Welcome to Amsterdam - a city where the past and present collide. Whether you want to cruise the reflective waterways, wonder at the works of the Old Masters in the Rijksmuseum, or indulge in the city's hedonistic nightlife, your DK Eyewitness travel guide makes sure you experience all that Amsterdam has to offer. Rich in heritage, Amsterdam's perfectly preserved 17th-century mansions invoke the wealth and majesty of the city's Golden Age. But Amsterdam is much more than it's opulent past. Bubbling with creativity and liberalism, the streets are awash with cutting-edge art, theatre, and food. And while night owls flock to the infamous Red Light District, families will find a huge mix of attractions and activities that won't fail to keep the kids entertained. Our regularly updated guide brings this picturesque city to life, transporting you there like no other travel guide does with expert-led insights and advice, detailed breakdowns of all the must-see sights, photographs on practically every page, and our trademark illustrations. You'll discover: - our pick of Amsterdam's must-sees , top experiences , and hidden gems - the best spots to eat , drink , shop , and stay - detailed maps and walks make navigating the city easy - easy-to-follow itineraries - expert advice : get ready, get around, and stay safe - colour-coded chapters to every part of Amsterdam, from the Central Canal Ring to the Museum Quarter, Plantage to Noord - our new lightweight format , so you can take your guide with you wherever you go Have less time? Try our pocket-friendly Top 10 Amsterdam for top 10 lists to all things Amsterdam.
The world''s bestselling pocket guides Cultural, cosmopolitan and cool - Copenhagen offers stunning royal residences, magnificent churches, world-class restaurants, cosy cafes and trendy bars. Make the most of your trip to this stylish city with DK Eyewitness Top 10. Planning is a breeze with our simple lists of ten, covering the very best that Copenhagen has to offer and ensuring that you don''t miss a thing. Best of all, the pocket-friendly format is light and easily portable; the perfect companion while out and about. Inside you''ll find: -Up-to-date information following the COVID-19 outbreak, insider tips and advice for staying safe -Top 10 lists of Copenhagen''s must-sees, including Tivoli, Rosenborg Slot and Kongens Have, Christiania, and Nationalmuseet -Copenhagen''s most interesting areas, with the best places for sightseeing, food and drink, and shopping -Themed lists, including landmark buildings, museums and galleries, restaurants, shopping districts and much more -Easy-to-follow itineraries, perfect for a day trip, a weekend, or a week -A laminated pull-out map of Copenhagen, plus five full-colour area maps DK Eyewitness Top 10s have been helping travellers to make the most of their breaks since 2002. Looking for more on Copenhagen''s culture, history and attractions? Try our DK Eyewitness Denmark.
The ideal travel companion, full of insider advice on what to see and do, plus detailed itineraries and comprehensive maps for exploring this unique and captivating country. Explore Amsterdam's canals on a boat trip, cycle around the Kinderdijk to spy vintage windmills, wander through colourful tulip blossoms at the Keukenhof flower gardens or admire the lavish Paleis Het Loo: everything you need to know is clearly laid out within colour-coded chapters. Discover the best of the Netherlands with this indispensable travel guide. Inside DK Eyewitness Travel Guide The Netherlands: - Over 35 colour maps help you navigate with ease - Simple layout makes it easy to find the information you need - Comprehensive tours and itineraries of the Netherlands , designed for every interest and budget - Illustrations and floorplans show the inside of icons such as Amsterdam's Gothic Oude Kerk and iconic Rijksmuseum, the Hague's art-filled Mauritshuis, elegant Paleis Het Loo and more - Colour photographs of the Netherlands' canal-strewn cities including quirky Amsterdam and medieval Utrecht, quaint towns, historic sights, colourful tulip fields, iconic windmills, sandy beaches and more - Historical and cultural context gives you a richer travel experience: learn about the country's maritime history, unique culture, ubiquitous dams, traditional farmhouses and windmills, world-famous artists, beautiful pottery and tiles, tulip fields, traditional festivals and more - Detailed chapters, with area maps, cover Amsterdam, including Oude Zijde, Nieuwe Zijde, the Canal Ring and the Museum Quarter; North Holland; Utrecht; South Holland; Zeeland; West Frisian Islands; Groningen; Friesland; Drenthe; Overijssel; Flevoland; Gelderland; North Brabant; Limburg and more - Essential travel tips: our expert choices of where to stay, eat, shop and sightsee, plus useful phrases, and visa and health information DK Eyewitness Travel Guide The Netherlands is a detailed, easy-to-use guide designed to help you get the most from your visit to this charming country. DK Eyewitness: winner of the Top Guidebook Series in the Wanderlust Reader Travel Awards 2017. "No other guide whets your appetite quite like this one" - The Independent On a city break? Try our DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Amsterdam . About DK Eyewitness Travel: DK's highly visual Eyewitness guides show you what others only tell you, with easy-to-read maps, tips, and tours to inform and enrich your holiday. DK is the world's leading illustrated reference publisher, producing beautifully designed books for adults and children in over 120 countries.