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  • 1. Begijnhof

    Centrum | Historic District/Site

    This tree-filled courtyard is a residential hideaway where women of the Beguine order lived a chaste, spiritual life from the 14th century onward...Read More

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  • 2. Bloemgracht

    Jordaan | Neighborhood/Street

    Lined with traditional burgher houses of the 17th century, this quaint canal is beloved by locals and visitors alike. Many say it's the most...Read More

  • 3. Brouwersgracht

    Jordaan | Neighborhood/Street

    Regularly voted Amsterdam's most beautiful street, this wonderful canal at the northern border of the Jordaan is lined with residences and former...Read More

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  • 4. Magere Brug

    Eastern Canal Ring | Bridge/Tunnel

    Of Amsterdam's 60-plus drawbridges, this is the most famous, and it provides gorgeous views of the Amstel and surrounding area. It's said to...Read More

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  • 5. Westerpark


    Just beyond the Jordaan and across from the main canal that borders the Western Islands is one of contemporary Amsterdam's most cherished spaces...Read More

  • 6. Albert Cuypmarkt

    De Pijp | Market/Bazaar

    Over 115 years old, the Albert Cuypmarkt (named for a Golden Age painter) is said to be one of the biggest street markets in Europe. There is...Read More

  • 7. Amsterdamse Bos


    Beyond Oud-Zuid, straddling Amsterdam and Amstelveen, the largest of Amsterdam's parks covers 1,000 hectares (almost 2,500 acres) and incorporates...Read More

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  • 8. ARCAM

    Oosterdok | Information Center

    The Architecture Center Amsterdam is dedicated to the city's architecture, urban design, and landscape architecture, and hosts exhibitions,...Read More

  • 9. Bloemenmarkt

    Centrum | Market/Bazaar

    The last of the city's floating markets is reminiscent of bygone days, when merchants would sail up the Amstel freighted with blooms from the...Read More

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  • 10. Dam

    Centrum | Plaza/Square/Piazza

    Home to Het Koninklijk Paleis and De Nieuwe Kerk, Dam Square (or just "Dam") is Amsterdam's main square. It traces its roots to the 13th century...Read More

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  • 11. De Waag

    Nieuwmarkt | Building/Architectural Site

    Built in 1488, the Waag functioned as a city gate, Sint Antoniespoort, until 1617. It would be closed at exactly 9:30 pm to keep out not only...Read More

  • 12. Egelantiersgracht

    Jordaan | Neighborhood/Street

    The floral canal names in the Jordaan district are at odds with the fragrances that would have emanated from them in their early days. This...Read More

  • 13. Felix Meritis Cultural Center

    Western Canal Ring | Arts/Performance Venue

    Following a three-year renovation, the restored home of the former Felix Meritus Society (Latin for "happiness through achievement") reopened...Read More

  • 14. Gassan Diamonds

    Plantage | Industrial Site/Mill/Factory

    By the beginning of the 18th century, Amsterdam had a virtual monopoly in the diamond industry in Europe, so when diamonds were discovered in...Read More

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  • 15. Haarlemmerpoort

    Western Islands | Building/Architectural Site

    This Neoclassical ceremonial gateway was built in 1840 as an excise post to replace one of the former city gates, which had to be demolished...Read More

  • 16. Het Spui

    Centrum | Plaza/Square/Piazza

    This beautiful and seemingly tranquil tree-lined square hides a lively and radical past–-in the 1960s, the Provo counterculture movement held...Read More

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  • 17. Homomonument

    Western Canal Ring | Memorial/Monument/Tomb

    The world's first memorial to persecuted gays and lesbians was designed by Karin Daan and unveiled here in 1987. Three huge triangles of pinkish...Read More

  • 18. Huis De Pinto

    Nieuwmarkt | Library/Archive

    Jewish financier, economist, and scholar Isaac de Pinto was a significant investor in the Dutch East Indies Company and bought this house in...Read More

  • 19. Mozes en Aäronkerk

    Nieuwmarkt | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Landmarking the eastern corner of the Waterlooplein, this structure once had a warehouse facade to disguise its function as a clandestine Catholic...Read More

  • 20. Munttoren

    Rembrandtplein | Building/Architectural Site

    This tower received its current name in 1672, when French troops occupied much of the surrounding republic, and Amsterdam was given the right...Read More

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