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17 Incredible Things to See and Do in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Aishwarya Karwa Jul 15, 2019
The city of Amsterdam is infused with rich history and splendid heritage. Visit Amsterdam this summer and witness its Golden Age glory.

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Known as the 'Venice of the North', the Dutch Capital has many jaw-dropping sights and euphoric things to do. Go explore!

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Climb the tallest and the most beautiful tower in central Amsterdam. The head of Westertoren holds emperor Habsburg's crown.

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Visit the Amsterdam Royal Palace, which is located in the center of Amsterdam, on the west of the Dam Square.

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Head to A'dam Toren's Over the Edge, Europe's highest swing and enjoy the city view from about 100 meters up.

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Visit the popular, Rijksmuseum and have a sneak peek into Amsterdam's history.

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Hop on the wonderful canal cruises. Albeit canal tour maybe a cliche but it is unarguably the best way to explore the city!

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Relax in the famous Vondelpark, called as the lungs of the city. Do visit the beautiful rose garden while you're here!

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Bike your way through the tall trees at Vondelpark and catch some fresh air.

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Take a stroll and smell the ravishing tulips in the gorgeous Keukenhof Gardens.

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Movie buffs head to Amsterdam's most iconic, Eye Film Museum, located right next to the A'dam Toren. Treat yourself with classic cinema at the film museum and quirky gifts at the shops here.

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Explore the ever bustling area, the Dam Square that houses the magnificent Amsterdam National monument and the Amsterdam Royal Palace.

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Go see the Amsterdam Central Railway Station, a classic example of Gothic and Renaissance style architecture!

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Take part in the popular cheese tasting tour at Albert Cuyp Market. There are also guides who accompany you to the well-known cheese stores located in the central Amsterdam.
You cannot wind up your Amsterdam trip without stopping by the famous Anne Frank House and Museum, which is located in central Amsterdam.
Visit the beautifully created and very well maintained - The Artis Zoo, Europe's one of the oldest zoos.
Play chess on Max Euweplein, a large street chess square named in the honor of famous dutch chess player, Max Euwe.
If there's any perfect way to know the streets of Amsterdam better, it has to be the classic bike tour. Rent a bike and go explore the Dutch streets!
Shop luxury merchandise and upscale products at Amsterdam's famous, 9 Streets. The 9 little quaint streets are crammed with quirky shops, fancy boutiques and great cafes!