Top 7 Things To Do in Amsterdam - Sights & Attractions

Amsterdam is packed with exciting sights and attractions. But, what should you look at first and what not to miss? On this page, we have listed our top 7 things to do in Amsterdam for you.

Things To Do in Amsterdam

So many things to do! Discover the countless sights in the city centre

The following selection contains our absolute favorite attractions. Above, in the menu, you will find many more things to do. Many of them are free. Click on a picture to see all the information.

1. Vondelpark - The garden of Amsterdam

2. Prinsengracht - Amsterdam's most beautiful canal

3. Van Gogh Museum - Largest Van Gogh collection in the world

4. Rijksmuseum - Art treasures in a beautiful building

5. A'DAM Lookout - Breathtaking view over Amsterdam

6. Red Light District (De Wallen) - Sinful mile between the canals

7. Jordaan - The most beautiful district in Amsterdam

Of course, Amsterdam has much more to offer. With our Top 7 things to do, you'll be well supplied for a weekend.

Tip - Book tickets and activities in advance

Our partner Get Your Guide offers a huge selection of tickets and activities. The cool thing about it: You save a lot of time because you don't have to queue at many sights. Here you can find an overview.

If you have a little more time, have a look at the highlights in the menu above. There you will find many more ideas for your Amsterdam trip: rent a bike, go shopping in the Nine Streets, or enjoy a canal cruise.

To help you find your way around all these sights, we'll tell you where they are and how to get there.

Map - Things To Do in Amsterdam - Sights & Attractions

All sights and attractions (highlights) are marked with a star. Click on the image to open the map.

Map - Amsterdam Sights & Attractions - Click to activate the map

To get a feel for the distances: From the main station to Vondelpark you walk about 30 minutes. From the main station to the Anne-Frank-Haus it is a 20-minute walk.

Tip - Free Amsterdam City Map

Download our free Amsterdam map as PDF. All the sights are marked on the map. Alternatively, click on "Map" in the upper right corner. The digital map can be zoomed and moved as desired. If you want, you can even display your current position (click on "My Position" in the upper left corner).

The best attractions in Amsterdam are:

Ways to get to the sights:

  • The well-developed tram networks
  • Bike rental
  • Over the water with the canal bus

That was our big overview on the topic of sights in Amsterdam. Do you know a very special highlight that we have not yet mentioned here? Then write a comment. We wish you an unforgettable city trip. Your team at ❤️

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