Amsterdam is a city that is entwined with water. Since the 17th century Amsterdam’s canal ring has grown. Nowadays it’s one of the most unique urban landscapes in the world.

The best way to see Amsterdam

Each year there are a variety of events on or alongside the water. In April the city and canals turn orange. In the summer there is are the Gay Pride celebrations and the Grachtenfestival with classical music for all to enjoy.

Even if there are no special activities on the water, you can still enjoy the city with one of the canal cruises. Canal Cruises are one of Amsterdam’s most popular attractions. You’ll see the city from the water and experience it’s unique history and flavours.

Read more about the Grachtengordel.

Find out more about Amsterdam’s Canal Cruises.

Amsterdam City Centre by Car.

Park your car near the Grachtengordel (Canal Ring) for just € 25,- (vanaf 6 uur parkeren) a day. Parking Centrum Oosterdok is the bigest and cheapest parking in the city centre of Amsterdam.

More information about Parking Centrum Oosterdok.