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Museum City
Home to no fewer than 400 of some the world's best museums, no visit to Amsterdam is complete without a stop at these world-class locations
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This is Amsterdam
Discover the rich history, fascinating traditions, and unique culture of the city as you walk along its busy streets
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Adventures Outside the City
Marvel at the stunning sights and spectacular views beyond the city by joining some of the best half and full day tours from Amsterdam!
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Top sights in Amsterdam

Travel to Amsterdam to experience the colorful, multicultural capital of the Netherlands in all its glory. Soak in the rich history of the city as you stroll or bike through the Canal Belt that’s lined with centuries-old houses and bridges. Take a break from sightseeing in Amsterdam at one of the many brown cafés that offer Dutch beers and genever, a local juniper-flavored gin. Cap off the day with a visit to Amsterdam’s street markets to grab a bouquet of tulips or some Gouda Holland.

Rijksmuseum

Located in Amsterdam South borough at the aptly named Museum Square, the Rijksmuseum is the national museum of the Netherlands and is an essential stop when you travel to Amsterdam. Its vast collections include revered art from the Dutch Golden Age, from Rembrandt van Rijn's The Night Watch to Johannes Vermeer’s The Milkmaid. The Rijksmuseum’s busiest days are Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
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Anne Frank House

A visit to the Anne Frank House, located in the city center along the Prinsengracht canal, tops the list of things to do in Amsterdam. This biographical museum was the former home of German-Jewish diarist Anne Frank who hid with her family to escape Nazi persecution during World War II. The museum offers a self-guided audio tour available in multiple languages to walk you through the main house and the Secret Annex. Visitors can view photos, videos, and actual items chronicling Anne’s secluded teenage years.
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Van Gogh Museum

Devoted to Holland’s famed Post-Impressionist painter, the Van Gogh Museum is one of the most visited Amsterdam attractions. Here you can view Vincent van Gogh’s masterpieces, from his intense self-portraits to iconic paintings like the Sunflowers. The Van Gogh Museum is situated at the Museum Square in Amsterdam South, just a 20-minute walk from the Amsterdam Centraal station. An immersive exhibition called the Meet Vincent Van Gogh Experience was launched in 2019 by the museum to enable more people to appreciate the beloved Dutch artist’s life and works.
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Dam Square

Just a short walk down the Damrak from Centraal Station and you’ll find yourself in the heart of Amsterdam. Dam Square is the perfect starting point for experiencing the capital of the Netherlands. On the eastern side of Dam Square rises the National Monument, a limestone obelisk erected in honor of fallen Dutch soldiers. On the west side stands the imposing Royal Palace and right next to it is the Nieuwe Kerk, a historic church that has served as the inauguration venue of Dutch monarchs since 1814.
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