Places to Visit in Amsterdam
- Anne Frank House
- Van Gogh Museum
- Amsterdam’s West Church
- Heineken Brewery
- Red Light District
Amsterdam is a cosmopolitan city that invites tourists to look into its charm and history and hence one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. There are many places to visit in Amsterdam and a vast variety of new things that can be tried out in the city. It is also popular “Venice of the North” for the overwhelming number of canals here.
It is a pure delight for tourist of different ages coming from different part of the world. When it comes to Amsterdam sightseeing, the red light area is very famous.
It is one of the most popular places to visit in Amsterdam for art & culture. Also, this Museum has a vast library with an extensive collection of more than 35,000 books and manuscripts. Traditional handicrafts, medieval sculpture, and modern styles are also on display here.
Location: Museumstraat 1, 1072 XX Amsterdam
Timings: 9am- 5pm
Entry fee: INR 1500/- per person
2.) Anne Frank House
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It is one of the most famous historical Amsterdam attractions. Anne Frank House is one of the Best Place to visit in Amsterdam because this place holds the story of a young girl “Anne Frank”. Anne Frank was a young Jewish girl who lived at the Second World War. While from the Nazis she left a diary that describes the hardships her community went through. This Museum contains the building where Anne’s family remained in hiding.
Location: Prinsengracht 263-267
Timings: 9am – 7pm
Entry fee: INR 725 for adults | INR 370 for children | free for children below 9
3.) Van Gogh Museum
There are many places to visit in Amsterdam but ‘Van Gogh Museum’ is an ideal pick. 1.5 million visitors flock to the museum annually which makes it one of the most important art galleries in the world. Gogh’s tragic life and extraordinary talent make it the second most visited museum in Amsterdam. There are more than 200 paintings, 500 drawings, and 700 letters from Van Gogh that are on display here.
Location: Paulus Potterstraat 7. 1071
Timings: 9am – 5pm
Entry fee: INR 1400 per person
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If you are looking for some calm and serenity, this is one of the best places to visit in Amsterdam. It is one of the oldest hofjes and is primarily a group of historic building. It was initially a Beguinage and in present times is the site of two churches, the catholic Houten Huys and the English Reformed Church. Also, it has a secluded garden where one can enjoy a peaceful time as well as wondrous Mondrian- designed pulpit panels.
Location: 1012 AB Amsterdam
Timings: 9am – 5pm
Entry fee: INR 1350 for adults
5.) Amsterdam’s West Church
In 1966, Amsterdam’s west Church became one of the most famous Amsterdam tourist attractions after the wedding of Queen Beatrix. The church has reflections of Renaissance architecture in its construction as well as some aspects of Gothic design. The Tower is the highest in the city with a height of 85 meters. The tip of the tower has a copy of Austria’s emperor Maximilian’s crown.
Location: Prinsengracht 281, 1016 GW Amsterdam
Entry fee: INR 500 for adults
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Vondelpark is one of the most popular parks in Amsterdam. It allures thousands of tourists and residents every day. It is home to many restaurants and cafes, including the Blauwe Theehuis, Cafe Vertigo, Vondelpark3, De Vondeltuin, and the Groot Melkhuis. There is a skate rental shop, an open-air theatre, and more than 70 types of roses in the park.
Timings: 9am – 11pm
7.) Heineken Brewery
This is definitely one of the best places to visit in Amsterdam, especially if you are a beer buff. It started in 1864, and a tour around the brewery will help you understand the Heineken magic that works behind beer-making. We would recommend you buy a VIP tour where you can taste 5 different beer types with complimentary from age.
Location: Stadhouderskade 78
Timings: 10:30 am- 7:30 pm
Entry fee: INR 1300 for adults | INR 1000 for children aged 12-17 years | free for children below 11
8.) Red Light District
The famous Red Light area is one of the most visited Amsterdam tourist places. There is a bar in every nook and corner of the Red light area. Dutch drinks, especially the locally brewed beer is popular all over the world. The Old Sailor and Cafe Hill Straight Blues are other popular options.
Location: De Wallen, Amsterdam
Timings: Till 4 am