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1-day Amsterdam City Guide

Our 1-day Amsterdam City Guide shows you a step-by-step time line and itinerary for your stay in Amsterdam. Follow it and get the best of your day in the city.

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Take Tram Line 1 to Koningsplein stop
09:00-09:45 Bloemenmarkt (Park and outdoors, Free)

Why visit

  • The only floating flower market in the world
  • One of Amsterdam's most picturesque sights
Read more about Bloemenmarkt
Take a walk to Dam Square - 15’
10:00-10:15 Dam Square (Park and outdoors, Free)

Why visit

  • Amsterdam's main square
  • Surrounded by some major attractions
Read more about Dam Square

Photo: jivedanson

Take a walk to Nieuwe Kerk
10:15-10:45 Nieuwe Kerk (Church, 15 €)

Why visit

  • National church of the Netherlands
  • Gracious Neo-Gothic building
Read more about Nieuwe Kerk

Photo: JoetheLion

Take Tram line 2 or 5 from Dam stop to Leidseplein stop - 15’
11:00-12:30 City Canal Cruise (Park and outdoors, 13 €)

Why visit

  • Delightful experience
  • Chance to see Amsterdam from an another angle
Read more about City Canal Cruise

Photo: billandkent

Lunch time
Take a walk to Van Gogh Museum
13:40-16:40 Van Gogh Museum (Museum, 14 €)

Why visit

  • The world's largest van Gogh collection
  • Over 200 paintings on display
Read more about Van Gogh Museum

Photo: jankie

Take a walk to Heineken Experience - 20’
17:00-19:00 Heineken Experience (Museum, 15 €)

Why visit

  • Very amusing, interactive museum
  • Famous former brewery
Read more about Heineken Experience

Photo: jvnunag

Take Tram line 16 or 24 from Stadhouderskade stop to Spui stop - 20’
19:20-19:50 Red Light District (Park and outdoors, Free)

Why visit

  • Famous and unique district
  • Major tourist attraction
  • Vibrant part of Amsterdam
Read more about Red Light District

Photo: jeffc5000

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