amazed by 4000 different plants from all over the world.
Only beer from Dutch breweries is served here. That doesn't make the choice any less with more than 100 types of beer in the bottle.
A few minutes walk from Central Station you will find this cultural restaurant. With a large terrace and harbour on the water it is good to stay there.
At Nam Kee, Amsterdam's most famous Chinese restaurant, you can enjoy authentic Cantonese cuisine since 1981.
In the heart of Amsterdam you will find La Rosa Curiosa. A unique shop with a collection consisting of vintage, new and homemade clothing.
Between the cranes of the NSDM shipyard you will find a place. An inspiring location at the IJ with a full cultural program and mostly vegetarian cuisine.
This contemporary hotel stands out against the industrial background of the NDSM shipyard. Comfortable, stylish and close to the ferry.
An oasis of peace. Hidden in the busy Kalverstraat you will find this church that started as a shelter for the first two centuries of its existence.
In the heart of Amsterdam you will find this oldest comic book store in the world. Since 1968, the place where lovers find their favorite comic book.
As a houseboat resident, Vincent noticed that passers-by were curious about the interior of his boat. That's how the idea for a museum arose.
The Amsterdam song of life is of paramount importance in this famous café. For 50 years you can sing along with Dutch artists.
Discover this hidden gem on the Red Light District. Enjoy the homely atmosphere, the waterfront terrace and seasonal dishes.
Pluk stands for healthy and enjoying. It is a stylish green hotspot where they combine delicious food, juices, coffee, lifestyle and interior.
In Mint Mini Mall you will find the most original lifestyle items and beautiful accessories. Nice to give a gift or to keep completely to yourself.
Fresh, artisanal and lovingly made loaves, cakes and much more. That's what you find when you step into the Last Crumb.
At SLA you get salads, juices, soups and snacks that are so tasty that you forget that it is also super healthy.
You will return in time when you walk into this herbal store. The authentic decor has changed little since the 18th century.
This elongated city park is popular with both Amsterdammers and tourists. Besides enjoying the sun, you can discover plenty of them.
This beautiful neighbourhood behind Dam Square is full of picturesque monuments in which you will find many special shops and unique restaurants.
In a beautiful, former warehouse from 1680 you will find this vistronomy. In the open kitchen they work passionately on special fish dishes.
This is a candy store where book fanatics will keep looking around. Because of the love of beautiful creative books, you don't come here.
Be inspired by the playful spaces and hotel rooms with a sparkling design. But also by the guests: traveler, creative locals and students.
The Stayokay is located in the typical Amsterdam district of Zeeburg, which is full of cozy pubs. In addition, you will be in the heart of the city centre in 15 minutes.
Located 800 metres from the Van Gogh Museum, this hotel offers rooms with terrace or French balcony and decorated in warm, soft colours.
And new kind of apartment hotel. Zoku offers traveling professionals a home base for a period of several days to several months.
Explore the east of Amsterdam and stay in the brand new design hostel Generator. The hostel is housed in a former zoological building.
One of the oldest and most beautiful 5-star hotels in Amsterdam. The property dates back to the Golden Age and hosted numerous legendary guests.
Stay with Sir Adam in the A'DAM Tower. Choose a commemorative soundtrack from the music library for your stay and dream away from the view.
At Gollum they are captivated by specialty beer. The selection of beer is impressive. Expert lovers behind the bar will gladly help you choose.
During an interactive discovery tour you will learn more about Lucas Bols and his liqueurs and jenevers. See how everything comes together to create the perfect cocktail.
Go above the water in one of the 28 transformed bridgeguard houses. For example, in this cubist cottage on the Hortus Bridge.
This concept is inspired by indoor food markets from major cities around the world. Walk around and enjoy a variety of unique dishes.
At the Rokin you will find P.G.C. Hajenius, one of the most renowned cigar houses in Europe since 1914.
In the middle of the fun girls you will find Tonton Club, an arcade full of arcade and pinball machines, air hockey, beer and delicious snacks.
Experience the grandeur of the last century in this monumental building. Imagine yourself as a guest in your own kingdom, right in the heart of Amsterdam.
In the authentic corner building of Winkel 43 you can go all day long. Taste the famous apple pie or something of the changing lunch menu.
One of the oldest second-hand clothing stores in Amsterdam where you can go for vintage from the 50s to 80s.
This metro stop on the south-west side of the city centre is a stop for metro lines 51, 53 and 54 and a good starting point for a canal walk.
Parking area with convenient parking rives located on the A10 ring near the Zeeburgertunnel. The city centre is easy to reach by fast tram.
This metro stop is located on metro lines 51, 53 and 54, and Dam Square is a 10-minute walk away. The hiking trail runs through the Red Light District.
Metro lines 51, 53 and 54 leave from this metro stop at NS Station Amsterdam Centraal to the city centre.
You can park relatively cheap in this not too large parking garage. The metro station is just around the corner. Convenient to travel from here.
Centrally located parking garage at the Waterlooplein. The location is quickly accessible via the IJ tunnel and ideal for exploring the city centre.
The information centre at Stationsplein will be happy to help you with tips on the city, hotel reservations and book excursions.
This train station is located on the north side of the city centre. Take the exit at the front and walk through the square to Dam Square in about 10 minutes.
In the shop you will find the best Amsterdam products, souvenirs, books, tickets for museums and events and useful information of the city.
This parking garage in IJhaven is close to Nemo and the Maritime Museum. For Amsterdam concepts a favorable hourly and daily rate.
Relatively cheap car park on the northwest side near the Haarlemmerdijk and Haarlemmerstraat. Nice point to start with your day in Amsterdam.
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