Amsterdam is a city full of hidden gems and surprises and unless you visit it, you can not find them. We will try to cover a top 10 best things to do while you visit Amsterdam
10. Canal/bridge photography
You can’t say you have been to Amsterdam unless you have a photo to prove it. On a canal bridge with a bicycle on the background and you are set
9. Eat the famous Belgian Fries
Thick French fries, which are not French, but also not Dutch, they are called Belgian but it’s a Dutch traditional food. Confusing, right? This is less important. The best thing about those fries is that you can have a portion with over 30 types of sauces to dip in.
Or maybe you would like to try the fries with the Dutch version of the sauce, a combo of peanut sauce and onions.
8. Have a walk on Red Light District
For some people this might be a taboo but you can’t visit Amsterdam and not pass by Red Light District called also De Wallen. Here you can find gorgeous lady’s and ladyboys sitting behind a window and selling sexual fantasies.
7. Enjoy Heineken Experience
A 4D experience inside the Heineken Brewery where the most famous beer of the world is made. You will get two beers for free while touring
6. Take a boat cruise on one of the many Amsterdam canals
With a starting point from Central Station, many boat cruise companies will float you on the main central water canals. You can choose from basic 1 hour cruise, pancake cruise, dinner cruise and so on
5. Eat a herring like the Dutch
Once a week the Dutch has as an immunity boost a raw herring with onion and pickles
4. Visit Van Gogh Museum
One of the most visited museums from all over the world, Van Gogh museum will not leave you dissatisfied if art is one of your passions. At the museum you will find a gathering of the best paintings of Vincent Van Gogh
3. Go the Zaanse Schans
This are not in Amsterdam, but they take power of the main attractions to visit. Located next to Amsterdam, Zaanse Schans are historical windmills next to distinctive green wooden house
2. Peep show?
If you are not easily offended and you are over 18 years old, just for fun, go in Red Light District to a live peep show. Viewer discretion it’s advised
1. Have a bite from one of the food stalls in an old tram depot
Handmade products by Dutch sellers, art, over 30 stalls of different kitchens where you can spend your cryptos; this is called De Hallen and worth a visit.