Amsterdam is one of the busiest and most popular tourist destinations in the world and because of this there are many things to see and do. Whatever your looking for from a city break to Amsterdam your sure to find something that will interst you.
There are a few attractions that we’ve given more information on than others and so have there own page, these are
Sightseeing Tours in Amsterdam – Amsterdam has over 100km of canals and one of the best ways of seeing the city is on one of the many boat canal tours. Get more details on Amsterdam Canal Tours
Museums and History in Amsterdam – There are so many musuems in Amsterdam, we have special section on Amsterdam Museums.
Amsterdam is steeped in History and perhaps one of it’s most famous inhabitants in the last 100 years is Anne Frank – You can discover all about the Jewish wartime diarist who hid from Nazi persecution in Amsterdam during world war II. The Anne Frank house museum is an exhibition on the life and times of Anne Frank, the museum also has exhibitions to highlight all forms of persecution and discrimination. If you are only spending a short time in Amsterdam, here is our top 3 history and Museums attractions in Amsterdam.
- The Rijksmuseum (National Museum)
- Van Gogh Museum
- Anne Frank’s House
Other Attractions in Amsterdam
- Royal Palace Amsterdam
- Amsterdam ArenA (AJAX FC)
- Concert Hall
- The Heineken Brewery
- NEMO Science Center
Shopping in Amsterdam – If you love to shop when your holiday then Amsterdam offers you a wealth of choice from department stores like De Bijenkorf to boutique and designer stores, or maybe it’s markets that excite you, whatever it is you can find out more with one of our two guides.
Amsterdam is also a major centre of the diamond trade and there are many shops and deals to be had. If shopping does interest you then you might also like the some of Amsterdam’s smaller museums like the Museum of Bags and Purses or Amsterdam’s Fashion Museum, get more info on these other Amsterdam museums.