Amsterdam

With its artistic heritage, elaborate canal system and narrow houses with gabled facades, legacies of the city’s 17th-century Golden Age. Its Museum District houses the Van Gogh Museum, works by Rembrandt and Vermeer at the Rijksmuseum, and modern art at the Stedelijk. Visiting Amsterdam will make you feel like you’re living a dream!

Answers on frequent questions
Where to Stay?

Take a look on our reviews and guides on Accommodation in Amsterdam.

Where to buy best plane tickets?

You can book your flight tickets on here.

What permits do I need?

You probably need a Visa if you are not originally from the United States. Check here.

How to rent a car Bike?

We do recommend it! And there are many options for that. We explain it more on here

Where to eat?

Amsterdam has a lot of great restaurants. Check it out.

How is the nightlife?

Yes, in fact Amsterdam has something magical… Discover more here.

Best of Amsterdam

Amsterdam

Find out more about Amsterdam. We will help you discover the best things to do, places to go and much more on our NomadSet Guide. Enjoy!

Size: 219.32 km2 (84.68 sq mi)

Average duration of a trip: 3-4 days

Amsterdam Interesting Facts

People

Amsterdam's population is about 800.000 and there are more than 900.000 bicycles in the city! So, literally, it has more bikes than people!

The Architecture

Its buildings have a lot of funny facts. They usually have a bucket outside to move the furnitures that wouldn't pass through the not so wide staircases.

Bikes

Its streets AND canals are full of bicycles. A lot of cyclists take their bikes for a swim in the canals by accident, of course.

A Lot of Bridges

Amsterdam alone has over 1,200 bridges, more than Venice and Paris combined!

Dutch

The official language is Dutch. But basically everyone speaks English.

Red Light District

Prostitution is not forbidden in the city and you can see dancers through the windows in the Red Light District.

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