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.

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 ...

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...

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...
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Amsterdam Light Festival

Diverse locaties
1016 HX AMSTERDAM
Amsterdam Light Festival
28/11/2019 - 19/01/2020
The Amsterdam Light Festival is set to return in November 2019 running until January 2020, (literally) putting Amsterdam's beautif...

Helloween Bal Masqué

Weteringschans 6-8
1017 SG AMSTERDAM
Paradiso
31/10/2019
Dress-to-kill on the most terrifying night of the year at Helloween Bal Masqué hosted by Amsterdam BeatClub. Join frightening go-g...
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Awakenings ADE Special

Polonceaukade 27
1014 DA AMSTERDAM
Westergas
16/10/2019 - 19/10/2019
As one of the country's largest techno events, Awakenings is an institution in the Netherlands. Alongside a summer appearance in S...

Hartjesdag

Zeedijk
1012 AN AMSTERDAM
Hartjesdagen
16/08/2020
Each summer, Amsterdam’s Zeedijk area takes a jaunty gallop through its medieval past for Hartjesdag.
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Herdenking Februaristaking

Jonas Daniel Meijerplein 7
1011 RE AMSTERDAM
Dokwerker
25/02/2020 - 25/02/2021
In February 1941 tens of thousands of Dutch citizens stopped working and went on strike to protest the persecution of the jews by ...
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Amsterdam Art Weekend

Diverse locaties / Various locations
1012 JS AMSTERDAM
Diverse Locaties / Various locations
21/11/2019 - 24/11/2019
At the end of November each year, Amsterdam’s cutting-edge contemporary art venues come together for Amsterdam Art Weekend. This i...
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Sonic Acts Academy

Diverse locaties / various locations
1017 PH AMSTERDAM
Diverse locaties / various locations
21/02/2020 - 23/02/2020
Refusing to be pinned down by a single genre, this innovative festival and academy straddles the boundaries between art, music and...

Red Light Jazz Festival

Diverse locaties / Various locations
1012 JS AMSTERDAM
Diverse Locaties / Various locations
05/06/2020 - 07/06/2020
Red Light Jazz is an annual festival that celebrates Amsterdam's position as a true jazz city. Every year on the first weekend of ...