Wikimapia Cityguide: Top 10 Must See Attractions In Amsterdam

1. Canal Tours
Walk or cruise down the Grachtengordel Canals, created in the 17th century and one of the urban wonders of the world.

2. Rijkmuseum
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See the Dutch Golden Age treasures of this world-class museum which includes Rembrandt's masterpiece "Night Watch."

3. Van Gogh Museum
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See the world's largest and most comprehensive collection of Van Gogh art, including the artist's self-portrait in his museum.

4. Anne Frank Museum
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Go on a deeply moving tour of Anne Frank's hiding place, and learn more about the heart-breaking WWII story.

5. Stedelijk Museum
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Ever since it opened its modern wing in 2012, this museum of modern and contemporary art became one of the city's most visited attractions, with a collection that includes works by Andy Warhol, Matisse, Pollock, and many more.

6. Red Lights District
http://wikimapia.org/l/nyaaab It's not what it used to be, but the city's notorious district is still a sight to be seen. Explore it on a guided tour.

7. Leidseplein
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Join locals and tourists at the outdoor cafes and restaurants of this lively square, the city's nightlife center.

8. Markets
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Browse through the Albert Cuyp street market (said to be the largest in Europe) and then go smell the flowers at the famous Bloemenmarkt flower market by a canal.

9. Dam Square
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The city's main square is always the stage for different activities and events, and the royal palace facing it is often open to the public.

10. Rembrandt’s House Museum
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See what Rembrandt's life was like at the house where he lived for two decades, and see some of his etchings.

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