For an up-close view of how the locals live, hire a canal boat.
Today, 2 million tourists a year visit the hugely expanded Anne Frank Museum.
Every Rembrandt site in Amsterdam will be well-booked during 2019.
Parks for strolling and riding, resting between museums, scoffing stroopwafels or just lounging on the grass.
There is something to be said for bundling a whole lot of travel kitsch under the one roof.
This is a seriously good hotel with a quirky, fun side.
You could queue for hours at some of Amsterdam's most popular attractions. Skip the crowds and visit these worth sights instead.
The birthplace of everything from clogs, Heineken, Anne Frank to Van Gogh and Rembrant, Amsterdam's museums and galleries are full of some of the world's finest art. Ramble its narrow streets lined with picturesque seventeenth-century buildings on two wheels, or cruise its canals on a houseboat. Experience its cafe culture, and, if you dare, end the day with a sneak peak at its infamous red light district.