Amsterdam

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Amsterdam featuring heritage architecture, night scenes and a city

Wander around a fairy-tale lattice of canals and captivating neighborhoods, where old-world charm is fused with modern luxury and world-famous nightlife.

Known as the Venice of the North, Amsterdam is a city based on a network of semi-circular canals, with hundreds of bridges. Amsterdam’s famous museums and trademark coffee shops are popular daytime haunts, while the crowds flock to the bars and clubs around the squares at night. Amsterdammers love speaking English and are known for their liberalism. This multicultural capital welcomes everyone!

Narrow, cobbled streets, limited parking and crisscrossing trams make sightseeing by car too complex. Instead, explore the compact city center by foot, rent a bike or take public transport. Book a canal cruise to see the old city center in just an hour. You’ll learn about Amsterdam’s remarkable history and see fine examples of its iconic gabled houses.

Amsterdam has its roots in the 13th century, but its famous canal district was developed in the 17th century. The Canal Ring is now a world heritage site. One of the many monuments here is the Anne Frank House.

On central Dam Square, tour the old Royal Palace and admire the wax statues in Madame Tussauds. Nearby is the Red Light District. Its narrow streets full of adult entertainment venues lead to the more family-friendly Nieuwmarkt, a square surrounded by eateries.

Just outside the Canal Ring is the Museum Quarter. Don’t miss the Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum; both have collections of paintings by world-famous Dutch masters. Relax on the grass of nearby Vondelpark. From here, it’s an easy stroll to the Leidseplein, a hub for music and nightlife.

Since the 1970s, coffee shops have allowed visitors to enjoy the city in a more relaxed state of mind. If you’d rather drink than smoke, visit a pub to order the local beer. A typical Dutch lager tastes even better after visiting the old brewery for the Heineken Experience.

Young travelers are drawn to Amsterdam for its promise of revelry. Those after a more refined cultural experience are also easily entertained in this beautifully preserved city with typical Dutch hospitality.

Where to stay in Amsterdam

Hotel Casa Amsterdam
Hotel Casa Amsterdam
3.5 out of 5
Eerste Ringdijkstraat 4, Amsterdam, 1097 BC
The price is NT$3,168 per night from Jun 19 to Jun 20
Stay at this 3.5-star business-friendly hotel in Amsterdam. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast, and onsite parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (973 reviews)
"Location and breakfast are good."

Reviewed on 2022/5/6

Hotel Casa Amsterdam
ibis Amsterdam Centre
ibis Amsterdam Centre
3 out of 5
Stationsplein 49, Amsterdam, 1012 AB
The price is NT$4,707 per night from May 22 to May 23
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in Amsterdam. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast, and a 24-hour front desk. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean ...
4/5 Very Good! (956 reviews)
"Me encanto este Hotel. Super recomendado. Perfecta ubicacion, buen personal, limpio y comodo."

Reviewed on 2022/5/13

ibis Amsterdam Centre
citizenM Schiphol Airport Hotel
citizenM Schiphol Airport Hotel
4 out of 5
Jan Plezierweg 2, Schiphol, 1118 BB
The price is NT$4,855 per night from Jun 2 to Jun 3
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in Schiphol. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast, and a 24-hour front desk. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (1,649 reviews)
"Excellent modern pod hotel, terrific cozy bedding, great experience thanks citizenM 😃"

Reviewed on 2022/5/16

citizenM Schiphol Airport Hotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
De Jonker Urban Studio's & Suites
De Jonker Urban Studio's & Suites
4 out of 5
Plantage Middenlaan 40, Amsterdam, 1018 DG
The price is NT$2,861 per night from May 22 to May 23
Stay at this 4-star apartment in Amsterdam. Enjoy free WiFi, daily housekeeping, and an LCD TV. Popular attractions Artis and Dam Square are located nearby. ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (61 reviews)
"A bit far away from downtown Amsterdam but close to the zoo and various restaurants - extremely high ceiling and great amenities. We could hear people outside due to the layout of the hotel but that is because it is a studio. Would recommend."

Reviewed on 2022/5/4

De Jonker Urban Studio's & Suites
Corendon Apartments Amsterdam Schiphol Airport Hotel
Corendon Apartments Amsterdam Schiphol Airport Hotel
285 Schipholweg, Badhoevedorp, NH, 1171 PL
The price is NT$3,875 per night from Jun 12 to Jun 13
Stay at this business-friendly aparthotel in Badhoevedorp. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 bars/lounges, and a rooftop terrace. Popular attractions Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (12 reviews)
"I absolutely loved our stay. The hotel was amazing. My suggestions is that the plane outside be free for guest and not an additional ticket. We had an issue while checking in and the front desk giving us the wrong prices of parking then she became unhelpful. We also had a lady in the restaurant who ..."

Reviewed on 2022/4/22

Corendon Apartments Amsterdam Schiphol Airport Hotel
Eric Vökel Boutique Apartments Amsterdam Suites
Eric Vökel Boutique Apartments Amsterdam Suites
4 out of 5
De Ruijterkade 127, Amsterdam, 1011AC
The price is NT$5,958 per night from May 24 to May 25
Stay at this 4-star aparthotel in Amsterdam. Enjoy free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk, and concierge services. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the spacious ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (386 reviews)
"Fantastic accommodations in Amsterdam! Very secure and safe area. Modern, spacious, meticulously cleaned apartment merely steps away from the train station. Five to ten minute walk to quintessential Amsterdam. Highly recommend this property; I would definitely bring our family back again!"

Reviewed on 2022/5/14

Eric Vökel Boutique Apartments Amsterdam Suites
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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