Discover Amsterdam

Visit the world-famous 17th century capital of Holland. Enjoy the historic buildings, beautiful museums and pleasant ambiance. Go for a boat tour on the canals, stroll through Vondelpark, and go shopping in the inner city. Amsterdam is a unique city!

Discover Amsterdam with the Holland Pass

Discover Amsterdam with your Holland Pass and enjoy free tickets and many discounts for Heineken Experience, Van Gogh Museum, Maritiem Museum, and much more.

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Quarters of Amsterdam
  • Amsterdam Noord

    Unlock the secrets of Amsterdam Noord, filled with hip hotspots and a gateway to the countryside.

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  • Amsterdam Oost

    Visit Oost for a delightful change of pace, family-friendly attractions and modern architecture.

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  • Amsterdam Zuid

    Lose yourself in the charms of Amsterdam Zuid’s world-class museums, restaurants, parks and venues.

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  • Amsterdam West

    Experience all that Amsterdam West has to offer with dining, shopping and entertainment highlights.

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Where to sleep in Amsterdam

Events in Amsterdam

Amsterdam Gay Pride

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Visit Amsterdam Gay Pride and book your accommodations now.

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Restaurants in Amsterdam

Where will you eat in Amsterdam? On a beautiful terrace? Chic, or informal? View the tips here.

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Watch this video: Falling in love

Discover the romantic side of Amsterdam for yourself.

Did you know

Amsterdam has more canals than Venice?

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Experience Amsterdam

Come to Amsterdam and discover the world-famous 17th-century inner city. The pleasant Jordaan district boasts narrow streets, bustling cafés and stately merchant houses lining the famous canals. Go shopping in small boutiques and art galleries in de 9 straatjes (9 streets) or visit one of the large department stores for indoor shopping.

Museums for all ages

Amsterdam has the world’s highest museum density and it home to cultural treasures like the Van Gogh Museum, Anne Frank House, and Rijksmuseum with its world-famous “The Night Watch’’ by Rembrandt the painter.
Are you visiting Amsterdam with children? Micropia near Artis and Science Center NEMO are must-see attractions!

Exploring Amsterdam by boat and bicycle

The name of the city dates from the 12th century, when a dam was built in the Amstel river. Today the water is still a defining element of Amsterdam. You should definitely go on a boat tour of Amsterdam and discover the historic canal ring, which became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2011.

Feel like a native and explore the city by bicycle. Or book a complete cycling holiday if you want a sportive holiday. Amsterdam is the starting point for several routes that will have you visit countless highlights in Holland.

Hop on- Hop off Amsterdam

The Hop on/Hop off bus is an excellent and flexible way to explore Amsterdam at your leisure. You can hop on and off at many centrally located stops as often as you like!

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Amsterdam tickets

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Map of Amsterdam