Sixt Sightseeing Tips
Amsterdam is considered to be one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, earning it the nickname the Venice of the North, due to its large system of waterways and canals. Its bustling markets, great nightlife and urban parks attracts millions of visitors per year. Amsterdam is home to a variety of mixed neighborhoods with plenty of charming restaurants and cafes, like De Pijp, which has the Albert Cuypmarkt, a daily market filled with mouthwatering street food. The Hannekes Boom, which runs along the canal lined with houseboats, is another favorite spot for both locals and tourists. Another recommended district is the Jordaan which has remained its long standing charms despite undergoing a cultural renaissance in recent years has maintained its charms. Jordaan is also home to one of Amsterdam's most important cultural sights, the Anne Frank House.
Don't overlook the city's rich history, which can still be seen in its unique architecture and museums. There are over 50 and galleries and museums in Amsterdam, including the Van Gogh Museum and Rembrandt House. For music lovers, the Het Koninklijk Concertgebouw is a world-famous classical concert hall with a consistently eclectic line-up. For a more contemporary feel, there are countless clubs and venues, like Bimhuis, one of Europe's best Jazz halls.