The city of Amsterdam might not be the largest city around, so the attractions and sights to see are really dense and there’s just so much one can do in a few hours. If you have a layover in Amsterdam or you only have 24 hours to spent in the capital of The Netherlands, it’s nice to have some pointers on where to go. We figured it’s nice to stay close to Amsterdam Central Station, that’s why we made this guide of fun things to do in the Amsterdam Central Station area.
“Name three museums in Amsterdam!” Okay, hmmm, we immediately think of the Van Gogh Museum, Rijksmuseum and Stedelijk Museum. And we should, because everybody loves to get lost between the Rembrandts, Vermeers and Van Goghs, right. But sometimes you’re just in need of one of the many other pearls in town. That’s why we present to you: 11 special museums in Amsterdam.
This year we celebrate the Year of Rembrandt and the Golden Age. In 2019 it’s 350 years ago Rembrandt took his dying breath, but his impact on Amsterdam is still noticeable on a daily basis. Same goes for the Golden Age, of course. This age of economic prosperity really left its mark on the city of Amsterdam. Experience it yourself on our Open Boat goes Golden Age canal cruise.
During winter time in Amsterdam you’re guaranteed of a healthy dose of low temperatures, snow and a whole lot of lovely moments with a blanket on the couch. Because, let’s be honest: looking outside and seeing those gray skies once again, doesn’t persuade you to go outside, right? We're about to change that!