Amsterdam, Netherlands

Amsterdam is located in the Western Netherlands, in the province of North Holland and is the capital city of The Netherlands. Known for its artistic heritage, elaborate canal system and narrow houses with gabled facades that are legacies of the city’s 17th-century Golden Age, Amsterdam is one of the greatest small cities in the world. It’s Museum District houses the famous Van Gogh Museum, the Rijksmuseum, and modern art at the Stedelijk. With it’s extensive canal system, it has little road traffic and in Amsterdam your destination is never far away. With its picturesque canal network, rich history and vibrant cultural scene, the capital of the Netherlands is one of the world’s most unique city destinations. Are you curious about the sights of Canggu and what there is to do? Read our best tips and tricks below!

Top 14 things to do:

#1 Rijksmuseum

Photographer: Lars Meijer

#2 Cruise Amsterdam’s canals

Photographer: Tom Podmore

#3 Anne Frank House

Photographer: Teresita Biafore

#4 Rent a Bicycle

Photographer: Jace & Afsoon

#5 Van Gogh museum

Photographer: Frans Ruiter

#6 Vondelpark

Photographer: Hung Tran

#7 Dam Square

Photographer: Lars Meijer

#8 Red Light District (Wallen)

Photographer: Gio

#9 Flower Market (Bloemenmarkt)

Photographer: Antonio Molinari

#10 Heineken Experience

Photographer: Ameer Basheer

#11 Albert Cuyp (market)

Photographer: Matheus Frade

#12 Rembrandt House Museum

Photographer: Lars Meijer

#13 Eat local food and snacks

Photographer: Kanan Khasmammadov

#14 Wander the 9 Straatjes

Photographer: Ecesu Erol

Top 3 Restaurants

#1 Moeders

Photos of mums & antiques line this quirky restaurant with a terrace, serving Dutch classics. Come to this restaurant to try a sample of real Dutch cuisine and this did not disappoint! Moeders is located on the Rozengracht.

#2 Arie

An Amsterdam neighbourhood café and bistro in one, from your morning coffee to your drinks and bites later on the day. Arie, on the corner of the Ferdinand Bolstraat, is an ode to the Amsterdam bar experience!

#3 Waterkant

Do you want to enjoy the sun with a delicious cold beer? Then look no further! Waterkant is the place to be, the hot spot where every one is welcome to dip their feet in the water. Not only in the summer, but also on the colder days.

Top 4 places to stay

The four hotels are divided into different price ranges. From #1 on a budget $ to #4 on a budget $$$$.

#1 CityHub Amsterdam

Budget: $$

Do you love hostels because of their communal feel and hotels because of their privacy. At CityHub, we combined the two: more than enough ways to mingle AND your very own, private cabin. We call those cabins Hubs. You must try it!

#3 CitizenM Amstel Amsterdam

Budget: $$$$

This hotel is located behind an elegant 1920s facade in the historic canal belt, just 15 minutes to the Zuidas business district by metro, or a short walk from big attractions like Rembrandt House and Royal Theatre Carré.

#2 Morgan & Mees

Budget: $$$$

Morgan & Mees is a boutique hotel and restaurant situated in a completely renovated historical building in Amsterdam West. The interior matches the characteristics of the monumental building, but with a modern twist.

#4 Mr. Jordaan

Budget: $$$$

Welcome to Mr. Jordaan Hotel, your Amsterdam “home away from home.” Mr. Jordaan Hotel aims to make your visit as relaxing and enjoyable as possible, which is why so many guests continue to come back year after year.

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