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Amsterdam City CentreAmsterdam

Trip time! Discover the museums, monuments and art in Amsterdam City Centre.

Fascinating museums, renowned art and top sights from Madame Tussauds to Dam Square—discover Amsterdam City Centre, a metropolitan destination also famous for its shopping.

Top hotels in Amsterdam City Centre

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Park Plaza Victoria Amsterdam
Park Plaza Victoria Amsterdam
4 out of 5
Damrak 1-5, Amsterdam
The price is £135 per night

Located in Amsterdam City Centre, this eco-friendly hotel is within a 10-minute walk of St. Nicholas Church, National Monument and Madame Tussauds. Amsterdam ...

4.2/5Excellent! (2,189 reviews)
Good location but need some new carpeting

"Location is terrific. Staff are extremely helpful and courteous. We got an upgraded room but room is huge but there is a strange stench from the carpet in the sitting area."…"

Reviewed on 25 Mar 2020

Park Plaza Victoria Amsterdam
Monet Garden Hotel Amsterdam
Monet Garden Hotel Amsterdam
4 out of 5
Valkenburgerstraat 76, Amsterdam
The price is £82 per night

Located in Amsterdam City Centre, this boutique hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Jewish Historical Museum, Nemo Science Museum, and Rembrandt House Museum. ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (1,281 reviews)

"Staff fabulous Room above expectations Breakfast lovely"…"

Reviewed on 12 Mar 2020

Monet Garden Hotel Amsterdam
The Hendrick's Hotel
The Hendrick's Hotel
4 out of 5
Prins Hendrikkade 139, Amsterdam
The price is £107 per night

Located in Amsterdam City Centre, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Nieuwmarkt Square, Nemo Science Museum and Rembrandt House Museum. Dam Square and ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (734 reviews)

"My son and I had a great experience staying at The Hendricks Hotel. The staff were helpful, friendly, and attentive. The gave us an overview of what was in the area of interest and a general idea of things to see and do. I used the valet parking that is offered and we had no issues with the service ..."…"

Reviewed on 3 Jul 2020

The Hendrick's Hotel
Hotel Estheréa
Hotel Estheréa
4 out of 5
Singel 303-309, Amsterdam
The price is £113 per night

Located in Amsterdam City Centre, this historic hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Madame Tussauds, Dam Square and Anne Frank House. Leidseplein and Vondelpark ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (1,293 reviews)

"Beautifully decorated, clean, great location, friendly staff :) I would recommend to my friends and visit again!"…"

Reviewed on 28 Apr 2020

Hotel Estheréa
Hotel Mercier
Hotel Mercier
4 out of 5
Rozenstraat 12, Amsterdam, Noord Holland
The price is £81 per night

Located in Amsterdam City Centre, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of The 9 Streets and Anne Frank House. Madame Tussauds and Royal Palace are also within ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (616 reviews)

"Our family of four stayed at Hotel Mercier at the end of February. The weather was rain every day. That said, Hotel Mercier was the perfect place to stay. The location (Jordaan/Nine Streets) just off the canal was quiet but provided countless restaurants and boutiques in every direction. Our room ..."…"

Reviewed on 2 Apr 2020

Hotel Mercier
NH Collection Amsterdam Barbizon Palace
NH Collection Amsterdam Barbizon Palace
5 out of 5
Prins Hendrikkade 59-72, Amsterdam
The price is £147 per night

Located in Amsterdam City Centre, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Amsterdam Chinatown, Dam Square, and Madame Tussauds. Body Worlds and National ...

4.4/5Excellent! (1,271 reviews)

"Staffs and surrounding are excellent. Good location to move around."…"

Reviewed on 10 Mar 2020

NH Collection Amsterdam Barbizon Palace

Popular places to visit in Amsterdam City Centre

Anne Frank House
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Anne Frank House

4.5/5(778 reviews)

See where this brave and famous Jewish teenager hid from the Nazis during World War II and recorded her world-famous diary.

Dam Square
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Dam Square

4/5(2,088 reviews)

Amsterdam’s iconic square, with its cobbled stones and grand historical buildings, is a lively gathering place and venue for protests and celebrations.

Sexmuseum
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Sexmuseum

4/5(438 reviews)

Explore the exhibits at Sexmuseum, a favourite museum in Amsterdam. Discover the acclaimed art galleries and shops in this vibrant area.

Leidseplein
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Leidseplein

4/5(892 reviews)

This lively square in the heart of Amsterdam’s cultural district offers dining and entertainment, with an array of theater, movie, music, comedy and street performances.

Rembrandt Square
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Rembrandt Square

4.5/5(1,398 reviews)

You can learn more about the history of Amsterdam when you make a stop at a well-known site such as Rembrandt Square. Discover the acclaimed art galleries in this vibrant area or seek out the cycling trails.

Flower Market
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Flower Market

4/5(1,434 reviews)

Enjoy the colors and fragrance of typical Dutch flowers, or buy bulbs and souvenirs while browsing the floating flower stalls on one of Amsterdam’s oldest canals.

Top things to do in Amsterdam City Centre

I amsterdam City Card
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I amsterdam City Card

£58
Per adult
86% of travellers recommend
Amsterdam XtraCold Icebar Tickets with Drinks
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Amsterdam XtraCold Icebar Tickets with Drinks

£20
Per adult
80% of travellers recommend
Amsterdam Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour & Canal Cruise
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Amsterdam Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour & Canal Cruise

£20
Per adult
82% of travellers recommend
Guided Small-Group Tour to Zaanse Schans Windmills
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Guided Small-Group Tour to Zaanse Schans Windmills

£36
Per adult
94% of travellers recommend
Skip-the-Line BODY WORLDS Amsterdam Tickets
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Skip-the-Line BODY WORLDS Amsterdam Tickets

£18
Per adult
90% of travellers recommend
Tuk Tuk City Tour with Skip the Line Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam
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Tuk Tuk City Tour with Skip the Line Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam

£41
Per adult

Other areas in Amsterdam

Red Light District featuring a river or creek, a church or cathedral and street scenes

Red Light District

5/5Exceptional!(1 area review)

The fascinating museums, popular shops and acclaimed art galleries are notable features of Red Light District. Make a stop by National Monument or Body Worlds while you're visiting, and jump aboard the metro at Amsterdam Central Metro Station to get around town.

Red Light District
Canal Ring which includes a marina, a river or creek and a city

Canal Ring

4.5/5Wonderful!(972 area reviews)

Known for its fascinating museums and popular shops, there's plenty to explore in Canal Ring. Check out top attractions like Flower Market and Rembrandt Square, and jump on the metro at Rembrandtplein Stop or Koningsplein Stop to see more of the city.

Canal Ring
Dutch Resistance Museum

Plantage

4.5/5Wonderful!(100 area reviews)

Consider exploring the abundant dining options in Plantage. If sightseeing is on the list, Artis is a top attraction. Hop on the metro at Plantage Lepellaan Stop or Artis Stop to see more of the area.

Plantage
Amsterdam

Jordaan

Get to know Jordaan and its many features like its breweries and churches. You might want to explore sights like The 9 Streets and Electric Ladyland, and you can jump on the metro at Bloemgracht Stop or Marnixplein Stop to get around the city.

Jordaan
Haarlemmerbuurt, Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

Haarlemmerbuurt

Consider a visit to Herengracht Canal and take some time to enjoy the lively bars during your time in Haarlemmerbuurt. If you want to see more of the city, jump on the metro at Haarlemmerplein Stop or Zoutkeetsgracht Stop.

Haarlemmerbuurt
Leidseplein featuring outdoor eating, a city and street scenes

Museum Quarter

4.5/5Wonderful!(971 area reviews)

Known for its fascinating museums and popular shops, there's plenty to explore in Museum Quarter. Check out top attractions like Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum, and jump on the metro at Van Baerlestraat Stop or Museumplein Stop to see more of the city.

Museum Quarter