Sights & Attractions in Amsterdam

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

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