What to Do in Amsterdam in 2 Days

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What to Do in Amsterdam in 2 Days

Tourists from the Netherlands often spend two days exploring a city. Not only is this an ideal way to get acquainted with the place, but it’s also an opportunity to see more than just its most popular attractions.

Day One – Amsterdam Centre

Are you searching for an easy, low-key and family-friendly way to see the sights in Amsterdam? Consider taking a canal tour. With your I amsterdam City Card, you can hop aboard a boat and experience this vibrant city from a brand new perspective.

As you cruise along the canals of Amsterdam, you’ll come across numerous picturesque bridges. This is an enjoyable way to discover the city and gain insight into its fascinating history.

Day Two – Jordaan

The Jordaan district is bustling with artists’ workshops, galleries and restaurants. Plus it’s home to Anne Frank’s house where you can learn more about her time in hiding as well as her diary.

On winter evenings, skating on Museumplein at ICE*Amsterdam is a great way to enjoy views of the Rijksmuseum while skating. Open from mid-November until March 1st, this rink offers skaters the perfect place to glide through the air.

In addition to its ice rink, Amsterdam also offers plenty of outdoor sledding spots. Before hitting the slopes, be sure to ask locals which spot they recommend for you.