From the breathtaking canals to floating flower markets, the city of Amsterdam is home to millions of visitors a year. Whether you’re peddling through the city on a bicycle or exploring the red light district by foot; this vibrant and electric city will have you begging for more. Full of museums, coffee shops and a very famous brewery; you won’t want to leave any stone unturned. Follow along as we explore the beautiful city of Amsterdam and recommend the top twelve things to see and do while you are there.
1. Visit the Red Light District
Most people think of the red light district when they think of Amsterdam and that’s how it ends up as number one on our list of things to see and do in the city. There are lots of guided walking tours through the district if that’s what you prefer but most people choose to walk freely down the streets. An old and beautiful area of the city with winding cobblestone streets and 14th century architecture the district is best seen during the day and at night. Appreciate the beauty and serenity during the day and come back at night to witness the liveliness of the streets. The Sex Museum, the Condom Shop known as Condomerie and theaters such as Moulin Rouge along with the infamous “window girls” are all what you will find here. Appreciate the cleanliness, the freedom of expression and the uniqueness of the Red Light District in Amsterdam.