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Best things to do in Amsterdam

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Historic Site
“No words needed to tell where this is about! But, tickets only available online and book on time because space is limited here!”
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Art Museum
“ The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam is one of the sixteen state museums in the Netherlands. The collection offers an overview of Dutch art and history, including works by 17th-century Dutch masters such as Rembrandt, Vermeer and Hals.”
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Park
“ The Vondelpark is an elongated city park in Amsterdam, dating from 1865. The park is located in the Amsterdam-Zuid district, on the border with the Amsterdam-West district. It extends from the Stadhouderskade to the Amstelveenseweg.”
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Souvenir Shop
“ The Van Gogh Museum is a museum dedicated to Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh, on Paulus Potterstraat and Museumplein in Amsterdam, in the Zuid district.”
1007local recommendations
Market
“A big market to visit. In a very nice area of Amsterdam: called 'De Pijp'. I visit it many times for many reasons. And not only the market is a must to visit, but also the small streets and squares around this market are inspiring for food and drinks and shopping.”
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Aquarium
“Lovely compact zoo in the centre of Amsterdam. Excellent for children. Nice cafes with reasonable prices.”
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Food Court
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“A collection of food with all over the world. A bit pricy and touristy, but quality not bad:) Also with filmhallen beside it, and Saturday markets sometimes in the hall.”
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Plaza
“the major museums are all located on this square, also the iconic I AMSTERDAM letters.”
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Brewery
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“Interactive tour through beer giant's history in former brewery, with a tasting room finale.”
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Shopping Mall
“Shopping street with a lot of small cozy shops, away from all the big chains! ”
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Brewery
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“Nice local brewery under a Dutch windmill. Across the canal from it is a nice sandy playground for kids.”
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Plaza
“The famous Dam Square! Go shopping or visit different tourist attractions, there is a lot to do here! ”
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Museum
“Take the free ferry behind Centraal across the IJ river to the Film Museum. Really nice cafe at the museum and bike around and explore Noord's art studios and galleries.”
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Plaza
“Lots of bars and clubs there. Check out the Melkweg, Paradiso, Sugar Factory, Waterhole, Bourbon Street...”
636local recommendations
Park
“Very populair park to chill in the grass and have breakfast, dinner or drinks. ”
614local recommendations
Music Venue
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“Amsterdam Icon! Great place for concerts. Small tip for cheap people like me: if you have multiple coats or bags, use the lockers upstairs. It's 2 euros per locker and you can fit 3-4 coats in there easily. The wardrobe will cost you 2 euros per coat. ”
556local recommendations