Top Things To Do

23 top things to do in Amsterdam for someone who visits Amsterdam for the first time

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I’ve curated, by order, a selection of the 23 best attractions, monuments, parks, neighborhoods, museums, buildings, events and other things to see in Amsterdam.

Train

Amsterdam Centraal Station

The Centraal Station is the main train station ...

The Centraal Station is the main train station in the city and the biggest transfer spot in the city with approximately 250.000... + More

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Monument

Royal Palace of Amsterdam

The Royal Palace of Amsterdam is located i...

The Royal Palace of Amsterdam is located in the Dam Square in the city center, and it's under disposal of the King. T... + More

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Viewpoint

Dam Square

The Dam Square is one of the most famous spots ...

The Dam Square is one of the most famous spots in the city. With restaurants, bars, hotels and shops, the square attracts local... + More

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Other

Red Lights District

The Red Lights District is part of the De Walle...

The Red Lights District is part of the De Wallen neighbourhood, the medieval center of the city. With canals and narrow alleys ... + More

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Museum

Anne Frank's House

Anne Frank's House is now a Museum that was...

Anne Frank's House is now a Museum that was established in 1957 to raise awareness of Anne's life story. It's the h... + More

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Museum

Rijksmuseum

The Rijksmuseum - in English "Nationa...

The Rijksmuseum - in English "National Museum- has exhibitions of Arts and History and it's located in the M... + More

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Museum

Van Gogh Museum

The Van Gogh Museum has the largest collection ...

The Van Gogh Museum has the largest collection of works by the artist. The exhibition has more than 200 paintings 500 drawings ... + More

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Green

Begijnhof

The Begijnhof is an enclosed courtyar...

The Begijnhof is an enclosed courtyard that dates from the 14th century. It was originally built as a sanctuary for&n... + More

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Monument

St. Nicholas Basilica

The St. Nicholas Basilica is located oppos...

The St. Nicholas Basilica is located opposite to the Amsterdam Centraal Station in the city center. It was built in 4 year... + More

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Monument

Oude Kerk - Old Church

The Oude Kerk - in English 'Old Church...

The Oude Kerk - in English 'Old Church'- is the oldest building in Amsterdam and it's located in the Red Light... + More

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Other

De Jordaan

De Jordaan is one of the most well-known neighb...

De Jordaan is one of the most well-known neighbourhoods in Amsterdam. With beautiful cafés, art galleries, Anne Franks&#... + More

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Viewpoint

Rembrandtplein

The Rembrandtplein square was named after the f...

The Rembrandtplein square was named after the famous Dutch painter, Rembrandt van Rijn, who owned a house nearby from 1639... + More

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Museum

Het Rembrandthuis

With a 17th Century inventory as a guide, the h...

With a 17th Century inventory as a guide, the house has been meticulously refurbished with furniture, art and objects from that... + More

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Shopping

Flower Market (Bloemenmarkt)

This Flower Market is unique because it's t...

This Flower Market is unique because it's the only floating flower market in the world. It started in 1862 with the boats t... + More

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Green

Vondelpark

The Vondelpark is the largest park of Amsterdam...

The Vondelpark is the largest park of Amsterdam. It opened in 1865 under the name of New Park, but it was then changed to ... + More

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Leisure

Artis Zoo Amsterdam

The Artis Zoo in Amsterdam is a Zoo that has ov...

The Artis Zoo in Amsterdam is a Zoo that has over 550 species of animals, like zebras, monkeys, lions and giraffes. It also ha... + More

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Museum

NEMO Science Museum

The NEMO Science Museum has exhibitions of scie...

The NEMO Science Museum has exhibitions of science and technology which visitors can see, hear and experience. It's an inte... + More

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Museum

Heineken Experience

The Heineken Experience is a museum located in ...

The Heineken Experience is a museum located in the former brewery headquarters of the famous beer brand. INFORMATION... + More

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Museum

Stedelijk Museum

The Stedelijk Museum is a Contemporar...

The Stedelijk Museum is a Contemporary and Modern Art Museum. It has over 90.000 works of art, some of which were cre... + More

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Museum

Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder Museum

The Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder Museum -...

The Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder Museum -in English 'Our Lord in the Attic'- is a canal house with 3 floors and a... + More

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Other

Waterlooplein

Waterlooplein is a square famous due to its dai...

Waterlooplein is a square famous due to its daily flea market. The market dates back to 1885 and it offers second-hand clo... + More

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Monument

Westerkerk

The Westerkerk is a famous church in Amste...

The Westerkerk is a famous church in Amsterdam that was finished in 1631. Its most well-known characteristic is its 85-met... + More

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Museum

Moco Museum

The Moco Museum is a contemporary art muse...

The Moco Museum is a contemporary art museum that has exhibitions of recognized artists, such as Banksy and Keith Har... + More

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