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The ideal base for every city tripper

Amsterdam offers a wide range of options for a city trip. There is a lot to see, to do and to discover, but this bustling city is especially good when it comes to optimal enjoyment. For young and old. All highlights are easily accessible from Park Plaza Victoria Amsterdam, located in the city centre opposite Amsterdam Central Station.

9 little streets

Bursting with shops, cafes, and galleries, this picturesque neighbourhood located right in the Canal District is the perfect spot for a day out. The 9 Straatjes is a charming area, where nine shopping alleys connect to the well-known canal streets Prinsengracht, Keizersgracht, Herengracht, and Singel. In this Instagrammable district, the shopping enthusiast will find a charming mixture of small boutiques, designer shops, vintages stores, and gift shops. Go hunting for vintage treasures or discover some of the best high-end Dutch designers.

A'dam Lookout

Located in Amsterdam Noord, A’dam Lookout is one of the perfect spots for you to relax and take in the amazing skyline of Amsterdam. And it’s only a short 5-minute free ferry from Amsterdam Centraal. As you enter the elevator to take you to the summit, you will be treated to a spectacle through a dazzling neon light show. If that wasn’t enough, there is also an interactive Amsterdam exhibition for you to learn more about all the key locations that you will see from atop the tower. And obviously, you have a panoramic view of the city in the stylish top floor restaurant and a rooftop bar to enjoy the 360 view in style with a drink in hand. From there you can see everything that Amsterdam has to offer from the canals and the historic city centre, to the unique and stunning landscape design of the city. For all you adventurous people, if the view simply isn’t enough for you, why not swing over the edge of it? Daredevils and thrill seekers will be pleased to know that A’dam Lookout has Europe’s highest swing on the rooftop and it is a sight to behold.

Anne Frank House

The story of Anne Frank is one that stands the test of time. Anne Frank was a young Jewish girl that was forced into hiding during World War II to escape the Nazis. Together with seven others, she hid in the Secret Annex at Prinsengracht 263 in Amsterdam for two years.

The Secret Annex was restored to be opened to the public on 3 May 1960 and the number of annual visitors has grown beyond belief, with several tens of thousands in the first years to nearly 1.3 million a year today. It is now one of the key attractions of Amsterdam and showcases one of the cornerstones of the city’s history. The Anne Frank House contains a series of items from that time including letters, documents, books, and photographs of the family.

Bimhuis

Music has always been one of the key pillars of Dutch culture and the Netherlands has seen a rich array of artists grace its shores. One of the main locations for any artist to play and ply their trade is Bimhuis. Located at Piet Heinkade, Bimhuis is a concert arena that has hosted some of the most memorable modern jazz and classical compositions of today. Bimhius is a venue for pioneering musicians of all generations, from both the local and international scenes.

Rijksmuseum

With so much to offer to the public, it is no wonder that this museum is one of the largest attractions not only in Amsterdam, but in the Netherlands as a whole. Littered with rich culture and key pieces that define the previous centuries of Dutch history, this is a true must-see attraction.

Leidse Square

Known for being a hub for all things social, this area is an unavoidable sight when visiting Amsterdam and will no doubt be a memorable experience for all.

A common fixture of this entertainment-focused square is the street performers that can almost continuously be found on the square’s eastern side. From amazing break-dancers to freestyle jazz musicians on the double bass, there is always something to see in this place at any time of year. The other side of Leidseplein is taken up by large terraces and bars.

When heading to the hustle and bustle of Leidseplein, you are not only treated to an array of options in terms of food and beverage, but the area is well known for being the centre of Amsterdam’s night life. You can find some famous music venues such as Melkweg and Paradiso, while Irish pubs, brown cafés, and smaller nightclubs line the square and the streets surrounding the area. For a classy night out, the city theater, the Stadsschouwburg, sits directly opposite the tram stop on the square itself and is known to hold some of the best concerts and live performances annually.

Van Gogh Museum

Learn about the life and work of Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh. Dedicated to this world-renowned artist, the museum showcases stories and personal letters in addition to his famous paintings. Housing the world’s largest collection of van Gogh artwork, visiting the museum is a perfect way for art-lovers to spend a few hours.

Dam Square

Found in Dam Square, the Royal Palace of Amsterdam has been an iconic landmark of the city since it was first built as a city hall during the Dutch Golden Age in the 17th century.

NEMO Science Museum

At NEMO Science Museum, young and old discover the fascinating world of science and technology. Learn about phenomena such as electricity, light, sound and gravity by using all your senses. Expect exhibitions, demonstrations, experiments and workshops.

Scheepvaartsmuseum

The Scheepvaartsmuseum (The National Maritime Museum) is one of the world’s largest and most notable maritime collections consisting of objects, paintings, models, navigation instruments and iconic world maps. Here you discover 500 years of Dutch Maritime history.

Social Museums

Get social at one of Amsterdam’s social museums. Head to WONDR Experience for a confetti-sprinkled world of colour and sensation or Youseum for a never ending fairytale photoshoot.

Moco Museum

Located at Museum Square, Moco Museum exhibits a few of the most well-known urban artists. Explore works from Banksky, Basquiat, Haring and Warhol and find yourself in a magical, interactive artwork yourself created by Studio Irma.

The Concertgebouw

The Royal Concertgebouw is one of the world’s most renowned concert halls of all time. And for a reason, its superb acoustics place it among the finest concert halls in the world, along with Boston’s Symphony Hall and the Musikverein in Vienna. Besides that, its architecture and history is worth a visit. Immerse yourself all-the-way into the world of music by booking a concert or get to know more about this building’s history and architecture by attending a guided tour.

Vondelpark

In short: the green lung of Amsterdam. The city’s favourite park filled with greenery and birds in the midst of the city. A place where wanderers, writers, readers, creatives, cyclists and runners meet.

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