Things to see in Amsterdam

Tips from real travelers about attractions and what to see in Amsterdam.
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  • I was only able to experience Amsterdam for a day but it felt like a week. The day was beautiful and after a delicious lunch by the canals I strolled through the streets documenting the beauty of the city. This photograph always rem...
  • I know…flowers. Big deal, right? Wrong! The Flower Market in Amsterdam was one of my favorite parts of the trip. The colors and smells of the thousands of flowers complement Amsterdam perfectly. After all, it’s the country of tulips...
  • I´m not sure during what time of the year, but if you´re in Plaza Dam-- and if you´re in Amsterdam, you will surely be near this Plaza --there is an amusement park in the center that you should not miss! Waffles with sauces and spec...
  • Van Gogh Museum was one of my top destinations while visiting Amsterdam. It is located on Museumplein which you can get to by tram 2, 3, 5 and 12. It is open daily from ten to six, except on Friday when it closes at ten o'clock. The...
  • We took a trip from Brussels. The ticket was bought in the Midi station at the last minute and cost us (3 people) 152 euros there and return. I think it wasn´t too bad. The trip takes about 2-3 hours depending on the type of trai...
  • You must visit this neighborhood if you visit Amsterdam. The area with the girls are narrow streets with some red lights on the doors, that are like cabins. WHen I went (last Christmas), they were cheeky, so I recommend that you ha...
  • The Rijksmuseum is a well known museum. My favourite painting, though not necessarily the most famous, is La lechera de Vermeer, depicting an eternally flowing milk jug and a Dutch windmill. I love the stillness of the mill much mor...
  • Magna Plaza is a shopping center just behind Dam Square. It is an impressive building, very beautiful and popular with tourists. I have posted a few photos for you to see.
  • I´ll add to Ana´s comment about my experience. I went with my friends to Amsterdam looking for who knows what and suddenly we found ourselves in this park that we ran into by bike. It was last spring and we couldn´t resist the tem...
  • Whether you are a smoker or not, if you visit the capital of the country of tulips, you will certainly visit at least one of the coffee shops in town. This small, cozy restaurant can be a place to stop in while on your tour of the c...
  • It is an impressive stronghold of charm in the center of Amsterdam, just 5 minutes from the Plaza Damm. It is easy for the entrance to go unnoticed, Pay attention to the picture below with the entrance, you can access it from the pe...
  • The new Market Square is near Chinatown and the red zone. It's from the 15th century and has functioned as such. It's one of the liveliest places in the city. Artists show off their talents, there are fairs, carnivals... This is wh...
  • This is the oldest church in Amsterdam, and there is already news of its founding in the thirteenth century. This was church was dedicated to St. Nicholas, and centuries later it was robbed and destroyed. Afterwards it was used as a...
  • It is one of the 10 markets that it is said you must visit before you die. I honestly do not know if it's so good, it's nice, you can see interesting things, you can buy cheese, fresh fish, cheap stockings, etc, etc.. I recommendbei...
  • In the heart of the city are the oldest department stores in Amsterdam, from Damm Square you can see them well (I'm sending you different views from the square). It is the Dutch version of el Corte Inglés, with quality products in a...
  • The Museumplein (with Dutch origin meaning "Museum Square") is a square in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Three museums are located right there: the Rijksmuseum, the Van Gogh Museum and the Stedelijk. Among other things, it is used for...
  • It is not orange pride day, but a celebration of the birthday of the Queen. Now, this is the big question. Why celebrate the birthday of the Queen of the Netherlands in April when she was born in January? It is a thing of tradition ...
  • This huge bike parking complex is next to Amsterdam Centraal station. This is a example of how strongly the people in the capital of Holland feel about bikes as transport. It is more practical than a car or even public transport in ...
  • I totally agree ..... if you visit this beautiful city you absolutely have to visit Heineken City, it is unique. You'll have a great time inside. With the entry ticket they give you some Heineken Cool drinks and you can buy some mer...
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Things to do and attractions in Amsterdam

To prioritize the things to see in Amsterdam,  we should start with Dam Square. It's the historical center and it has some of the most iconic buildings of the city. More stuff to do in Amsterdam include visiting the Royal Palace, one of the many Amsterdam attractions, a building in neoclassical style and home of the city council from 1655 to 1808. Another one of the places to visit in Amsterdam,  and more specifically in the historical center, is the gothic Nieuwe Kerk, dating from the fifteenth century. Also, this is where people celebrate New Year's Eve. More things to do in Amsterdam include a stroll through the red light district, so named after the light colour in the windows. Although this area of ​​the city can be a little outrageous, remember that prostitution is legal in Holland, which is why you can see girls on display, many sex shops and even an erotic museum, the Museum of Sex. Other attractions in Amsterdam  are museums, of which there are many. The Van Gogh Museum is one of the most prominent and best, next to the Anne Frank and Rijksmuseum, that houses works by Rembrandt, Rubens and artists from the golden age. And if you have time, more Amsterdam activities include the Heineken Experience, the beer factory where you can test their creations and learn a little about the beer making process. For more information about stuff to do in Amsterdam, browse through the comments left by minube users.  Ver más »
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