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Top 9 Tourist Attractions In Amsterdam

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Amsterdam is known for its crafty environment, beautiful cityscapes and never ending attractions that caters almost everyone’s attention. Let’s walk through the narrow alleys of history in Netherlands’s stunning city and watch out for the list of top 9 tourist attractions in Amsterdam.

Rijksmuseum

Rijksmuseum

Starting off with our top 9 tourist attractions in Amsterdam, let’s describe the most famous museum of the city; the Rijksmuseum is one of the pure jewels of portraying artistic jewels and historic relics. It is a Dutch museum known specifically for its dedication to art and history of Amsterdam. The museum was founded actually in 1800 and then was moved in 1808 in Amsterdam. The museum contains around 8000 art and history relics that purely depict history and old structure of Amsterdam.

 

 

Van Gogh Museum

Van Gogh Museum

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On the contrary, the Van Gogh Museum is a portray of modern art as it depict the modern works of the Vincent van Gogh, located at the Museums square also nearby to the Rijksmuseum, the Van Gogh museum is another tourist attraction in Amsterdam, famous amid locals as well. In 2015, it was declared as the 2nd most visited museum in Netherlands, and 31st most visited one in the whole world. It was opened in 1973, and the museum has massive collection of drawings and paintings of Vincent van Gogh [famous Dutch painter]

 

Jordaan

Jordaan

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Jordaan is the neighbourhood of Amsterdam, however, it has become one of the most expensive locations in Netherlands may because it is home to some of the master piece art galleries particularly depicting modern art and outlined with some must visiting restaurants and shops adding up more to the tourist attraction.

 

 

Vondelpark

Vondelpark

Vondelpark is an urban public park and a sure mention on our top 9 tourist attractions in Amsterdam list, originally the park named as Nieuwe Park in 1865. Annually the park received 10 million visitors; there is an open air theatre, numerous horeca facilities and a playground.

 

 

Anne Frank Museum

Anne Frank Museum

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The Anne Frank museum which was earlier her house, she was a writer of the times of WWII and later own her house was dedicated as a biographical museum, it is built in a building and is located at the Prinsengracht canal in central Amsterdam. The museum was opened in 1960; it has a complete overview of life, struggle and the times when Anne Frank used to live there. It is the 3rd most visited museum in the Netherlands after Van Gogh Museum.

 

 

Natura Artis Magistra

Natura Artis Magistra

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Artis, being called for such a long name to be pronounced correctly, precisely Artis is a zoo and not to disappoint you by saying it is just a zoo, it is a royal zoo and also a member of Dutch Zoo Federation. Artis has 2 monumental building and majority of them are used for the sake of giving enclosure animals, it is a uniquely displayed heritage site of the 19th century.

 

 

The West Church

The West Church

What made it a popular spot was the wedding of the Queen Beatrix in the year 1966 and it has now become. It was built in 1630; the church is unusually admired because of its outrageous gothic features. The West church has an 85 metre tall tower called as Langer Ja, it is the highest tower in the city.

 

 

The Royal Palace

The Royal Palace

Earlier it was known as the Town Hall, the Royal Palace was once served as a residence of King. It is based as per the architecture of old Rome; the exterior is classical and conventional. The most important room in the Royal Palace is the Council Hall; it is also the largest one in the Palace.

The Begijnhof

Begijnhof

Begijnhof is known as one of the inner city peaceful and tranquil spots in Amsterdam, which may not go through your mind while travelling to Amsterdam due to its busy day to day hassle. The old spot of the city is a perfect one if you are actually exploring the undiscovered parts of the city. It would be the last one of the top 9 tourist attractions in Amsterdam to wind off your trip beautifully.

 

 


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