city centre

Explore the most famous neighbourhoods of Amsterdam: its Canal Ring (listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2010), the main shopping districts and public meeting places like Dam Square, Leidseplein and Rembrandtplein, where thousands of people congregate. There’s much do to and multiple cultures and nationalities overlap as you head through streets.

Red Light District

The majority of people have heard about Amsterdam’s Red Light District well before their visit. Leaving nothing to the imagination, some stereotypes a...

Nieuwmarkt

Located just a short stroll from Central Station, the area around the Nieuwmarkt is one of the oldest districts of Amsterdam. Spend a few hours explor...

Spiegelkwartier

Amsterdam’s Spiegelkwartier (literally: ‘mirror quarter’) is an absolute must for lovers of art, antiques and curiosities: the area has been at the he...

Neighbourhoods

Each area of Amsterdam has its own character and charm, and its own unique variety of shops, restaurants, cafes, museums and attractions. Take time to...

Amsterdam: City of canals

Alongside tulips and windmills, the global image of Amsterdam is one of a city entwined with water. Since its development in the 17th century, Amsterd...

Amsterdam Centrum

In addition to the world-famous historic Canal Ring, Amsterdam's City Centre district ('Centrum') is home to a host of renowned museums, charming and ...

Museum district

Explore Amsterdam’s Museum Quarter and uncover a neighbourhood that’s home to some of the world’s most important artistic and historical treasures, ch...

The 9 Streets

The quaint and quirky streets that straddle Amsterdam’s grandest canals form the city’s most photogenic micro-neighbourhood. Known to locals as De Neg...