Sights & Attractions in Amsterdam

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Name Category Location
 
ARCAM
Architecture Centrum Amsterdam is dedicated to promoting modern...
Museums / Galleries Waterfront
 
Bijbels Museum
Although this museum does indeed have a massive collection of...
Museums / Galleries Western Canal Ring
 
Damrak
This unavoidable and busy street leading up to Centraal Station...
Neighborhoods / Streets Old City Center
 
Eden Amsterdam American Hotel
This landmark was designed by Willem Kromhout in 1902. He grafted...
Hotels Jordaan and Leidseplein
 
Erotic Museum
"Five floors of highly suggestive trinkets and photos" is probably...
Museums / Galleries Old City Center
 
Felix Meritis Cultural Center
The recently restored home of the former Felix Meritus Society...
Architectural Sites Western Canal Ring
 
FOAM
Dutch photographers such as Inez van Lamsweerde, Vinoodh Matadin...
Museums / Galleries Eastern Canal Ring
 
Gassan Diamonds
By the beginning of the 18th century, Amsterdam had a virtual...
Industrial Sites Jewish Quarter
 
Haarlemmerpoort
This Neoclassical gatehouse, rebuilt in 1840, was one of four...
Architectural Sites Waterfront
 
Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum
One would think that more effort could have gone into the name...
Museums / Galleries Old City Center
 
Het West-Indisch Huis
These former headquarters of the Dutch West India Company (WIC)...
Architectural Sites Waterfront
 
Hollandsche Schouwburg
From 1892 to 1941, this was a popular theater staging Dutch plays...
Memorials / Monuments East of the Amstel
 
Homomonument
This, the world's first memorial to persecuted gays and lesbians...
Memorials / Monuments Western Canal Ring
 
Huis Marseille
This cutting-edge, contemporary photography museum is housed...
Museums / Galleries Western Canal Ring
 
Madame Tussauds Amsterdam
This branch of the world-famous wax museum, above the Peek &...
Museums / Galleries Old City Center
 
Montelbaanstoren
Rembrandt loved to sketch this slightly leaning redbrick tower...
Military Sites Jewish Quarter
 
Mozes en AƤronkerk
Landmarking the eastern corner of the Waterlooplein flea market...
Religious Sites Jewish Quarter
 
Munttoren
This tower received its name in 1672, when French troops occupied...
Military Sites Eastern Canal Ring
 
Museum Geelvinck Hinlopen Huis
Don't miss this canal-house museum with an unusual entrance on...
Museums / Galleries Eastern Canal Ring
 
Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ
Just 200 meters from Centraal Station and built on a peninsula...
Arts / Performance Venues Waterfront
 
Nes
Nes is a refreshingly quiet corridor filled with theaters and...
Neighborhoods / Streets Old City Center
 
NIOD Instituut voor Oorlogs-, Holocaust- en Genocidestudies
Established in 1945, this institute has collected vast archives...
Libraries Western Canal Ring
 
Oudemanhuispoort
Landmarked by its famous chiseled pair of spectacles set over...
Architectural Sites Old City Center
 
Pijpenkabinet
Considering Amsterdam's rich history of tobacco trading and its...
Museums / Galleries Western Canal Ring
 
Realeneiland
About a dozen blocks to the west of Centraal Station, there are...
Neighborhoods / Streets Waterfront
 
Rembrandtplein
Smaller than the Leidseplein, this touristy square (which used...
Neighborhoods / Streets Eastern Canal Ring
 
Sarphatipark
This miniature Bois de Boulogne was built by and named after...
Parks The Pijp
 
Scheepvaarthuis
With its extravagantly phantasmagoric zinc-roof detailing spilling...
Architectural Sites Waterfront
 
St. Nicolaaskerk
The architect A. C. Bleys designed this church, built in 1887...
Religious Sites Old City Center
 
Stadsschouwburg
After burning down and being rebuilt several more times, the...
Architectural Sites Jordaan and Leidseplein
 
Tassenmuseum Hendrikje
Housed in a building from 1664, this unusual museum has the largest...
Museums / Galleries Eastern Canal Ring
 
Tropenmuseum
The country's largest anthropological museum was first built...
Museums / Galleries East of the Amstel
 
Vakbondsmuseum
The history of Dutch trade unions may not seem especially scintillating...
Museums / Galleries East of the Amstel
 
Werfmuseum 't Kromhout
Started in 1757 by Doede Jansen Kromhout, a ship's carpenter...
Museums / Galleries Waterfront
 
Westerpark
Just beyond the Jordaan is one of contemporary Amsterdam's most...
Parks Waterfront
 
Woonbootmuseum
There are around 2,250 houseboats in Amsterdam (and one especially...
Museums / Galleries Western Canal Ring
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