The Ultimate Amsterdam Travel Guide made by locals…

50 Reasons Why You Should Visit Amsterdam

50 reasons to visit Amsterdam

“Whatever you are looking for in a city you’ll find it in Amsterdam”

50 Good Reasons Why You Should Visit Amsterdam This Year:

 

  1. The New Rijksmuseum opened in 2013 after a renovation project of nearly 10 years
  2. Language is no problem; everybody speaks English so it’s easy to visit Amsterdam if you don’t speak Dutch 
  3. Amsterdam’s cultural history
  4. Home of Heineken Beer
  5. The Canal Belt is a UNESCO World Heritage site
  6. Brown Cafe Amsterdam“Gezelligheid” in the Brown cafés in Amsterdam
  7. Anne Frank House
  8. The compact layout of the city. Amsterdam is a small city (compared to London, Paris or New York) so that visitors can get a real feel for its people, neighborhoods, sights & secrets.
  9. Reopening of the Van Gogh Museum with the largest collection of art made by Vincent Van Gogh
  10. Dutch food - KaasDon’t forget to taste famous and delicious Dutch food when you visit Amsterdam
  11. Coffeeshops: Tourists can still visit the Amsterdam coffeeshops in 2014
  12. Amsterdam has an ideal climate for a city trip throughout the year
  13. Albert Cuyp market
  14. Amsterdam-Nightlife-620x250An incredible and legendary nightlife
  15. Enjoy nature in the Vondelpark
  16. The Nine Streets Shopping area. This part of the city centre is very popular among shoppers on a search for unique products and gifts.
  17. Best attraction in town; a canal cruise. It’s an excellent introduction to the city’s many sights.
  18. Floating Flower Market
  19. Amsterdam’s well-known charming and easy-going atmosphere
  20. Holland Pass Discount Amsterdam MuseumsGreat discounts on museums and attractions to save money on your visit to Amsterdam
  21. Discover Amsterdam like a local and hire a bike
  22. The renowned Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
  23. Famous Hermitage Museum in Amsterdam
  24. Viewing traditional 17th and 18th century architecture
  25. Lonely planet says so: Amsterdam is one of the best cities to visit
  26. King’s Day (formerly Queen’s Day)
  27. Save time: cheap and fast transport from Schiphol Airport to Amsterdam
  28. Artis Royal ZooArtis Royal Zoo
  29. Hundreds of Festivals & Events throughout the year
  30. Amsterdam Neighborhoods with their own charm and style
  31. The beautiful tulips
  32. Amsterdam Gay Pride is one of the best in the world. It has the fabulous floating Canal Parade through the Amsterdam Canals
  33. Amsterdam-with-kids-620x250Amsterdam is also a great city for families
  34. Shop till you drop in many shopping areas
  35. The city beaches near and in Amsterdam
  36. Taste our famous beers, jenevers and cheese
  37. The Royal Palace on the Dam
  38. Amsterdam is Cool! Do you know why Amsterdam/Holland is really Cool?
  39. Stunning Art Deco Cinema Theater Tuschinski
  40. Glittering Diamonds: Amsterdam has a long heritage in the diamonds and has been a major diamond center since later 16th century.
  41. Albert Cuyp Market - De Pijp AreaLots of Flea Markets
  42. 13,5% of the visitors to Amsterdam said that “Must visit once in life” is the reason behind a visit to Amsterdam
  43. With more than 6,000 houses and buildings protected as monuments and dating from the 16th to the 20th century, Amsterdam boasts the largest historical inner city in Europe
  44. Green and Eco friendly city. In going green, Amsterdam is a pioneer among the world’s largest cities.
  45. Red Light District - Visit AmsterdamRed Light District famous of its peep shows, brothels, sex shops, a sex museum, an extravagant condom shop and prostitutes in red-lit windows.
  46. Amsterdam is in the Top 15 safest cities in the world
  47. Countless free things to do in Amsterdam
  48. Amsterdam is also known as “Venice from the North” with its picturesque Canals: 165 waterways create a seemingly floating city of 90 islands connected by 1,281 bridges.
  49. Wide variety of hotels and hostels
  50. …..Can you add one more reason to visit Amsterdam to this list? Let us know in the comments below or share this article on Twitter or Facebook with your reason to visit Amsterdam.
Page 1 of 11
1 Comment
  1. Great article! Thank you for sharing these tips. Amsterdam is a fun city and relatively small. Ideal city to discover by bike.

Leave a Reply