Beautiful, unconventional, and uniquely diverse, that’s the beauty of Amsterdam. This capital of Dutch is full of surprises for the young and the old, the place is quite famous for the party buffs, peace lovers, the art enthusiasts and the nature-lovers.
What are these destinations in Amsterdam?
If you want to escape into the history, culture, beauty, and madness then makes sure that you visit these awesome destinations in Amsterdam.
Dedicated to arts and history, the Rijksmuseum is a Dutch national museum in Amsterdam, Netherlands. It is located at the Museum Square in the borough Amsterdam South, which is quite close to the Van Gogh Museum, the Concertgebouw and the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam.
Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
Colloquially known as Stedelijk, the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam is a museum of modern art, contemporary art, and design. If you want to experience art and history in a more defined way then make sure that you visit the Museum.
Established in 1864, the Tropenmuseum is an anthropological museum located in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. It is one of the most famous destinations in Amsterdam.
Located in the old city orphanage between Kalverstraat and Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal, the museum showcases the history of Amsterdam in a refined manner.
Opened in 1865, the Vondelpark is a public urban park of 47 hectares, which is located in the stadsdeel Amsterdam Oud-Zuid, west from the Leidseplein and the Museumplein. After the 17th century, the park was originally named the “Nieuwe Park”, but later renamed to “Vondelpark”. There are an open-air theatre and a playground in the park.
Zaanse Schans is a neighbourhood of Zaandam, which has a collection of well-preserved historic windmills and houses. Established in 1994, the museum is located in the Zaanse Schans.
A 15th-century building, The Waag is located on Nieuwmarkt square in Amsterdam. The building has also served as a museum, fire station, Guildhall, and anatomical theatre. It was originally a city gate and part of the walls of Amsterdam.
Now used as a cultural venue, the Westergasfabriek is a former gasworks in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Located on the banks of the Amstel River in Amsterdam, the Hermitage Amsterdam is a branch museum of the Hermitage Museum of Saint Petersburg, Russia. It is situated in the former Amstelhof, a classical style building from 1681.
A name of a theatre building, the Stadsschouwburg of Amsterdam is located at the Leidseplein in Amsterdam in the Netherlands. The building is the former home of the National Ballet and Opera.
The Muiderslot is one of the better-known castles in the Netherlands and has been featured in many television shows set in the middle ages. Located at the mouth of the river Vecht, around 15 kilometres southeast of Amsterdam, in Muiden, where it flows into what used to be the Zuiderzee.
Located in Amsterdam, the Heineken Experience is a historic brewery and corporate visitor center for the internationally distributed Dutch pilsner, Heineken beer.
Royal Palace of Amsterdam
The Royal Palace in Amsterdam is one of three palaces in the Netherlands, which is located at the disposal of the monarch by Act of Parliament.
Hortus Botanicus is one of the major tourist attractions in Amsterdam and also the oldest botanical garden in the world.
Amsterdam City Archives
The Amsterdam City Archives is the largest municipal archive in the world covering a shelf-length of about 35 kilometres. It preserves documents pertaining to the history of Amsterdam and provides information about the city.
Located at the Oosterdok in Amsterdam-Centrum Science Center, Nemo is housed in a building designed by Renzo Piano since 1997. It contains five floors of hands-on science exhibitions and is the largest science center in the Netherlands. Being a popular tourist destination in the world, it attracts over 500,000 visitors annually.