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Amsterdam

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 lots of rules for tourists who flood into the city. Here's everything you need to know in advance to avoid getting in trouble.

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Best Neighborhoods

Whether you're looking to party hard or hang out with family, our guide to Amsterdam's neighborhoods will help you find the perfect place to stay.

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Day Trips

Some top places to see in the Netherlands are less than an hour away from the capital. Here are the best day trips 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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Transportation

Amsterdam's compact center is easy to explore on foot and its public transport takes you even further. Here's how to get around the Dutch capital.

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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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5 Shops

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

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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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