Amsterdam Tourism

Visit Amsterdam - Best of Amsterdam

One of the top tourist destinations in the Netherlands, Amsterdam (Capital of Netherlands) is a city of charming and sometimes quirky variety. The city is easy to navigate both on foot, by public transport, or on the traditionally preferred bicycle. The city has everything that you need to make your trip a shining success from picturesque locations to great ambience the destination never sees a dull day.

Known for its artistic heritage, extravagant canal system and narrow houses the destination sees a lot of tourists all year round. Amsterdam tourism is more than just magnificent architecture, the destination has the perfect recipe for fun. There are many pubs and discos in the region that you can enjoy with your loved ones and have the time of your life. The music, the ambience and the friendly people is what makes the city of Amsterdam the great tourist destination it is today. The city is famed for its neat, clean and organized cycle paths as it is one of the best ways to travel round the city. The city has about 400km of cycle paths that are a great way to actually explore Amsterdam in depth.

There are many amazing tourist attractions in Amsterdam right from historical building, to famous museums, and from fascinating market places to unique boutiques and department stores. It also offers variety of parks and green space where you can unwind. Amsterdam tourism can provide you with top things to do in Amsterdam city. So check the list of Amsterdam tours to visit the destination with your friends and family and make some memories in the charming city. The destination is also known and known well for its savory food and scintillating drinks pallet that is a must try here.

Amsterdam Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Amsterdam tips for your visit

  • Time Zone- Central European Time Zone UTC+01:00 and Central European Summer Time UTC+02:00
  • Currency- Euro
  • Electricity and Internet- 230 volts and internet is present in most places
  • Languages- Dutch, majority of Amsterdam's residents speak English well
  • Security- police, fire brigade and ambulance services 112
  • Off-beaten Path- NA
  • Tipping- you can leave a tip (10%) in addition to the price on the bill but normally it is added to the bill
  • Tourist Traps- NA
  • Customs- NA


More about Amsterdam

Facts and Stats for Amsterdam*

  • Living in Amsterdam - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Amsterdam is 163.13 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 66.52 (High)
    • Pollution Index 30.29 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 28.1 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 84.77 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 72.56 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 10.03 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 82.55 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Amsterdam

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Amsterdam

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.18 USD
    • International Movie per seat 14.09 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 40.7 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 112.13 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 107.82 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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