Amsterdam in 6 Hours

Netherlands, Amsterdam Guide (B): Amsterdam in 6 Hours

One of my favorite things about making Amsterdam my home base for a week is that we were able to do a ton of daytrips thanks to the city’s central location and the efficient public transportation system throughout the Netherlands. However we specifically reserved our last day for some final sightseeing, shopping and snacking in Amsterdam. Here’s a snapshot of how we spent a full day in the capital city to help inspire your visit.

This square is art lovers central where you’ll find 3 of Amsterdam’s iconic museums – the Rijksmuseum (old Dutch masters), Van Gogh Museum (the life and work of the artist himself) and the Stedelijk Museum (modern art). This lively square borders a beautiful pond, green space and the iconic “I amsterdam” sign – a must-do photo opp. We chose to visit the Van Gogh Museum (my write up on that coming soon!), but regardless of which museum you pick I highly recommend that you purchase your tickets online in advance to avoid waiting in what can be some pretty long lines. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Amsterdam in 6 Hours
Guide Location: Netherlands » Amsterdam
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Jessica Trumble
Read it on Author's Website: https://boardingpasstraveler.com/2016/09/06/amsterdam-in-6-hours/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Museumplein
  • Rijksmuseum
  • Van Gogh Museum
  • Stedelijk Museum
  • Albert Cuyp Market
  • Bloemenmarkt
  • Ice Bakery
  • Mint Tower
  • Begijnhof
  • Greg Monsieur
  • Amsterdam Museum
  • English Reformed Church
  • Dam Square
  • Royal Palace
  • New Church
  • Manneken Pis at Damrak 41

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