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AmsterdamNetherlands

A city rich in history and culture. Visit all year round and experience each season’s unique highlights and special atmosphere.

Amsterdam will enchant you as much with its beautiful historic cityscape, as with its vibrant and laid-back atmosphere. The city has earned its reputation as the Venice of the North due to its network of semi-circular canals spanned by hundreds of bridges. In fact it has more canals and bridges than Venice. Enjoy the fascinating museums and café culture during the day, and join the crowds in the many bars and clubs at night. You’ll always feel welcome in this multicultural capital, where anything goes.

Amsterdam’s compact city centre is best explored on foot, by bike or on public transport. The lack of parking and the narrow cobbled streets make it difficult to navigate by car. The waterways of the 17th century canal district offer a perfect way to explore the sights. A canal cruise is the perfect introduction to the city’s fascinating history and iconic waterfront architecture, as well as many monuments, including Anne Frank’s House. In fact, the Canal Ring has been listed as a World Heritage site.

Head to Dam Square in the centre of the city where you’ll find the beautiful old Royal Palace, as well as the stunning wax statues of Madame Tussauds. Amsterdam’s infamous Red Light District is just a short walk away, where the streets are lined with adult entertainment venues. For a more family-friendly experience, make your way to Nieumarkt, bustling square surrounded by cafés and restaurants.

Catch a tour of the Museum Quarter, just outside the Canal Ring and discover collections of Dutch Old Master paintings in the Van Gogh Museum and the Rijksmuseum. Close by, the Vondelpark is a lovely open space, perfect for spending some time relaxing on the grass. If you are in this area at night, make your way over to the Leidesplein known for great live music and a busy nightlife.

The city’s many coffee shops are great places to hang out for a while enjoying the relaxed pace of life. Sit for a while and use the opportunity for a spot of people watching. If you’re in the mood for a nice cool beer, stop off in one of the city’s numerous bars where you can sample a range of delicious local beers. Beer connoisseurs should head to the old brewery to join theHeineken Experience. This attraction includes its own tasting bar.

Amsterdam is a city full of surprises at each turn. It has legendary nightlife and a party atmosphere as well as a rich cultural heritage and beautifully preserved architecture. This is the perfect mix, which makes it an appealing destination for old and young alike.

Where to stay in Amsterdam

Amsterdam featuring flowers, interior views and a garden

Amsterdam City Centre

4.5/5Wonderful!(2,168 area reviews)

Known for its fascinating museums, charming cafes and popular shops, there's plenty to explore in Amsterdam City Centre. Top attractions like Madame Tussauds and Dam Square are major draws. Catch the metro at Nieuwmarkt Station or Waterlooplein Station to see more of the city.

Amsterdam City Centre
Amsterdam West, Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

Amsterdam West

4.5/5Wonderful!(365 area reviews)

Known for its fascinating museums and charming cafes, there's plenty to explore in Amsterdam West. You can visit top attractions like Vondelpark and Westergasfabriek Culture Park, and jump on the metro at Jan van Galenstraat Stop (19) or Hugo de Grootplein Stop to see more of the city.

Amsterdam West
Canal Ring which includes a marina, a river or creek and a city

Canal Ring

4.5/5Wonderful!(972 area reviews)

Known for its fascinating museums and popular shops, there's plenty to explore in Canal Ring. Check out top attractions like Flower Market and Rembrandt Square, and jump on the metro at Rembrandtplein Stop or Koningsplein Stop to see more of the city.

Canal Ring
World Trade Center showing city views and a city

Amsterdam South

4/5Very Good!(159 area reviews)

You might take some time to check out the abundant dining options in Amsterdam South. Spend some time visiting top spots like Vondelpark, and catch the metro at Amsterdam Zuid Tram Station or Prinses Irenestraat Stop to see more of the area.

Amsterdam South
Amsterdam

Jordaan

Get to know Jordaan and its many features like its breweries and churches. You might want to explore sights like The 9 Streets and Electric Ladyland, and you can jump on the metro at Bloemgracht Stop or Marnixplein Stop to get around the city.

Jordaan
Leidseplein featuring outdoor eating, a city and street scenes

Museum Quarter

4.5/5Wonderful!(971 area reviews)

Known for its fascinating museums and popular shops, there's plenty to explore in Museum Quarter. Check out top attractions like Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum, and jump on the metro at Van Baerlestraat Stop or Museumplein Stop to see more of the city.

Museum Quarter

Top hotels in Amsterdam

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
MEININGER Hotel Amsterdam Amstel
MEININGER Hotel Amsterdam Amstel
3 out of 5
Julianaplein 6, Amsterdam
The price is Rs5,621 per night

Located in Amsterdam East, this hotel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Amstel Business Park, Artis and Heineken Experience. Royal Theater Carre and RAI Exhibition ...

4.1/5Very Good! (465 reviews)

"This hotel doesn’t have telephones in the room, mini fridge or coffee makers, there are no conventional dressers to put your clothes in BUT, we made due and we loved the staff and the property. Everyone was wonderful to us, especially Jan, who makes the BEST latte Machiatto that we have ever had. ..."…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar 2020

MEININGER Hotel Amsterdam Amstel
citizenM Schiphol Airport Hotel
citizenM Schiphol Airport Hotel
4 out of 5
Jan Plezierweg 2, Schiphol
The price is Rs6,785 per night

Situated near the airport, this hotel is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Rijksmuseum Amsterdam Schiphol, and within 9 mi (15 km) of RAI Exhibition and Congress Centre and ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (5,861 reviews)

"Great hotel to spend a night during a long layover, or just to have a meal between flights."…"

Reviewed on 14 Mar 2020

citizenM Schiphol Airport Hotel
Hilton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
Hilton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
4 out of 5
Schiphol Boulevard 701, Schiphol
The price is Rs9,401 per night

Situated in the business district, this spa hotel is within a 10-minute walk of World Trade Center Schiphol Airport and Rijksmuseum Amsterdam Schiphol. Amsterdamse ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (1,385 reviews)

"Very nice hotel. Easy access to the airport and a very friendly staff."…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar 2020

Hilton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Popular places to visit in Amsterdam

Anne Frank House
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Anne Frank House

4.5/5(778 reviews)

See where this courageous Jewish teenager and her family hid from the Nazis during World War II, and where she penned her famous diary.

Van Gogh Museum
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Van Gogh Museum

4.5/5(723 reviews)

Delve into the life of this legendary troubled artist with this unique collection of works and mementos.

Rijksmuseum
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Rijksmuseum

4.5/5(901 reviews)

Explore The Netherlands’ largest publicly-funded museum, full of world-famous masterpieces.

Dam Square
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Dam Square

4/5(2,088 reviews)

Visit Amsterdam’s lively central square, a venue that’s seen both protests and celebrations.

Johan Cruyff Arena
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Johan Cruyff Arena

4.5/5(280 reviews)

Catch an event at Johan Cruyff Arena and enjoy other activities in Amsterdam such as cycling.Experience the acclaimed art galleries and great live music in this vibrant area.

Heineken Experience
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Heineken Experience

4.5/5(478 reviews)

Love beer? Sample one of Holland’s most famous beers and learn about how it’s brewed in this interesting multimedia exhibition.

Reviews of Amsterdam

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Verified traveller

30 Mar 2020

Amsterdam is a beautiful country and can’t wait to visit agen

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

21 Mar 2020

I do like Amsterdam. It is a unique city and worth seeing. Full of history and things to see & do.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

20 Mar 2020

This place has so much to do, transport is easily accessible and easy to use. I hope to go back one day!

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

18 Mar 2020

Unfortunately for us the bars and museums were closed due to the coronavirus. we had a good time all the same.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

18 Mar 2020

I enjoyed a canal trip very much. I would have gone to the Rijksmuseum but government museums were closed because of the coronavirus. Damm Inn Square was noisy, double glazing would be a great improvement.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

17 Mar 2020

watch the birds in dam square they land on your head

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