Expert's Guide To Sightseeing In Amsterdam

25 May 2016
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A visit to Amsterdam is no fleeting romance. You’ll fall head-over-heels in love with the city’s striking blend of 17th-century architecture, contemporary cultural flair, scenic canals and cobblestone alleys.

There are works of art around every turn, from the masterpieces that fill the Rijksmuseum to the captivating canal houses of Grachtengordel.

Do as the locals do and explore on two wheels, cycling around the Old Centre and through the rural farmland in the north, or see the city from a new perspective on a canal cruise.

When you’re ready for some down time, you can while away your days in the city’s endless number of museums, restaurants, breweries and infamous coffee shops.

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Art lovers get their kicks at...

Raise your glasses at...

  • Cafe Belguique
  • Cafe Luxembourg
  • Brouwerij ‘t IJ
Amsterdam canal with boats and bikes When you run out of things to see and do, simply hire a bike and cruise the canals (Image: Getty)

Movie buffs should visit...

  • Magere Brug
  • Coffeeshop De Dampkring
  • Delft

Don’t leave without tasting...

  • Patat (hot chips with toppings)
  • Stroopwafel (waffle cookie)
  • Chocomel (chocolate milk)

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