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Things to do in Amsterdam

Let’s just be clear: There are a lot of things to do in Amsterdam. Everything you want, you can find in the most beautiful city of Holland. Night life, markets, shops, museums, cultural and historical things to do. Take a boat tour and have a look at the city from the water. You will be amazed, for sure!

Top 10 Things to do in Amsterdam

We have made a Top 10 of Things to do in Amsterdam . There is no order, you just have to do this all ;). So before you book a rental in Amsterdam, take a look at our top 10 things to do in Amsterdam.

Eat Dutch

Yes, we’ll admit it. We have some interesting things we really enjoy as it comes to food. We love sweet things like stroopwafels and pancakes. We have to oldest and the smallest pancake house in Europe, named Upstairs pancakes. But we also like fish named herring with some unions and pickles.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Visit the best Museums

Holland has one of the finest and best museums in the world. If you like art then visit the Rijksmuseum, Stedelijk museum of Van Gogh museum. If you like culture and history visit Het Scheepvaartmuseum, Grachtenhuis and the Anne Frank House.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Historical city centre walk

Just do a historical city walk. In a few hours you will get to know Amsterdam better. Start from Dam Square and walk to Magna Plaza, Torensluis Bridge, Theater Museum, Westerkerk, The 9 Straats, Canal Houses, Spui, Bloemenmarkt (Flower market), Golden Bend, Nieuw Spiegelstraat and Museumplein.

Enjoy the night life

The night life of Amsterdam has a lot to offer. You like comedy? Visit one of Amsterdam’s comedy clubs with Boom Chicago or Small comedy club. When you want to visit some bars and clubs take a look at the choices at Leidseplein.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Let’s do a boat ride!

Everybody agrees that Amsterdam is a beautiful city. What not everybody knows is that Amsterdam looks very different from the water. Boot a nice sightseeing tour from the water. You won’t be disappointed, for sure!

Learn about Amsterdam’s history

When you want to learn about Amsterdam’s history visit the Amsterdam Museum. Here you can find thousands of artifacts en art that is telling the story of Amsterdam. Take a look at the trailer of the Amsterdam Museum here above.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Visit a match of Ajax

Visit a match of the biggest club in Holland. Ajax is one the the most famous clubs of the world and is were player Johan Cruijff was famous before he went to FC Barcelona and became a legend. You can book a tour in the Johan Cruijff Arena to see the stadium and dressing rooms.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Visit Europe’s biggest flea market

On the NSDM Wharf you will find the biggest flea market in Europe. Here you can enjoy activities of festivals and exhibitions.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Visit the food court

The food court or Foodhallen, is where you can find street food. The location where you can find this is Oud-West. Here you can try food from all over the world.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Visit beer brewery Brouwerij ‘t IJ

This small and cool brewery makes beer sinds 1985. Here you can book a tour with traditional Dutch snacks like boiled eggs and raw sausage.