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Amsterdam canal houses reflected in water

ABOVE: Amsterdam canal houses, as seen in a canal.


The city's official English-language site has information for tourists, business travelers, and current or propective residents.

Amsterdam Hotspots
You'll find a little of everything at this first-rate site, from hotels and restaurants to "redlights" and user reviews.
This is a good introduction to Amsterdam, with plenty of information on all the basics.

The Amsterdam Appreciation Project
The Prinsenhof, a budget hotel, prepared this guide for younger travelers.

Amsterdam XXX - The Walletjes
This guide has general advice plus an extensive section on Amsterdam's "naughty bits."

The Hip Guide to Amsterdam
The site that once positioned itself as a guide to "hippyland" seems less countercultural than it was in its heyday, but it's still useful for business listings, maps, and a user forum.

Internet Guide to Amsterdam
Steven Pemberton and Astrid Kerssens wrote this straighforward, succinct, and informative guide. Amsterdam
This independent site (not to be confused with the country's official tourism site, covers the basics with a short guide and related articles.

The Netherlands Board of Tourism invites you to discover Holland with its "16 million people and 16 million things to do."

Amsterdam travel resources
Academic travel
Arriving, departing
Cafés, nightclubs
Dining, food
Events, culture
Excursions, sights
Gay, lesbian
Local transportation
Practical information
Sex, prostitution
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

Photo: Mr. Eckhart.