Amsterdam Itinerary: Things You Must Do in 3 Days

The capital of the Netherlands, Amsterdam is a lively community that has gotten quite a reputation as a rather progressive city.

We’ve been to this city more than five times over the years and we’ve packed this guide full of the best things for both first-timers and return visitors.

Stroll through the city’s streets, through the infamous Red Light District, along the canals, and through the many great public parks to get a feel for life in Amsterdam.

Day 1 – Weekend in Amsterdam

Head to the Old City to get a feel for the long history behind the city, on the first of your 3 days in Amsterdam.

The Old City

The Royal Palace

The Royal Palace is found in Amsterdam’s iconic Dam Square and this royal residence dates back to the mid 17th century when it was first built to be the City Hall.

The New Church, or in Dutch, De Nieuwe Kerk, is another of the city’s historic attractions that are found in the old part of Amsterdam.

The New Church

The National Monument

This is the most important monument in Amsterdam, as the towering statue commemorates Dutch losses during wars around the world, and particularly during the German occupation in World War II.

This city is a cyclist’s dream with flat terrain, multiple bike lanes, and everyone’s general love of bikes.

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