For more information about tourism in Amsterdam please visit the iAmsterdam tourist portal.
Visit website | The new presentation of the Rijksmuseum collection is a journey through Dutch art and history from the Middle Ages and Renaissance until the 20th century. For the very first time, visitors can follow a chronological journey through the collection, and experience the sense of beauty and time this offers. The story of the Netherlands has been set in an international context and is told chronologically across four separate floors.
Anne Frank House
Visit website | Anne Frank is a Jewish girl who had to go into hiding during The Second World War to escape the Nazis. She kept a diary while in hiding at Prinsengracht in Amsterdam. Anne and the others in hiding were discovered and deported to the concentration camps. Of the eight people in hiding only Anne’s father, Otto Frank, survives. Learn about her story, take a look at her hiding place and visit the museum.
The canals of Amsterdam
Visit website | Alongside tulips and windmills, the global image of Amsterdam is one of a city entwined with water. Since its development in the 17th century, Amsterdam’s Canal Ring has grown to be one of the world’s most unique urban landscapes. And it not only remains a historic and beautiful water network through the city, but a stunning backdrop for fantastic cultural and sporting events throughout the year.
Visit website | Zaanse Schans is one of the highlights of the Netherlands, just outside Amsterdam. Be part of a vibrant and stunning living and working community that dates back to the 18th and 19th centuries. It’s packed with wooden windmills, barns, houses and museums and built in the typically Dutch wooden architectural style, relocated here piece by piece since 1961.
Visit website | In 1997 the windmill complex of Kinderdijk was added to the prestigious UNESCO World Heritage list because of its unique character. UNESCO considers the polder area with its dykes, boezems, mills and pumping stations to be proof of human inventiveness in reclaiming and protecting the land. This is worldwide recognition of the fact that this unique area must be preserved for the future.
Visit website | Every spring, Keukenhof attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors from across the world for the most beautiful and flower-packed day out.
The Alkmaar cheese market
Visit website | Thousands of visitors from all over the world visit Alkmaar for its cheese market, a particular spectacle which includes a market filled with cheese and hauling cheese carriers. In 1365 Alkmaar was granted weighing rights and a weighing scale, and in 1612 this numbr increased to four. Visit the website to see when and where the market takes place.
Visit website | This is the official tourist information website for Delft. City of Delft Blue, the House of Orange and Johannes Vermeer. A city of great charm with the best Holland has to offer. Delft is an absolute 'must-see' during your visit to the Netherlands.