Below you will find links to the internet sites of some interesting, beautiful or exciting places to visit. Just see what you like – there is something for everyone’s taste to see and experience in our beautiful Amsterdam!
Museums / Historical places
Closeby home you will of course find Anne Frank House, the Jordaan / Amsterdam Centre, and the Westerkerk. You will find all museums and places of interest (with links) at the I amsterdam site of the City of Amsterdam / Amsterdam Tourism Board (a.o.), as well as on the abovementioned site about the Jordaan / Amsterdam Centre. Another site to visit for museums is go Amsterdam.
Music / Concerts / Theatre / Dance
All information about going out and the nightlife of Amsterdam can again be found on the I amsterdam site. Closeby home there are the warmly commended Noorderkerkconcerten (classical concerts in a lovely old church) on Saturday afternoons in the Jordaan. Of course there are also the famous concert halls like: Paradiso, the Melkweg and ‘t Bimhuis (for jazz lovers) and
the world famous Concertgebouw (where some of the best classical music in the world is performed) and many, many other places.
Again, closeby home you will find The ‘9 little streets’ (‘de 9 straatjes’), the various markets on the Westerstraat / Lindengracht / Noordermarkt and the Haarlemmerstraat. You will also find a variety of Amsterdam shopping streets on the famous shopping streets of Amsterdam. More shopping information is found on the Amsterdam shopping guide, on go shopping Amsterdam and again on I amsterdam (shopping section).
Going Out / Food & drink / Interesting sites
To begin with there is the Map of Amsterdam. Many places to go out are on the Culture site Jordaan & Amsterdam Centre.
Then there are the famour brown cafés of Amsterdam. Many Amsterdam restaurants are compared in Iens.nl (although it is in Dutch). The much used I amsterdam site also gives a lot of information on places to eat and drink. Another information site on restaurants and nightlife is Amsterdam info and go Amsterdam. For canal tours please look amongst others on Canal bus or on I Amsterdam (excursions) and for special private canal tours on Veertochten. Last but not least: information on cycling and bike rental in Amsterdam can also be found on I amsterdam.