About Amsterdam


Let's have a look around into background of Amsterdam
  • Country: Netherlands
  • Latitude: 52.379189
  • Longitude: 4.895168
  • Time zone: Central European Time Zone
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT +1 hours

Weather in Amsterdam

  • Climate: Oceanic Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: April, May, September and November

Location

Amsterdam is the capital and the most populous city of the kingdom of Netherlands. The total population of Amsterdam is 851,573 (2015 Census).

Distance from Amsterdam center to Airport

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol in Amsterdam is the main and the 14th busiest airport in the world.

Driving Distance: 11 miles / 18 km

Driving Time: 16 Minutes

Languages: Dutch followed by English

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
  • Rail: National Rail
  • Road: Bus - GVB

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – Rounding Up Bills
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: 1-2 ER
    • Housekeeper: 1-2 ER
    • Concierge: 3-4 ER
  • Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: 2-3 ER

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Harlem,
  • Leiden,
  • The Hague

Emergency Contact Numbers in Amsterdam city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 112
  • Railroad: +31 180 6 996633 (Deutsche Bahn )
  • Airport: +31 20 794 0800 (Amsterdam Airport Schiphol)
  • Hospital: +31 20 444 4444 (VUmc)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Amsterdam

  • Light Festival
  • Tulip Day
  • Kings Day

Tourist Attractions

  • Anne Frank House
  • Jordaan
  • Heineken Experience

Theatre & Concerts

  • Amsterdam Theatre
  • De Balie
  • Ostadetheatre

Visit Top Restaurants in Amsterdam

  • The Happy Bull
  • Vinkeles
  • La Rive

Top Shopping Centers in Amsterdam

  • Albert Cuyp Market
  • Magna Plaza
  • Waterlooplien Market

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Amsterdam Museum
  • Rijksmuseum
  • Hortus Botanicus

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Eggs Benedict - Gartine
  • Scallops - Zaza's
  • Venison – Sense Restaurant

Sports Club

  • Ajax Amsterdam - Football
  • Amsterdam Crusaders – American Football
  • Amsterdam Tijgers – Ice Hockey

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: 1.62 ER
  • Taxi: 3.95 ER(base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): 1563.90 ER
  • Cheap meal: 15 ER
  • Gasoline: 1.55 ER/ litre
  • 3 course meal: 65 ER
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