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Top things to do in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is blessed with a never ending selection of things to do, all within walking distance. This beautiful city grants rewarding experiences to be found, whether you chose to wander around the city centre or step out of the well-trodden tourists paths.

With only a couple of days the amount of sites the city offers can make planning a trip an overwhelming endeavour.

Don’t fret! We’ve combed through the capital to south to bring you the definitive guide of not-to-be-missed attractions.

1.      Get yourself a bike:

There’s no finer way to explore the city’s streets, canals and attractions than by pedal power.

2.      Seek out arty boutiques in Jordan:

Often depicted as Amsterdam’s most charming area, wandering into the Jordaan feels like stepping back in time.

3.      Culture-vulture around Museumplein:

This is the cultural beating heart of Amsterdam and home to the renowned Rijksmuseum, the Van Gogh Museum and the Stedelijk Museum of Modern Art. This is also close to Anne-Frank’s house, not one to miss

4.      Take a canal cruise

Created in the 17th Century to prevent flooding and keep the sea at bay, this is one of the best ways to see the picturesque Amsterdam. Float on the canal on a hop on-and-off boat to fully soak up the city’s culture and charm.

Lastly, for the duration of your stay, be sure to get avisitor pass which gets you free entry to dozens of museums and attractions, plus free public transport.