Built around 1480 as part of the city’s defenses, this tower is where Henry Hudson set sail for the New World in 1609; a plaque outside...
Traditional city and countryside tours (including a beach tour) plus themed options like the Snack Tour, sampling bitterballen...
Centrale Bibliotheek Amsterdam
Unveiled in 2007, this symmetrical, nine-storey 'tower of knowledge' (its self-appointed nickname) is the country's largest library and...
Regularly packed with Irish folk, this dark, woody pub holds spontaneous folk-music sessions. Bring your own guitar and let loose with...
Small, cosy Lastage is a rose among thorns at the Red Light District's seedy edge. The changing menu might start with, say, stuffed...
Oosterdoksstraat 4 · interesting places nearby
A jaw-dropping 360-degree panorama of Amsterdam extends from the glass-walled SkyLounge on the 11th floor of the DoubleTree Amsterdam Centraal Station hotel, and just gets better when you head out to its vast SkyTerrace, with an outdoor bar and timber decking strewn with sofas.
Drinks don't come cheap (compared with its soft drinks, cocktails like 11th Heaven aren't actually bad value) but the view is unrivalled anywhere in town.