Sightseeing in Amsterdam

Get your camera ready. All the main attractions, according to local Airbnb hosts.

Locals’ favorite places

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1. Leidseplein
Leidseplein
800local recommendations
Casper
Casper says “Much of Amsterdam's nightlife centres around Leidseplein and the streets nearby. Famous music venues...” ·
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2. Dam Square
Dam
725local recommendations
Jeroen
Jeroen says “Dam Square is a square in the center of Amsterdam, Dam Square is the historical heart of Amsterdam a...” ·
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3. Rembrandtplein
532local recommendations
Karin
Karin says “Rembrandtplein is one of the busiest squares in the city, at least when it comes to nightlife and cl...” ·
4. P.C. Hooftstraat
Pieter Cornelisz Hooftstraat
394local recommendations
GeertjeMarije
GeertjeMarije says “Here you can spend hours shopping for exclusive brands like Chanel, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Hermès, Ar...” ·
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5. De 9 Straatjes
492local recommendations
Hilke
Hilke says “Located in the heart of the city's historic canal district, this area of nine narrow streets called ...” ·
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6. De Hallen
41 Bellamyplein
554local recommendations
Stefania
Stefania says “It's the latest hotspot in town for having lunch/dinner. It's a indoor street-food market, kind of t...” ·
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7. Paradiso
6-8 Weteringschans
473local recommendations
Leandro
Leandro says “One of the best music venues in town. A former church turned into this music venue with a stage and ...” ·
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8. De Wallen
364local recommendations
Loes
Loes says “On The Wallen I always feel like a tourist. This vibrant neighborhood consists of a network of alley...” ·
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9. Westerpark
715local recommendations
Melissa
Melissa says “Westerpark is a wonderful place to walk, skate, relax or have a picnic with friends. This green expa...” ·
10. Ten Katestraat
Ten Katestraat
225local recommendations
John
John says “A diverse street market for fruits and veg, fresh bread, cheese, and fish. Also, quirky vendors sell...” ·
11. Utrechtsestraat
Utrechtsestraat
223local recommendations
Viresh
Viresh says “Long street with small shops, non of the well known chains, but great quality stores. Absolutely lov...” ·
12. Haarlemmerstraat
Haarlemmerstraat
197local recommendations
Ferry & Annette
Ferry & Annette says “Haarlemmerstraat is a busy shopping street with a lot of local stores. Famous buildings on the Haarl...” ·
13. Waterlooplein
Waterlooplein
164local recommendations
Hans
Hans says “The Waterlooplein is Amsterdam's permanent market and it's renowned for it's queer collection of sec...” ·
14. Leidsestraat
Leidsestraat
159local recommendations
Robert
Robert says “A very famous Square in Amsterdam. Good for shopping or chilling out on a terrace. Keep on walking o...” ·
15. Haarlemmerdijk
Haarlemmerdijk
164local recommendations
Guyon
Guyon says “Haarlemmerstraat – and its extension, the Haarlemmerdijk - is hip, quirky and the perfect spot for h...” ·
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16. Royal Palace Amsterdam
147 Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal
185local recommendations
Esther & Jan
Esther & Jan says “The Royal Palace Amsterdam is one of three palaces used by the Royal House. Most of the year, the Pa...” ·
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17. De Pijp
173local recommendations
Carolyn Sandra
Carolyn Sandra says “De Pijp - cool 'peoples' neighborhood where the Albert Cuyp market is located. Lots of shops, restau...” ·
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18. Zaanse Schans
168local recommendations
Elmer
Elmer says “The Zaanse Schans is an open-air museum that’s fun for all ages. Open year round, Zaans Schans is a ...” ·
19. Magere Brug
Magere Brug
102local recommendations
Martin
Martin says “Magere Brug (skinny bridge). Historic bridge over the Amstel river. Nice to see. Reachable from my a...” ·
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20. Begijnhof
Begijnhof
128local recommendations
Marielle
Marielle says “The Begijnhof is an enclosed courtyard dating from the early 14th century. Nothing survived of the e...” ·
21. Javastraat
Javastraat
90local recommendations
Floortje
Floortje says “The biggest multicultural street of Amsterdam, turkish, moroccan, irakees shops. It's a chaotic stre...” ·
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22. Gerard Douplein
Gerard Douplein
107local recommendations
Kasia
Kasia says “Little street in the Pijp with different concept stores and boutiques like Anna + Nina (including je...” ·
23. Kinkerstraat
Kinkerstraat
80local recommendations
Lennard
Lennard says “Het Saoto Huisje Surinaams restaurant. Order a 'Saoto soup' €3,75 Great soup hier It's full of ...” ·
24. Dam Square
Dam
107local recommendations
David
David says “Amsterdam Royal Palace of Amsterdam is situated on Dam Square in very the centre of Amsterdam. It wa...” ·
25. Haarlemmerplein
Haarlemmerplein
74local recommendations
Joanna & MP
Joanna & MP says “There is a market (half organic) here every Wednesday with delicious crepes, fresh baked bread, vege...” ·
26. Jan Pieter Heijestraat
Jan Pieter Heijestraat
70local recommendations
Stefania
Stefania says “This street is only 10 mins walk from the B&B - you can find plenty of shops, from clothes to kitche...” ·
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27. Westerkerk
279 Prinsengracht
90local recommendations
Joost
Joost says “The Westerkerk was built in 1620-1631 after a design by the late Renaissance architect H. de Keyser....” ·
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28. Oostpoort
213 Linnaeusstraat
85local recommendations
Danielle
Danielle says “A recently built (March '14) shopping area at close proximity. Not too busy but has modern shops (ma...” ·
29. Zeedijk
Zeedijk
61local recommendations
Martine
Martine says “Chinatown, red lights, cheap restaurants, very original old Amsterdam little bars and very beautiful...” ·
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30. Wolvenstraat
Wolvenstraat
70local recommendations
Lia & Reinier
Lia & Reinier says “The Nine Streets (Negenstraatjes in Dutch) is an area of nine small streets full of quirky boutique ...” ·