Canals, culture and the city’s best shopping
From the moment you step outside the lobby of our central Amsterdam hotel, so many experiences await you. Take a stroll to the busy Dam Square to see the Royal Palace and the Nieuwe Kerk, a 15th Century church. Then take a horse-drawn carriage to tour the Old City before dining at one of the numerous cafes near the waterway.
Along the southern canal belt, spend an afternoon shopping on Kalverstraat and admire the colorful blooms at the world’s only floating flower market, Bloemenmarkst. Don’t forget to save a day or two to explore the cities world class museums including the Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum and Anne Frank House.
- Dam Square - 550 m - A bustling location for tourists and locals alike with restaurants, cafes, shops and landmarks such as the former Royal Palace.
- Kalverstraat shopping street - 600 m - Head to this popular pedestrian zone for an afternoon of shopping.
- Bloemenmarkt Flower Market - 700 m – Amsterdam’s iconic, fragrant and floating flower market. Buy tulip bulbs ready to take home.
- Royal Palace – 600 - Located in Dam Square, the Palace is open to the public when not used for state visits, receptions and other functions.
- Hermitage Amsterdam Museum - 900 m - On the banks of the rive Amstel, explore the Amsterdam branch of the famous Hermitage of Saint Petersburg in Russia.
- Anne Frank House - 1.4 km - A biographical museum located in the house where Anne Frank hid and wrote her famed diaries during WW2.
- Rijksmuseum - 1.5 km - The Dutch Nation Museum boasts a collection like no other featuring Rembrant, Vermeer and Frans Hals. Located in Museumplein adjacent to other brilliant attractions like the Van Gogh Museum and Stedelijk Museum.
- Van Gogh Museum – 1.9 km - Immerse yourself in Van Gogh’s world with a collection that boats over 200 paintings and 600 drawings.
- Heineken Experience – 1.6 km - An interactive museum experience in Heineken’s first brewery in Amsterdam.
- Amsterdam RAI Convention Centre - 4 km - A collection of conference and exhibitions halls in the business district of Amsterdam.