Hidden gems: Expect the unexpected in Amsterdam

You've ticked off most of Amsterdam's most important sights and visited some of the biggest museums, so what next? Experience the city as the locals do with this page dedicated to all of the city's hidden gems and off-the-beaten-track adventures. From cosy neighbourhood coffee joints to quirky galleries and alternative ways to enjoy popular attractions away from the crowds, these insider tips and guides will get you feeling like a real Amsterdammer.

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Under the radar Amsterdam

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