Highlights in Amsterdam

A canal boat tour, a visit to the Rijksmuseum, the Van Gogh Museum or the Anne Frank House, your picture taken at Madame Tussauds. Grand Hotel Amrâth is a convenient place to stay if you wish to discover Amsterdam its immensely popular and worthwhile attractions on offer. But there’s plenty more to see and do. Go to where the locals go.

Amsterdam Agenda 

iamsterdam city card
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Open Every Day
The Rijksmuseum is one of Amsterdam’s grandest and most popular museums. Its vast collection showcases iconic art and a wide variety of artefacts that reflect more than 800 years of Dutch and global history, including jaw dropping paintings by the likes of Rembrandt, Van Gogh and countless more Dutch greats. Website: rijksmuseum.nl        

Van Gogh Museum
Open Every Day
The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam is one of the most popular museums in the world, attracting visitors from every corner of the globe. Naturally, this is in large part due to it housing the largest collection of works by Vincent van Gogh – more than 200 paintings, 500 drawings and 700 of his letters. Website: vangoghmuseum.nl 

Stedelijk Museum
Open Every Day
The Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam is an international museum dedicated to modern and contemporary art and design. Website: stedellijk.nl 

Anne Frank House
Open Every Day
Anne Frank is one of Amsterdam’s most well-known former residents. The Anne Frank House at Prinsengracht 263 in Amsterdam is where she lived in hiding with her family for more than two years during World War II. Now converted into a museum it contains a sobering exhibition about the persecution of the Jews during the war, as well as discrimination in general. Website: annefrank.org

Art & Exhibitions 

Madame Tussauds
Open all year 10.00-18.00 hrs
Are you ready for Amsterdam’s most fun and interactive attraction? Then step into the amazing world of Madame Tussauds right in the centre of town. Enjoy surprising encounters with famous performers, royalty, film stars, artists and more! Website: Madame Tussauds

Dutch National Opera & Ballet
Various performances all year 

Both groups rehearse their productions at the National Opera & Ballet and also perform the majority of their works at the venue, which is housed in the same building as Amsterdam's City Hall. The institution also collaborates with leading national and international companies and regularly presents guest performances including dance and musical theatre productions. Find here more information about the program: Dutch National Opera & Ballet


Flower market
Open Every Day 9.00-17.30 hrs, Sundays 11.30-17.30 hrs

The Singel flower market is one of Amsterdam’s most colourful attractions. The small shops are located inside a row of floating barges – a holdover from the days when flowers arrived in Amsterdam every day from the countryside by boat. For more information visit: Flower Market

Albert Cuyp Market
Every Monday to Saturday 9.00-17.00 hrs

There's no place like the Albert Cuyp street market to discover Amsterdam’s typical sense of humour and laid back atmosphere. With 260 stands stretching down one long street, the Albert Cuypmarkt is the largest and most popular outdoor market in the Netherlands. For more information visit: Albert Cuyp 

The Local Goods Market
Twice a Month
The Local Goods Market, organised by Pakhuis De Zwijger, in the Food Hallen, features food, clothing and design objects, all grown, designed and manufactured in Amsterdam: from bikes to glasses, from furniture to lovely homemade food. To find out when there is a market, visit:  Local Goods Facebook page 

Museum market 
Every third Sunday of the month 12.00-18.00 hrs (Free entrance)
The Museum Market offers fashion, accessories, textiles, homewares, jewellery, stationery and much more, all by local designers and presented in the beautiful surroundings of Amsterdam’s Museumplein, with the Rijksmuseum, the Stedelijk, the Van Gogh Museum and the Royal Concertgebouw on the background. There is live music and a variety of food stalls to wonder around and fill your day. (in September and October on the fourth Sunday of the month). To find out more visit: Museum Market

Monday to Saturday 9.00-18.00 hrs
On Saturdays, the entire square is taken over by the weekly organic farmers’ market. Here you’ll find everything from locally-grown fruits and vegetables to candles and cosmetics. In the summer, there is also a weekly flea market on Sundays. For more information visit: iamsterdam.com

IJ-Hallen Flea Market
One Sunday a month 

The IJ-Hallen is the biggest and most unique flea market in Europe and is located in the most densely populated area of The Netherlands. Because of the size of the market, supply and demand are perfectly balanced and you will have a great chance of finding what you are looking for. The IJ-Hallen is recommended to anyone who loves flea markets and great bargains. For more information visit: IJ-hallen
Amsterdam’s best-known flea market is on the Waterloopplein six days a week from 9.30-18.00 hrs.


For more information about the many markets and happenings, covering all the city of Amsterdam visit iamsterdam.com

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