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10 Things I Regret Not Seeing In Amsterdam

Amsterdam is
one of the most electric cities in the world, and although I have travelled to
Holland twice in my life there are a few things that I didn’t do/see that I
regret.

10 Things I Regret Not Seeing In Amsterdam
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1# Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam

Hortus Botanicus is one of the oldest botanical gardens in existence today with a beautiful hexagonal pavilion.

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2# Jordaan
District
The Hip
& happening part of Amsterdam (can you get anymore hip?) Jordaan the home
to café’s, boutiques and vintage warehouses in beautiful 17th
century architecture.

 

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3# De Pijp
De Pijp is
the home for one of Amsterdam’s famous street Market, The Albert Cuyp. De Pijp
is full of 19th Century Architecture and is located only 1 mile
south of the city centre.

 

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4# Skybar
The Skybar is not only
is a hotel rooftop bar but it has the best view in the while of Amsterdam. The
bar serves small bites to eat and full meals. And a large variety of alcohol.

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5# Floating
flower marketBloemenmarkt is the only floating market in the world, basically flowers
are sold from stalls on house boats.

 

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6# Picnic in vondelpark
a parkVondelpark is situated
near Rijksmuseum which is near central Amsterdam, and is
filled with open air museums, ponds and playgrounds. I visited Vondelpark the last time I
visited Amsterdam but it was winter and sitting in -2 degrees is not ideal.

 

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7# Visit a
beach
Amsterdam is
famous for its canals but if you take a 30 minute train journey from the city
center you will come to a beach called Zandvoort which borders the North Sea.




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8# Plan a day
trip to Zaanse Schans
Zaanse Schans is a Dutch neighborhood in the town on
Zaandam which is in North Holland. Green wooden houses and historic windmills
were relocated here to recreate the look of an 18th century village.

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9# The Hash, Marijuana and Hemp museum

The name of this museum kind of explains itself but the museum aims to
teach people how helpful Hash, Marijuana and Hemp was in past civilization. There
is also an indoor cannabis garden located in the museum.

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10# Anne Frank House The Anne Frank House is probably the most famous tourist attraction there is in Amsterdam. You will have the experience of seeing Anne Frank’s actual diary, a reconstruction of her bedroom and annex.

Have anyone been to any of these locations? if not, send any tips this way!
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19 Comments

  • Reply Shannon Keary

    I've always wanted to visit Amsterdam as it looks so beautiful! All of the places on your list look like incredible places, definitely bookmarking this one for when I plan my trip there next year! Thanks for sharing xoxo

    Shan// http://www.cultureandcouture.co.uk

    March 24, 2018 at 11:11 am
    • Reply helloamy

      It's a beautiful city in both summer and winter! x

      April 16, 2018 at 8:28 am
  • Reply Mrs Bosman

    I am going to Amstedam soon for the third time and I still haven't visited most of these places. They are going to my itinerary for this time!

    Louise // mrsbosman.com

    March 24, 2018 at 12:23 pm
    • Reply helloamy

      Very jealous! I hope the weather is lovely for you 🙂

      April 16, 2018 at 8:28 am
  • Reply Sippin Gypsy

    So often we finish a trip or vacation and have that list of places we wish we had visited! This is a great list! I’m adding these to my agenda for Amsterdam!! Cheers! Sippin Gypsy

    March 24, 2018 at 5:42 pm
    • Reply helloamy

      That always happens, but then thats a perfect excuse to always go back haha 🙂

      April 16, 2018 at 8:29 am
  • Reply Iulia Alexandra Falcutescu

    I have visited most of the places you want to visit. They are, indeed, something not to miss. My personal favourite was the Anne Frank museum. It is filled with so much history and it teaches you so much about the world amd yourself. Do visit it on your next trip there 🤗

    March 24, 2018 at 9:22 pm
    • Reply helloamy

      I have heard this so much, but I am planning on going back this year. 🙂

      April 16, 2018 at 8:30 am
  • Reply Aldrin Pinto

    I must agree i missed quite a few in that list while in Amsterdam and surely regret now. Will surely bookmark this for my next trip to AMS.. Thanks a lot

    March 25, 2018 at 3:33 pm
  • Reply TheGreatAmbini

    I want to visit Amsterdam and that floating market is the most amazing thing I have ever seen. Definitely on my list for when I go!

    March 26, 2018 at 10:28 am
    • Reply helloamy

      It looks so beautiful doesnt it? When you go, check out the other markets also, thwy will not dissapoint.

      April 16, 2018 at 8:31 am
  • Reply Roaming Pirates

    Thanks for this amazing list! I'm yet to visit Amsterdam and I'll make sure not to miss these places. They look incredible and definitely a must-visit.

    March 26, 2018 at 10:44 pm
    • Reply helloamy

      thank you for reading 🙂

      April 16, 2018 at 8:31 am
  • Reply Freeoversea

    Amsterdam is such a beautiful city, we are going there again this summer to explore the unexplored so we have to check some of these from the list 😀
    Thanks for the tips, have a wonderful day!
    xx

    Patricia & Miguel
    https://freeoversea.com/blog/our-first-workaway-experience

    March 27, 2018 at 9:42 am
    • Reply helloamy

      Very jealous, have a lovely trip! 🙂

      April 16, 2018 at 8:31 am
  • Reply Unknown

    I love your article. It covers all the places I would never have even considered visiting and absolutely should visit next time I'm in Holland. Thank you for sharing!

    May 11, 2018 at 11:37 am
  • Reply Pilot Wife

    I’ve been to Amsterdam but haven’t been to like any of these places! The botanical garden looks beautiful!

    May 11, 2018 at 11:49 am
  • Reply Lisa Blair

    I'll admit, Amsterdam has never been on my list of "must see" places but this post is making me reconsider! The Hortus Botanicus and the floating flower market look breath taking. Thank you!

    Lisa // https://zenandpi.com/

    May 11, 2018 at 4:18 pm
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