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Amsterdam coat of arms photo

ABOVE: Amsterdam's coat of arms. INSET BELOW: A local bicyclist, and a visiting cruise ship.

woman bicyclist in amsterdamAmsterdam is one of Europe's major air gateways from other continents, and the city has enjoyed a reputation for tolerating visitors' idiosyncrasies since the heady, hash-happy days of the 1960s. Whether you're a backpacker, museum buff, shopper, cruise passenger, city-planning student, stoner, or sex tourist, you'll find what you're looking for in Amsterdam.

Costa Atlantica cruise shipOur Amsterdam Web Guide is designed to help you reach the travel information you want with a minimum of frustration.

To get started, use the navigation table below, which you'll also find at the bottom of each page.


Amsterdam travel resources
Introduction
Academic travel
Arriving, departing
Cafés, nightclubs
Dining, food
Drugs
Events, culture
Excursions, sights
Gay, lesbian
Local transportation
Miscellaneous
Museums
Photos
Practical information
Sex, prostitution
Shopping
Sports, recreation
Umbrella sites

Amsterdam planning tools
Amsterdam map
Amsterdam weather forecast

Amsterdam hotels/accommodations
Hotel introduction
5-star hotels
4-star hotels
3-star hotels
2-star hotels
1-star hotels
Airport hotels
B&B
Hostels
Apartments
Camping

Top photo copyright © Amsterdam Tourist Board.
1st inset photo: Paul Piebinga.
2nd inset photo: Sebastiaan Evers.