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Top 10 Things To Do in Amsterdam

Amsterdam city can be a great place to visit and there are many fun things to do around the city. We have made up a list of the most enjoyable ways for you to experience Amsterdam.

Amsterdam city: Bike around 

Amsterdam has the largest number of bicycles in the world and it has a large network of cycle routes for bikers. Biking is a great way to enjoy the city.

Take a cruise around the canals:

The canals of Amsterdam are lovely, especially at night. The best way to explore the city is to take a lazy ride down the canal. 

Try the street food:

Amsterdam has some amazing local dishes. From waffles to herring sandwiches, the celebrated Amsterdam street food culture 
has a lot of options.

Amsterdam city

Go for beer tasting:

Netherlands is known for its small breweries, where you can taste some of the best beers in the world. We recommend the Brouwerij‘t Ij.

Visit the tulip fields:

Clichéd but for a reason. This is one of the best spring sights in the country, and is only a 20 minute drive from Amsterdam.

Attend a music fest:

There are music and culture fests organised throughout the year in Amsterdam, most held in Vondelpark.

Check out the local flea market:

If shopping is your forté, then a visit to Waterlooplein is due. Here, you can find everything from clothes to antiques to books.

Take a photo with the Amsterdam letters:

What better way to prove you had visited Amsterdam than to take a picture of yourself with the I Amsterdam letters.

Walk around the Negen Straatjes:

The Nine Streets of Amsterdam city are famous for their shops.

Experience a coffee shop:

You can’t have experienced Amsterdam without visiting a coffee shop, something you can’t experience anywhere else in the world.

If you are looking for a good and affordable place to stay in Amsterdam, look no further than Hostel Sarphati, which is located very conveniently near some of the local attractions.


Amsterdam Hostel Sarphati
Sarphatipark 58
1073 CZ Amsterdam E:
T: 0031 (0) 20 4702 035
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