Updated, Jun 2023


Amsterdam is a beautiful city in the Netherlands, known for its canals, architecture, museums, and nightlife. Travelers can explore the city on foot or bike, and take boat tours to see the canals and historic buildings. Must-see attractions include the Van Gogh Museum, Rijksmuseum, Anne Frank House, and Dam Square. Foodies will enjoy local specialties like stroopwafels, bitterballen, and Dutch pancakes. At night, Amsterdam has a variety of bars, clubs, and music venues. Overall, Amsterdam is a great destination for culture, history, and fun.

Best time to visit Amsterdam is from mid-April to mid-May and from September to November, when the weather is mild and there are fewer tourists.

Getting In & Around

Getting in

Visiting Amsterdam? The city has one of the busiest airports in Europe. connected by trains also in the very center of the city. and by European Buses

Amsterdam Schiphol Airport
15 km SW, Train (24hrs) single ticket to Centraal 4.60€, 9.20€ for return ticket in 2nd class and 7.59€, 15.18 for return ticket in 1st class. Tickets to Sloterdijk: 3.80€, 7.60€ return in 2nd class and 6.27€, 12.54€ return in 1st class  book online hereAirport Express Bus by Connexxion ( bus 397) 6.50€  one way and 11.25€ return, doesn’t need to be on same day. it takes 30 mins to reach Amsterdam center (to Leidseplein), Taxi: 45-55€. 

Amsterdam Centraal
Central railway station, Connected by metro line 51, 53, 54 (underground) buses and tram stops just outside of the station. Shopping and public facilities including bag deposit are available here. 

Getting around

Public Transport
single ticket: €3.50 (valid for 1 hour),
One day pass: €9.00 (valid for 24 hours),
2-day pass: €15.00 (valid for 48 hrs).
3-day pass: €19.50 (valid for 72 hrs).
4-day pass: €24.50 (valid for 96 hrs).
5-day pass: €29.50 (valid for 120 hrs).
6-day pass: €34 (valid for 144 hrs).
7-day pass: €37 (valid for 168 hrs).
Find more about Cycle and night bus tariff and more here..
visit GVB website here
Amsterdam landscape is not very friendly to have a major transportation network but still, the city has dealt with it awesomely. Although local people don’t use it. but, City is always full with tourists. Transportation is operated by GVB, it consists of metro, trams, buses, and ferries.

I Amsterdam city card  gives unlimited access to Amsterdam’s public transport and visit dozens of museums, canal cruise and attractions for free or at a discount. you can travel day and night all throughout Amsterdam on all GVB trams, buses, ferries and metros. It is available for 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 days

Prices: Order here
1 Day – €70
2 Days – €95
3 Days – €115
4 Days – €135
5 Days – €150

Dam square

See & Do

A’DAM Lookout: 
observation deck | opening hours:  11am to 7pm, tickets: from €14.50 (€2 discount on online booking) visit websiteaddress: Overhoeksplein 5, 1031 KS Amsterdam

Dam Square: 
public square | open area, iconic city square and city centre with many attractions around.

De Oude Kerk: 
church | tickets: adults:€12, ages 13-18: €7, ages 12 and under: free, book here, phone: +31 20 625 82 84, email: [email protected], address: Oude Kerk, Oudekerksplein 23, 1012 GX Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Heineken Experience: 
brewery | tour: €21-55, discount available online. book here

Royal Palace Amsterdam: 
palace | tickets: adults:€10, child:Free

The Amsterdam Dungeon: 
dungeon | tickets: €24, save on online ticket €21, book here

Anne Frank House

Museums and Galleries

museum | opening hours: 9am to 5pm, tickets: adults: €20, Free for children under 18, visit websitephone: +31 020 6747 000address: Museumstraat 1, 1071 XX Amsterdam

Anne Frank House: 
museum | opening hours: nov-mar 9 am to 7 pm daily, to 10 pm (sat), apr-oct 9 am to 10 pm, tickets: adults: €14, children (10-17): €7, children under 9: €1, Tickets are available online only and 0.50 is the booking charge. visit websitephone: +31 20 556 71 05 address:Westermarkt 20, 1016 DK Amsterdam

Van Gogh Museum: 
museum | opening hours: Time varies* mid jan-mid mar & sep, mid nov-mid dec 9 am to 5 pm daily, to 9 pm on fridays, mid mar- jun & oct – mid nov 9 am to 6 pm daily, to 9 pm on fridays, jul-aug 9 am to 9 pm daily, mid dec-mid jan 9 am to 7 pm daily, to 9 pm on fridays, saturdays, tickets: adults: €19, Free for under 18, visit websitephone: +31 020 570 5200,  address: Museumplein 6, 1071 DJ Amsterdam

Amsterdam Museum: 
museum | tickets: adults:€20, child ages 0-17: Free, Students:€15

Amsterdam Cheese Museum: 
museum | tickets: free entry

Eye Film Museum: 
museum | opening hours: sun-thu: 10am to 10pm, Fri-Sat: 10am to 11pm, tickets: Adults:€11, Child under 11:€7.50. visit website

Hermitage Amsterdam: 
museum | tickets: adults:€18 – €27.50, child:free, free with I amsterdam City Card

National Maritime Museum: 
museum | tickets: adults:€16.50, child ages 4-17 and students:€8

Moco Museum: 
museum | tickets: adults:€19.50, child ages 13-17 and students: €16.50, free for under 13. online tickets adult tickets €15.50, child ages 13-17 and students: €12.50

NEMO Science Museum: 
museum | tickets: €17.50, child under 4: free, students: €8.75

Red Light Secrets: 
museum | tickets: adult:€13. entry only for ages over 16 years only.

Rembrandt House Museum: 
museum | tickets: adults:€15, 6-17yrs:€6, free for under 6, students: €10

museum | opening hours: everyday from 11am to 7pm. tickets: €9. minimum age is 16

Stedelijk Museum: 
museum | tickets: adults:€20, students: €10, child:free

museum | opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm, tickets: adults:€16, 4-18yrs:€8, students:€10

Van Gogh Museum

Parks and Outdoor


zoo | tickets: adults:€25, child under 9:€20, students:€12.50

Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam: 
botanical garden | tickets: €11.50, reduced:€6,50 (for students, child and CJP)






Shop & Dine


 Amsterdam has a wonderful variety of places to shop. For one-of-a-kind fashion treasures, peruse the fashionable shops of the Nine Streets (De Negen Straatjes), or stop by the busy Albert Cuyp Market for a lively street market experience.

De Negen Straatjes (The Nine Streets) is a lovely shopping zone in the centre of Amsterdam’s canal sector that is well-known for its boutique boutiques, vintage shops, and one-of-a-kind clothing finds.

Albert Cuyp Market: The biggest daily market in Amsterdam is located at Albert Cuyp Market, a bustling street market in the Pijp district. The market offers a vibrant and varied shopping experience for locals and tourists alike, with everything from fresh vegetables and flowers to clothing, accessories, and street cuisine.


Dine on local specialties like pancakes and herring or explore the city’s varied selection of restaurants to sample international cuisine. Amsterdam’s culinary industry has something for every taste, making it a haven for foodies.

Foodhallen: Housed in a former tram depot, this lively indoor food market serves a variety of cuisines, including both regional specialties and exotic treats. Enjoy a lively ambiance while trying different foods from numerous food stands.

De Pijp: The diversified food scene in this lively neighbourhood is well-known. De Pijp provides a variety of dining alternatives, including brunch locations, modern restaurants, cosy cafes, and classic Dutch eateries. Search the streets for a restaurant that appeals to you.

Nearby Places

The Hague – 60km :
On the edge of the north sea, Dutch parliament is here. and much more to explore

Gouda – 65km:
A small historical town, perfect for a day out to other Netherlands. As the name shows, the town is famous for its cheese.

Utrecht – 45km: 
Old Dutch town with medieval architecture and history.