Best Bridges in Amsterdam

Check out the top Bridges in Amsterdam, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Magere Brug
1. Magere Brug
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112 local reviews
Magere Brug, Amsterdam-Centrum
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Gaby
Magere Brug (Skinny Bridge) in Amsterdam Amsterdam Skinny BridgeThe famous skinny bridge across the river Ams…
Joris
Of 1280 or so bridges in town, the Magere Brug, or Skinny Bridge is the most famous of these Amsterdam attract…
Irthe
This bridge is known to be the nicest bridge in Amsterdam. The bridge provides a nice view and is decorated wi…
1. Magere Brug
1. Magere Brug
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112 local reviews
Magere Brug, Amsterdam-Centrum
Gaby
Gaby
Magere Brug (Skinny Bridge) in Amsterdam Amsterdam Skinny BridgeThe famous skinny bridge across the river Amstel and opposite of the Carré …
Joris
Joris
Of 1280 or so bridges in town, the Magere Brug, or Skinny Bridge is the most famous of these Amsterdam attractions. It is a traditional doub…
Irthe
Irthe
This bridge is known to be the nicest bridge in Amsterdam. The bridge provides a nice view and is decorated with lighting bolbes. Local Amst…
2. Café de Magere Brug
2. Café de Magere Brug
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54 local reviews
81 Amstel, Amsterdam-Centrum
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+31 20 221 3400
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
John
If you rent a boat you'll probably wind up here. Story is that two wealthy sisters lived on each side of the A…
Ester
The famous skinny bridge across the river Amstel and opposite of the Carré theatre, is an Old Dutch design woo…
Mather
Ideal place to people watch and view the famous white wooden bridge (magere brug=skinny bridge) on the little …
2. Café de Magere Brug
2. Café de Magere Brug
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54 local reviews
81 Amstel, Amsterdam-Centrum
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+31 20 221 3400
John
John
If you rent a boat you'll probably wind up here. Story is that two wealthy sisters lived on each side of the Amstel and built a bridge here …
Ester
Ester
The famous skinny bridge across the river Amstel and opposite of the Carré theatre, is an Old Dutch design wooden bridge known as a double-s…
Mather
Mather
Ideal place to people watch and view the famous white wooden bridge (magere brug=skinny bridge) on the little terrace in front in good weath…
3. Skinny Bridge
3. Skinny Bridge
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13 local reviews
Magere Brug, Amsterdam-Centrum
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Evy
Magere Brug is located on the Amstel River between Keizersgracht and Prinsengracht and connects Kerkstraat wit…
Suzanne
Magere Brug is located on the Amstel River between Keizersgracht and Prinsengracht and connects Kerkstraat wit…
Paul
The most iconic bridge in a city of many bridges is 3 blocks away. Nice views up and down the Amstel River. An…
3. Skinny Bridge
3. Skinny Bridge
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13 local reviews
Magere Brug, Amsterdam-Centrum
Evy
Evy
Magere Brug is located on the Amstel River between Keizersgracht and Prinsengracht and connects Kerkstraat with Nieuwe KerkstraatMagere Brug…
Suzanne
Suzanne
Magere Brug is located on the Amstel River between Keizersgracht and Prinsengracht and connects Kerkstraat with Nieuwe KerkstraatMagere Brug…
Paul
Paul
The most iconic bridge in a city of many bridges is 3 blocks away. Nice views up and down the Amstel River. An interesting area to walk arou…
4. Jordaan
4. Jordaan
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424 local reviews
Jordaan, Jordaan
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Marten
The Jordaan is a district in the citycenter of Amsterdam, known for its beautiful houses, nice restaurants and…
Anita
SourceL Lonely Planet: The Jordaan may be the prize-winner for the most picturesque neighbourhood in Amsterdam…
Renée
The Jordaan area is probably the most idyllic and romantic part of Amsterdam. It is known for its many beautif…
4. Jordaan
4. Jordaan
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424 local reviews
Jordaan, Jordaan
Marten
Marten
The Jordaan is a district in the citycenter of Amsterdam, known for its beautiful houses, nice restaurants and original shops. When in Amste…
Anita
Anita
SourceL Lonely Planet: The Jordaan may be the prize-winner for the most picturesque neighbourhood in Amsterdam, but the artistic and the cre…
Renée
Renée
The Jordaan area is probably the most idyllic and romantic part of Amsterdam. It is known for its many beautifull canal houses and small str…
5. Canals of Amsterdam
5. Canals of Amsterdam
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59 local reviews
Canals of Amsterdam, Amsterdam-Centrum
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Emma
The canals of Amsterdam is the most gorgeous thing in this city. Especially at night, it's stunning. The pictu…
Suzanne
The canals of Amsterdam is the most gorgeous thing in this city. Especially at night, it's stunning. The pictu…
Ray
Amsterdam has more than 100 kilometres (60 miles) of canals, most of which are navigable by boat. The three ma…
5. Canals of Amsterdam
5. Canals of Amsterdam
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59 local reviews
Canals of Amsterdam, Amsterdam-Centrum
Emma
Emma
The canals of Amsterdam is the most gorgeous thing in this city. Especially at night, it's stunning. The picturesque bridges, grand canal ho…
Suzanne
Suzanne
The canals of Amsterdam is the most gorgeous thing in this city. Especially at night, it's stunning. The picturesque bridges, grand canal ho…
Ray
Ray
Amsterdam has more than 100 kilometres (60 miles) of canals, most of which are navigable by boat. The three main canals are Prinsengracht, H…
6. Dapper
6. Dapper
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48 local reviews
58-60 Jacob Van Lennepkade, Amsterdam-West
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+31 20 618 0757
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Eduard
Nice place where (young) locals meet, drink and eat. Tables outside at the bridge. And when the sun is shining…
Tomas
This cafe has tables spread along the bridge overlooking the canal, nice view to have a beer in the sun, don't…
Sella
'borrel' place. Nice drinks and bites, but also good for lunch and coffee. Terrace on the bridge in summer.
6. Dapper
6. Dapper
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48 local reviews
58-60 Jacob Van Lennepkade, Amsterdam-West
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+31 20 618 0757
Eduard
Eduard
Nice place where (young) locals meet, drink and eat. Tables outside at the bridge. And when the sun is shining, you can catch a lot of sun h…
Tomas
Tomas
This cafe has tables spread along the bridge overlooking the canal, nice view to have a beer in the sun, don't forget to order some bitterba…
Sella
Sella
'borrel' place. Nice drinks and bites, but also good for lunch and coffee. Terrace on the bridge in summer.
7. Brasserie Nel
7. Brasserie Nel
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50 local reviews
12 Amstelveld, Amsterdam-Centrum
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+31 20 626 1199
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Nina
Monday night they offer jazz sessions for free. You even can join playing if you want to. Great for drinks and…
Sarah & George
Best about Nel's is the location, beautiful terrace overlooking the crossing of Prinsengracht and Reguliersgra…
7. Brasserie Nel
7. Brasserie Nel
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50 local reviews
12 Amstelveld, Amsterdam-Centrum
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+31 20 626 1199
Nina
Nina
Monday night they offer jazz sessions for free. You even can join playing if you want to. Great for drinks and a good terrace with beautiful…
Sarah & George
Sarah & George
Best about Nel's is the location, beautiful terrace overlooking the crossing of Prinsengracht and Reguliersgracht, famous for it's beautiful…
8. Bar spek
8. Bar spek
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324 local reviews
1 Admiraal de Ruijterweg, Amsterdam-West
Open · Closes 1:00 AM
+31 20 618 8102
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Lisette
Casual lunch cannot be any better than this. Seating outdoors on the edge of the canal, watching the bridge op…
Virginia
Nice bar/restaurant with nice terrace looking to the canal... you can see the bridge opening while enjoying a …
Steven
Nice trendy restaurant on corner of my street. Busy terrace next to the bridge. Also for breakfast
8. Bar spek
8. Bar spek
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324 local reviews
1 Admiraal de Ruijterweg, Amsterdam-West
Open · Closes 1:00 AM
+31 20 618 8102
Lisette
Lisette
Casual lunch cannot be any better than this. Seating outdoors on the edge of the canal, watching the bridge open up to let boats through wit…
Virginia
Virginia
Nice bar/restaurant with nice terrace looking to the canal... you can see the bridge opening while enjoying a drink and a nice pizza with mu…
Steven
Steven
Nice trendy restaurant on corner of my street. Busy terrace next to the bridge. Also for breakfast
9. Prinseneiland
9. Prinseneiland
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31 local reviews
Prinseneiland, Amsterdam-Centrum
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Seb
This is the area where me and my wife met and lived 11 years ago. Beautiful islands with very old houses and r…
Danielle&Rutger
Beautiful and very quiet neighbourhood, old warehouses, a little children's farm, and little bridges, just a l…
Zane
Cute dutch bridges cross cute waterways. A nice, secluded area to explore with a corresponding relaxed feeling…
9. Prinseneiland
9. Prinseneiland
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31 local reviews
Prinseneiland, Amsterdam-Centrum
Seb
Seb
This is the area where me and my wife met and lived 11 years ago. Beautiful islands with very old houses and romantic white bridges over the…
Danielle&Rutger
Danielle&Rutger
Beautiful and very quiet neighbourhood, old warehouses, a little children's farm, and little bridges, just a lovely place to walk or bike ar…
Zane
Zane
Cute dutch bridges cross cute waterways. A nice, secluded area to explore with a corresponding relaxed feeling from the area and locals.
10. Gent aan de Schinkel
10. Gent aan de Schinkel
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177 local reviews
1 Theophile de Bockstraat, Oud-Zuid
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+31 20 388 2851
CafeRestaurantPoint of interest
Steven
Charming spot for lunch or coffee, at the "other" side of Vondelpark. Very local atmosphere, no tourists. Love…
Marie-Sophie
Just across the bridge, "Gent aan de Schinkel" offers a sunny waterside terrace. Food and drinks.
Corry
Very nice terrace, along the canal just besides a bridge which opens frequently
10. Gent aan de Schinkel
10. Gent aan de Schinkel
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177 local reviews
1 Theophile de Bockstraat, Oud-Zuid
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+31 20 388 2851
Steven
Steven
Charming spot for lunch or coffee, at the "other" side of Vondelpark. Very local atmosphere, no tourists. Lovely terrace overlooking a main …
Marie-Sophie
Marie-Sophie
Just across the bridge, "Gent aan de Schinkel" offers a sunny waterside terrace. Food and drinks.
Corry
Corry
Very nice terrace, along the canal just besides a bridge which opens frequently
11. Café Restaurant Open
11. Café Restaurant Open
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8 local reviews
20-Brug Westerdoksplein, Amsterdam
020 620 1010
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Mather
Not cheap but this modern box-like restaurant has been built on, yes ON, an old railway bridge near the harbou…
Sammy
Ingeniously built on top of a disused 1920s railway bridge (swung open), this glass box has an outdoor terrace…
Karin
Good restaurant with an unique location on an old train bridge!
11. Café Restaurant Open
11. Café Restaurant Open
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8 local reviews
20-Brug Westerdoksplein, Amsterdam
020 620 1010
Mather
Mather
Not cheap but this modern box-like restaurant has been built on, yes ON, an old railway bridge near the harbour. Seasonal French & Italian i…
Sammy
Sammy
Ingeniously built on top of a disused 1920s railway bridge (swung open), this glass box has an outdoor terrace over the water.
Karin
Karin
Good restaurant with an unique location on an old train bridge!
12. Waspunt Amsterdam-Noord
12. Waspunt Amsterdam-Noord
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5 local reviews
140 Meeuwenlaan, Amsterdam-Noord
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+31 6 14376331
LaundryPoint of interestEstablishment
Sweets Hotel
With this self-service laundry close to your bridge house you don’t have to worry about dirty clothes anymore…
12. Waspunt Amsterdam-Noord
12. Waspunt Amsterdam-Noord
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5 local reviews
140 Meeuwenlaan, Amsterdam-Noord
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+31 6 14376331
Sweets Hotel
Sweets Hotel
With this self-service laundry close to your bridge house you don’t have to worry about dirty clothes anymore.