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Stretch of water behind Centraal station. Take the free ferry and go up the A’dam Lookout. Get yourself a drink at the restaurant /cafe on 19th /20th floor and a river view. You get a great view of this stretch of water.
A lot of activity along the river. The river cruise boats as well as ocean cruise liners dock in this area. Vey calm body of water. Great views of the river from the rooftop lounge located in the Doubletree Hotel.
The IJ is a river, the body of water in the Dutch province of North Holland. The IJ is connected to the North Sea to the west and the IJmeer ( lake) to the east. The IJ is known for being Amsterdam's water front. It...More
Had a nice walk along the Sumatrakade from Java Eiland, along IJ Eiland, to KNSM Eiland. Walked primarily along the quays on the IJ side, which can be a little bit boring at times, architecturally speaking, but then, we're here for the view across the...More
Date of experience: July 2018
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Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe. Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring
hardly more than a moment’s stroll away. With the well-connected Centraal Station as Centrum’s base, it's easy to travel farther afield via one of the city’s iconic trams.