Wake up to a new Amsterdam where design, fashion, and music connect to create an extraordinary dynamic for the city of canals.
How I See Amsterdam
Amsterdam is an intriguing melting pot of people and cultures. There is something for everyone, whether it's an outdoor festival, a fab party, a quiet café, or a vibrant restaurant. Stroll through local markets or a wander along the iconic canals—Amsterdam has it all.
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Talk Like A Local
Learn the slang from the streets.
A word that is used as an alternative name for Amsterdam
Oh mokum, how beautiful you are!
Neighborhoods to Explore
Find your way outside the city center to be drawn in by Amsterdam’s street life and its mesmerizing green parks. Hang out with locals and uncover each area’s very own character.
1. Jordaan Area
This area is famous for its hidden courts, scenic views over the canals, great restaurants, and traditional Amsterdam brown café's. This is also where you can find Amsterdam's best Dutch Applepie!
2. Amsterdam North
To get here, take one of the free ferries that depart from Amsterdam Central Station. This undiscovered area is famous for its bohemian vibe, funky street art, and amazing views over Amsterdam's old town.
3. De Pijp
Lose yourself for hours in lively de Pijp, with its colorful mix of cuisines, terraces, and vibrant cafés. From the beautiful landscaped gardens of the Sarphatipark to the famous Albert Cuypmarkt, De Pijp oozes beatnik flair from every angle, and has been a popular hub for creatives, students and bohemian spirits since the 60s.
4. Amsterdam East
Amsterdam East is one of the most upcoming neighborhoods. It seems that a new hotspot pops up almost every day. A drink at the rooftop of The Volkshotel is a must, or try a great cocktail at the trendy Louie Louie.
Spuistraat 175, 1012 VN
Ultimate Access To Amsterdam
This is Amsterdam for those in the know
This restaurant boasts one of the most fab terraces in Amsterdam. You can dock right in front of it and enjoy a nice meal overlooking the water.
Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 182
The newest food hall in the Netherlands boasts fourteen high-end food stands and three different bars. There are so many places to choose from, it is almost as diverse as Amsterdam itself.
Amsterdam is a beautiful city and its canals are perfect for a nice paddle!
This quick and casual restaurants serves original Hawaiian Poké. You can customize your own bowl and choose from a variety of toppings to go with your marinated tuna, salmon, shrimp, octopus or tofu.
Either / Or
Amsterdam city centre
Put on your running shoes and discover the highlights of Amsterdam. This running tour is not only a great work out but it will also create everlasting memories and knowledge about our dazzling city!
Everything you need for an escape to Amsterdam.
In case you don’t feel like kissing in the rain.
2. Napapijri Jacket
Fashionable protection against cold, rain and wind.
3. Dr. Martens
These boots will survive any tour, club, bar or festival.
Spotted in Amsterdam
Future Rising brought the hottest new names in music to W's around the world - so naturally the fashion followed.
An intriguing design mix of heritage and contemporary style where nights never end and the pulse is set high.
A blend of old and new, the Amsterdam Museum focuses on the eclectic nature of the city, from historic exhibitions to interactive installations.
IJ Promenade 1
In a unique building, across the river in the upcoming area of Amsterdam Noord, EYE is part movie theater, part museum.
Enjoy a special Dutch meal in an atmospheric environment where all guests experience the absolute delights of the Dutch cuisine.
Albert Cuypstraat 2-6
Izakaya is one of the trendy hotspots, known for its fabulous Japanese cuisine.
This Asian-inspired restaurant offers street food dishes from all over Asia.
Goudbloemstraat 91 & Linnaeusstraat 88
Skip those touristy canal tours and join G’s Restaurant on their brunch boats to experience a different way to discover Amsterdam.
With a menu offering four to seven courses inspired by one seasonal product or cuisine, you know you’re getting the best from Guts & Glory.
Eerste Jacob van Campenstraat 54
The place to go to if you love breakfast. Recipes from New Zealand and Los Angeles will make sure your day starts with a bang (or bangers).
The biggest shop for Dutch design, art and fashion in Amsterdam. This wonderful place is located in the Bank building of W Amsterdam.
Elandsgracht 60 & Haarlemmerstraat 92-94
This heaven for denim lovers sells exclusive items hand-dyed in their shop. Perfect for that unique piece for your outfit.
Books at Mendo’s aren't only for reading, they are pieces of art. Search for visual beauty and inspiration in a great selection.
This big store hidden in a small alley offers a lot of amazing shoes that will make any outfit outstanding. It’s worth the hunt.
A restaurant with very unique dinner shows that turns into a beautiful club. Monday nights are their best nights.
Dr. Jan van Breemenstraat 1
Amsterdam’s newest talk of the town, this club is located in an old school building that also hosts a restaurant, a café and a gym.
A luxurious club next to the Rembrandtplein, ABE makes a perfect chic night out to explore Amsterdam’s nightlife.
Located at the gay quarters of Amsterdam, NYX is a great place to explore. See and be seen!
The interior here is out of this world. Worth a visit no matter if you’re out for a chill drink or a raging dance party.