Once you enter Amsterdam, there are some to-do things and must-visit places to explore in the city. Some tourists try out the canal cruises and the food tours in Amsterdam city each time they visit, whereas others go for the famous museums and parks. If you can, try out the below attractions especially when you go for private Amsterdam walking tours for the first time. Amsterdam is worth the visit all year.
The recently renovated open square Oud-Zuid is an art lover’s paradise. It also has public parks such as the Vondelpark and the Willemspark boulevards. Museumplein is home to the Van Gogh Museum, the Rijksmuseum, and the Stedelijk Museum of Modern Art in Amsterdam. During the winter, the Oud-Zuid will transform your trip to Amsterdam with ice rink conducted outdoors.
The Jordaan District
Wandering into the Jordaan District will make your trip to Amsterdam into a memorable one. The Jordaan District is often thought of as one of the charming Dutch neighborhoods. The place in Amsterdam has many working-class Dutch, cobbled streets, and quaint buildings – some of the attractions that make the cut in all private Amsterdam walking tours.
The Riverside IJ
Many first-time visitors to Amsterdam city try to go to the Northern banks of the IJ River to their luck. It takes just 15 minutes from the Amsterdam Central Station to the IJ River, and while you walk, you can experience the cultural ethnicity in the riverside that makes the Riverside IJ in Amsterdam identifiable to the Dutch and the tourists.
The Anne Frank House
To the front side of the Anne Frank House is an autobiographical museum. Anne Frank, of course, is the smiling girl who spent years in hiding during WWII. The Anne Frank House resides by Prinsengracht 263, and is a must-visit place especially if you are looking for some historic attractions during your private Amsterdam walking tours.
In the Westerpark, the complex of previous industrial buildings was the Amsterdam’s municipal gasworks. The Westergasfabriek now has a collection of restaurants, coffee roasters, cinema halls, and other attractions. When you go there, do check out the open food markets as well. The Sunday market, for instance, is held on the beginning Sunday of each Month in Westergasfabriek.