Discover world-class art, fabulous flea markets – and how to eat herring
A conveniently sized city, but with the heart of a large metropolis
Amsterdam's hippest hood is across the water
With options from cosy to colossal, Amsterdam is truly accommodating
Dine aboard a disused ferry
Restaurants & cafés
This transformed ferry – amid a neighbourhood of students living in revamped shipping containers – is all-round intriguing.
A club with a difference
Performance meets clubbing at this unusual 'Night Theatre'.
Get your juices flowing
Healthy juices and tasty vegetarian meals are the order of the day at this kitsch and funky café.
Even though it's undergoing a €227 million facelift, the Rijksmuseum still has 400 masterpieces on display, including Rembrandt's 'Night Watch' and Vermeer's 'Woman Reading a Letter'.
More than 700 of Van Gogh's paintings and drawings are displayed here, including the world-famous 'Sunflowers', 'The Bedroom' and 'The Potato Eaters'.
Anne Frank and her family hid here for two years during World War II; a bookcase marks the entrance to the sober, unfurnished rooms in which she wrote her famous diary.
Queen's Day revelers - © Michelle Grant/Time Out
A street party to celebrate the queen's birthday, a Cannabis Cup, Europerve, a beer festival: this could only be Amsterdam!