Don't miss out beautiful Amsterdam while you have the chance
One of Amsterdam’s grandest and most popular museums is The Rijksmuseum. Located in the heart of Amsterdam with the beautiful square. The Museum showcases more than 800 years of Dutch and global art history. Iconic art paintings of Rembrandt (the Night Watch), Van Gogh and more Dutch Masters.
van Gogh Museum
All one under one roof! The Van Gogh Museum is one of the most popular museums in the world, and we know why. The museum houses the largest collection of works by Vincent van Gogh. Over 200 paintings, 500 drawings and 700 of his letters. Located at the famous Museum square next to The Rijksmuseum and Concert building.
Stedelijk Museum – Modern Art
Modern and Contemporary art including pioneering collections and exhibitions of design and photography. The museum is situated on Museumplein. Stedelijk museum’s collection contains extraordinary pieces of art by world-renowned artists. There is also a great number of 20thcentury Dutch artists included.
If you want to experience Amsterdam as a local, get yourself a bike and cycle around. Get yourself a local guide and create your own Amsterdam experience to your taste and interest. Amsterdam isn’t really that big, so with a little effort you can visit a lot in an easy afternoon.
There is no better way to experience Amsterdam’s (Unesco World Heritage listed) world famous canals with its 17thcentury houses than by boat. Go on a guided canal cruise or rent a pedal boat and do your own tour.
shopping - 9 streets
Those who want to step out of the crowd can go to the 9 streets. 9 picturesque little streets in the Amsterdam canal belt – full of quirky shops and wonderful eateries. 3 x 3 little streets, a route to cosy shopping. Anyone spending an afternoon there is sure to take home some unexpected finds.
Dam Square lies in the historical center of Amsterdam, approximately 750 meters south of the main transportation hub, Centraal Station. Dam square holds the neoclassical Royal Palace, which served as city hall from 1655 until its conversion to a royal residence in 1808. Beside it are the 15th-century Gothic Nieuwe Kerk (New Church), Madame Tussauds Amsterdam Wax Museum and the luxurious department store the Bijenkorf.
De Pijp – cafes and restaurants
If you are up for a beer and some nice easy restaurant or cafes, The Pijp is the area to go. Here you have everything within walking distance. Whatever your flavour, The Pijp has it. It caters to a broad range of budgets and tastes.
During the day you can also enjoy the Albert Cuypstraat, the famous outdoor street market.
Anne Frank House
The Anne Frank House is a writer's house and biographical museum dedicated to Jewish wartime diarist Anne Frank. The building is located, city center, on a canal called the Prinsengracht, close to the Westerkerk, just behind Dam square.
Anne Frank is one of Amsterdam’s most well know former residents.