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Amsterdam

Starting as a small fishing village in the 12th century Amsterdam became a major center for world trade during the Dutch Golden Age in the 17th century. It started the first stock exchange and was the pioneer of capitalism. It expanded rapidly during the 18th & 19th centuries. It’s social practice of non-conformism, tolerance and progressivism has attracted people from different countries. Its population is one of the worlds most diverse. The ambience of the inner city’s canals and architecture make it one of the most desirable cities to visit.

Regions of Amsterdam…
Binnestad
Canal District
Jordaan
Plantage
Zuid
West
Noord
Oost
Zuidost
Points of Interests in Amsterdam…

Listed are some of the most interesting places to visit and see in Amsterdam.You may sort the table below by alpha name, type of site, classification of site, area and district of Amsterdam. 🏛 denotes UNESCO World Heritage Site.

NameTypeClassAreaDistrict
Amsterdam Centraal LandmarkTrain StationBinnenstadStationsplein
Royal PalaceLandmarkPalaceBinnenstadDam Square
Anne Frank HouseLandmarkBldg: HistoricCanal District
RembrandtpleinLandmarkMonument & SquareCanal District
Brewer's CanalLandmarkCanal StreetJordaan
De GooyerLandmarkBldg: WindmillPlantage
RijksmuseumMuseumArtZuid
VondelparkParkCity ParkZuid
Museum Het SchipMuseumArchitecturalWest
EYE Film InstituteMuseumTheatreNoord
TropenmuseumMuseumEthnographic & CulturalOost
BijlmermonumentLandmarkMonumentZuidoost
BloemenmarktShoppingFlowers: TulipsCanal District
Magere BrugLandmarkBridgeCanal District
Day Trips from Amsterdam…
  • Alkmaar
  • Enkhuizen
  • De Hague
  • Delft
  • Gouda
  • Haarlem
  • Hilversum
  • Keukenhof
  • Kinderdjik 🏛
  • Leiden
  • Muiden
  • Naarden
  • Rotterdam
  • Utrecht
  • Waterland
  • Zaanse Schans
  • Zandvoort

Transportation in Amsterdam…