Sightseeing in Amsterdam
The best way to explore this beautiful city is by canal boat or bicycle. Get out of the city and visit the gorgeous windmills in Zaandam or the spectacular spring flowers in Keukenhof.
AmsterBike offers bikes, electric bikes & e-scooter rental and tours for groups and individuals in Amsterdam. AmsterBike offers as well Tuk Tuk city and country side tours with electric Tuk tuks.
- Individual and group rental
- Located underneath the hotel
- Tuktuk tours
- Great way to discover Amsterdam
- Professional guides
The Royal Palace on Dam Square
The Royal Palace of Amsterdam was built in the Dutch Golden Age and originally served as a town hall in the 17th century. His Majesty King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands and Queen Máxima are the current tenants.
While open to the public for most of the year, the palace is closed for royal events so it’s best to check the website for an updated calendar and online tickets. Guided tours of the palace are conducted by qualified art historians or art history students. The tour takes approximately one hour and must be booked at least two weeks in advance.
- 17th Century Royal Palace
- Guided tours
- Empire-style furniture
- Decorative arts
Red-light district of Amsterdam
Not much is left to the imagination in the city’s red-light district. To be fair, everything you might have heard is probably true, but experiencing it in person is something different altogether. This notorious district, also called ‘De Walletjes’, happens to be one of the city’s oldest and most beautiful areas, with narrow cobblestone streets and 14th century architecture.
- Notorious quarter of Amsterdam
- Restaurants and bars
- Nightlife and entertainment
The Westerkerk and Jordaan district
The Jordaan is filled with many restaurants, bars, speciality shops and modern art galleries, making it a favourite place for students, artists and young professionals. The Westerkerk, located on the Prinsengracht, is one of the most beautiful churches of Amsterdam.
- Guided tours
- Bars and restaurants
- Shopping and markets
This national monument is the back garden of Amsterdam. Enjoy a wonderful afternoon in the sun whilst cycling, skating or enjoying a picnic. In the early evening, all of Amsterdam will join you for a relaxed evening outdoors.
- Family fun
Visit the Heineken Experience and find out why Heineken is the most famous brand of beer in the world. Located in the Old Brewery, this experience has 18 different attractions to tell you everything about Heineken and...beer!
- Inside the historic Heineken brewery
- Under 18s allowed but no drinking
- Shop with memorabilia