Visit Amsterdam

Welcome to Amsterdam and welcome to your official guide to the Netherlands' capital city. With a full cultural agenda showcasing the very best festivals, nightlife, exhibitions & events, plus practical tourist info, hotel, museum, excursion & attraction listings, you won't miss a thing.

Unmissable Amsterdam highlights

What's on

Check out what's on in Amsterdam, stay up to date with the latest events and read our guides to nightlife, theatre, festivals and more in the Dutch ca...

Bars and restaurants

Looking for a quick snack, a refreshing drink or a romantic three-course dinner? Amsterdam has all of that and more!

Holiday season in Amsterdam

The Dutch really know how to make the most of the holiday season... starting with Sinterklaas; a Dutch tradition complete with pepernoten and parades!...

Amsterdam's major museums

Check out the top 12 major museums in Amsterdam and explore the diversity of art, history, culture and educational fun on offer!

I amsterdam City Card

Enjoy free, unlimited public transport, free entry to Amsterdam's best museums and attractions, and lots of great discounts and offers with the I amst...

Canal cruising

The history of Amsterdam is intimately connected with water. Its 165 canals were created over the centuries to stimulate trade and transport and recla...

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Families & children

Amsterdam is a city packed full of fun, crazy, exciting and fascinating attractions for the entire family!

Infographic: Amsterdam by numbers

Did you know that there are more than 100km of canals in Amsterdam? Or that there are more bikes than people? Here's a selection of interesting and un...

Clubbing & nightlife

When it comes to nightlife in Amsterdam, there are venues, dance festivals and club nights to suit every taste! DJs keep the crowd going with everythi...