Top Attractions: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Oude Kerk (Old Church)

Oudekerksplein (enter from the south)
11:00-17:00(Mon-Sat); 13:00-17:00(Sun)

Oude Kerk (Old Church), Amsterdam, photo by Becky Houtman

Oude Kerk (Old Church), Amsterdam, photo by Becky Houtman

Amsterdam’s oldest parish church. The Great Organ (Vater-Müller Organ) built by the German Christian Vater in 1724 and later perfected by Casper Müller is regarded as one of the finest baroque organs in Europe.

Van Gogh Museum

Paulus Potterstraat 7
10.00 to 18.00 daily, Fridays till 22:00 (closed on 1st Jan)
Adult: €12.50-18.50 (

Houses some of the most famous works of Dutch Post-Impressionist artist, Vincent van Gogh. Works includes “Sunflowers” and “Vincent’s Bedroom in Arles”.

Koninklijk Paleis (Dutch Royal House)

Dam Square

Koninklijk Paleis (The Dutch Royal House) at Dam Square photo by boreritos

Koninklijk Paleis (The Dutch Royal House) at Dam Square photo by boreritos

Anne Frank Huis (Anne Frank House)

Prinsengracht 267
09:00-21:00 daily; Sep-Mar 09:00-19:00 (see website for exceptions)
Adult: €7.50

Museum dedicated to Anne Frank, a Jewish girl who was posthumously famous following the publication of her diary (Diary of Anne Frank) which gives her account hiding during the German occupation of the Netherlands in World War II.


Spui (enter via the gateway Gedempte Begijnensloot)
09.00 – 17.00 daily

Begijnhof, photo by Stephen Walli

Begijnhof, photo by Stephen Walli

The Begijnhof is one of the oldest inner courts in Amsterdam. A group of historic buildings, mostly private dwellings, centre on it.

Amstel and Magere Brug

The Magere Brug (Skinny Bridge) is a white-painted wooden double-leaf bascule bridge over the river Amstel connecting the banks of the river at Kerkstraat street, between the Keizersgracht and Prinsengracht canals. It is one of Amsterdam’s best known bridges among its 1400 or so bridges.

Rijksmuseum (State Museum)

Jan Luykenstraat 1 (Museum Quarter)
9:00 to 18:00 daily; 9:00 to 20:30 (Fri), closed 1 Jan
Adults: €10, Under 18: Free

The Rijksmuseum Amsterdam possesses a a large collection of paintings from the Golden Age of Dutch art. The painting collections include works of Rembrandt, Johannes Vermeer and Jan Steen.

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