Best sights in Amsterdam

Check out the top sights in Amsterdam, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Anne Frank House
1. Anne Frank House
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1729 local reviews
263-267 Prinsengracht, Amsterdam-Centrum
Open · Closes 7:00 PM
+31 20 556 7105
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Thomas
Classic sight seeing. Go early in the morning or the queue will be horrifying.
Anne Mieke
Historical sight, the house where Anne Frank was hidden during WW II
Remco
Anne Frank's house. Famous sight and impressive, a must visit.
1. Anne Frank House
1. Anne Frank House
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1729 local reviews
263-267 Prinsengracht, Amsterdam-Centrum
Open · Closes 7:00 PM
+31 20 556 7105
Thomas
Thomas
Classic sight seeing. Go early in the morning or the queue will be horrifying.
Anne Mieke
Anne Mieke
Historical sight, the house where Anne Frank was hidden during WW II
Remco
Remco
Anne Frank's house. Famous sight and impressive, a must visit.
2. Begijnhof
2. Begijnhof
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141 local reviews
Begijnhof, Amsterdam-Centrum
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Maartje
Hidden gem! Had been living in Amsterdam for years before we saw this unique tranquil place. Unreal that this…
Rudolph
One of the most beautiful sights in the city. This enclosed square was originally intended centuries ago as a…
Louise
Begijnhof is a pretty sight, the houses in the courtyard were once occupied by celibate Béguine nuns and are…
2. Begijnhof
2. Begijnhof
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141 local reviews
Begijnhof, Amsterdam-Centrum
Maartje
Maartje
Hidden gem! Had been living in Amsterdam for years before we saw this unique tranquil place. Unreal that this is hidden in plain sight. Pass…
Rudolph
Rudolph
One of the most beautiful sights in the city. This enclosed square was originally intended centuries ago as a retirement community for nuns…
Louise
Louise
Begijnhof is a pretty sight, the houses in the courtyard were once occupied by celibate Béguine nuns and are still home to single women…
3. Eye Film Museum
3. Eye Film Museum
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660 local reviews
1 IJpromenade, Amsterdam-Noord
Closed · Opens in 20 minutes
+31 20 589 1400
MuseumMovie theaterRestaurant
Hans
The EYE museum is a sight to see. Especially when you take the ferry from Central Station at night. You can…
Romee
Sight seeing, drinks, food, movies, arts...what else could you need?
3. Eye Film Museum
3. Eye Film Museum
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660 local reviews
1 IJpromenade, Amsterdam-Noord
Closed · Opens in 20 minutes
+31 20 589 1400
Hans
Hans
The EYE museum is a sight to see. Especially when you take the ferry from Central Station at night. You can have a drink or dinner at the…
Romee
Romee
Sight seeing, drinks, food, movies, arts...what else could you need?
4. Jordaan
4. Jordaan
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426 local reviews
Jordaan, Jordaan
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Stefania
The Jordaan - Here you can see some of the most beautiful classic Dutch houses; there are 4 different weekly…
Briony
Walk around the 9 streets areas for some great typical Amsterdam canal sights and small boutiques
Nico
The Jordaan area is filled with great sights, cafes, restaurants and more surprises.
4. Jordaan
4. Jordaan
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426 local reviews
Jordaan, Jordaan
Stefania
Stefania
The Jordaan - Here you can see some of the most beautiful classic Dutch houses; there are 4 different weekly markets. On Saturday you will…
Briony
Briony
Walk around the 9 streets areas for some great typical Amsterdam canal sights and small boutiques
Nico
Nico
The Jordaan area is filled with great sights, cafes, restaurants and more surprises.
5. Dam Square
5. Dam Square
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290 local reviews
Dam, Amsterdam-Centrum
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The Dam is the very centre and heart of the city, and is the center of Amsterdam attractions. Although there…
Louise
Not the prettiest sight, but right in the heart of the centre. The Royal Palace (Koninklijk Paleis) which…
Jeske
The Dam is the very centre and heart of the city, and is the center of Amsterdam attractions. Although there…
5. Dam Square
5. Dam Square
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290 local reviews
Dam, Amsterdam-Centrum
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R
The Dam is the very centre and heart of the city, and is the center of Amsterdam attractions. Although there are arguably prettier sights in…
Louise
Louise
Not the prettiest sight, but right in the heart of the centre. The Royal Palace (Koninklijk Paleis) which dominates the square, was…
Jeske
Jeske
The Dam is the very centre and heart of the city, and is the center of Amsterdam attractions. Although there are arguably prettier sights in…
6. Magere Brug
6. Magere Brug
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112 local reviews
Magere Brug, Amsterdam-Centrum
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Frank
Magere Brug (Skinny Bridge) is one of the famous sights in Amsterdam, giving a beautiful view across the river…
Mohamed
This is the lovely and photogenic "Skinny Bridge". Have a look at it after sunset and it is a great sight!
Steven
The Magere Brug ('Skinny Bridge") over the Amstel river is one of the most iconic sights in Amsterdam.
6. Magere Brug
6. Magere Brug
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112 local reviews
Magere Brug, Amsterdam-Centrum
Frank
Frank
Magere Brug (Skinny Bridge) is one of the famous sights in Amsterdam, giving a beautiful view across the river Amstel.
Mohamed
Mohamed
This is the lovely and photogenic "Skinny Bridge". Have a look at it after sunset and it is a great sight!
Steven
Steven
The Magere Brug ('Skinny Bridge") over the Amstel river is one of the most iconic sights in Amsterdam.
7. Grachtengordel-West
7. Grachtengordel-West
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15 local reviews
Grachtengordel-West, Grachtengordel-West
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Dennis
Take a boat around the unique, beautiful canals of Amsterdam. Millions of people have gone before, the tour…
7. Grachtengordel-West
7. Grachtengordel-West
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15 local reviews
Grachtengordel-West, Grachtengordel-West
Dennis
Dennis
Take a boat around the unique, beautiful canals of Amsterdam. Millions of people have gone before, the tour boats are one of the most…
8. Vondelpark
8. Vondelpark
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2072 local reviews
Vondelpark, Amsterdam
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Danijela
If you like a morning or evening jog or a walk in the nature, this park is where it's at. To go around, you'll…
Pim & Juan
Very nice city park with lots of people enjoying the nice sights of the park.
Christiaan
A must see when in Amsterdam. Walk around, enjoy the sights and vibes <3
8. Vondelpark
8. Vondelpark
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2072 local reviews
Vondelpark, Amsterdam
Danijela
Danijela
If you like a morning or evening jog or a walk in the nature, this park is where it's at. To go around, you'll reach about 4km. Beautiful…
Pim & Juan
Pim & Juan
Very nice city park with lots of people enjoying the nice sights of the park.
Christiaan
Christiaan
A must see when in Amsterdam. Walk around, enjoy the sights and vibes <3
9. Dam Square
9. Dam Square
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704 local reviews
Dam, Amsterdam-Centrum
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Daisy
The Dam is the very centre and heart of A'dam, although there are arguably prettier sights . As an historical…
Anuschka
City center of Amsterdam, with its famous canals, for shopping, sight seeing and more.
9. Dam Square
9. Dam Square
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704 local reviews
Dam, Amsterdam-Centrum
Daisy
Daisy
The Dam is the very centre and heart of A'dam, although there are arguably prettier sights . As an historical site however, it is…
Anuschka
Anuschka
City center of Amsterdam, with its famous canals, for shopping, sight seeing and more.
10. Brouwerij 't IJ
10. Brouwerij 't IJ
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746 local reviews
7 Funenkade, Amsterdam-Centrum
Closed · Opens 2:00 PM
+31 20 261 9800
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Marike
Swell locals as tourists love this place. It's situated in an old Dutch wind mill. So you can take that one…
Anna
This famous brewery supplies it's beer to the whole of Amsterdam. Amazingly it is contained inside a windmill…
10. Brouwerij 't IJ
10. Brouwerij 't IJ
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746 local reviews
7 Funenkade, Amsterdam-Centrum
Closed · Opens 2:00 PM
+31 20 261 9800
Marike
Marike
Swell locals as tourists love this place. It's situated in an old Dutch wind mill. So you can take that one of you sight seeing bucket…
Anna
Anna
This famous brewery supplies it's beer to the whole of Amsterdam. Amazingly it is contained inside a windmill. So it's great for sight…
11. De 9 Straatjes
11. De 9 Straatjes
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761 local reviews
De 9 Straatjes, Amsterdam-Centrum
NeighborhoodPolitical
Sophie
Great for sight seeing, bars, coffee, restaurants, shopping.... I can send an entire day at the Nine Streets
Menno
Great shopping area and lovely for sight seeing. Lots of café's and restaurants.
11. De 9 Straatjes
11. De 9 Straatjes
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761 local reviews
De 9 Straatjes, Amsterdam-Centrum
Sophie
Sophie
Great for sight seeing, bars, coffee, restaurants, shopping.... I can send an entire day at the Nine Streets
Menno
Menno
Great shopping area and lovely for sight seeing. Lots of café's and restaurants.
12. Yellow Bike Tours & Rental
12. Yellow Bike Tours & Rental
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15 local reviews
29 Nieuwezijds Kolk, Amsterdam-Centrum
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+31 20 620 6940
Travel agencyPoint of interestEstablishment
Michelle
If you like to sight see Amsterdam (and beyond) more actively than in a canal boat, book a tour to see it by…
12. Yellow Bike Tours & Rental
12. Yellow Bike Tours & Rental
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15 local reviews
29 Nieuwezijds Kolk, Amsterdam-Centrum
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+31 20 620 6940
Michelle
Michelle
If you like to sight see Amsterdam (and beyond) more actively than in a canal boat, book a tour to see it by bike, with guide. It is a…