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There’s a vast selection of useful information to make your trip to Amsterdam as easy and enjoyable as possible. From public holidays to phoning home, browse through our practical advice and resources. Still got questions? The professionals at Amsterdam's Visitor Information Centres are ready to help!

LGBT history

For lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) visitors and residents, Amsterdam is one of the most attractive cities in Europe. Nowhere in the wor...

Amsterdam partying basics

Whether you’re after electro beats, a live rock band, an intimate jazz show or something more obscure, Amsterdam is ready to party every night of the ...

Itineraries

Amsterdam has something for everyone, but the sheer number of sights means that you might need some suggestions for where to start. Take a look at the...

Practical info

Find all you need to know about getting to and around Amsterdam on King's Day (formerly Queen's Day) and the rules & regulations to ensure everyone ha...

Subscription

I amsterdam Magazine is Amsterdam’s city magazine. Full of insider tips for what to do and what to see in the city, each issue highlights new cu...

King's Day FAQ

Below you will find a list of frequently asked questions concerning King's Day (formerly Queen's Day) in Amsterdam.

Boating regulations

Amsterdam’s canals are always extremely busy on King's Day (formerly Queen's Day) and certain regulations are introduced on the day to help control th...

Rules & regulations

King's Day (formerly Queen's Day) is Amsterdam's biggest party and busiest day of the year. Expect big crowds and a lively atmosphere. It can get pret...