Man riding bike through Amsterdam.

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Golden Age canals lined by tilting gabled buildings are the backdrop for Amsterdam's treasure-packed museums, vintage-filled shops and hyper-creative drinking, dining and design scenes.


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Things to Know

Locals in Amsterdam have a few expectations for tourists who visit the city. Here's everything you need to know before you go.

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Best Neighborhoods

Our guide to Amsterdam's neighborhoods will help you find the perfect place to stay.

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Day Trips

Craving more canals? Ardent for architecture? Looking for family fun? You’re in luck, with this list of six easy day trips to take from Amsterdam.

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Money and Costs

Be ready for high prices in Amsterdam, one of Europe's favorite city break destinations. Here are our tips for seeing the city on a budget.

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Whether by tram, on foot, in a car or (of course) atop a bicycle, Amsterdam is a breeze to get around. Here’s all you need to know about transport options.

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Free Things to Do

There's a host of freebies to help you save money in Amsterdam, from architectural jewels and archeological treasures to inventive exhibits and concerts.

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Traveling with Kids

With its beautiful urban parks, child-focused museums and stroller-friendly trams, Amsterdam is a surprisingly great option for a family holiday.

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5 Shops

Amsterdam's creative and free-spirited energy is evident in its selection of independent shops.

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