Written by locals, Fodorâs Amsterdam is the perfect guidebook for those looking for insider tips to make the most out their visit. Complete with detailed maps and concise descriptions, this Amsterdam travel guide will help you plan your trip with ease. Join Fodorâs in exploring one of the most exciting cities in Europe.
Amsterdam's greatest charm may also be its greatest enigma: how can such a gracious, historical treasure house also multitask as the most offbeat metropolis in the world? From Rembrandts to rock and roll, the city has always been a mesmerizing mix of old and new. Fodor's curated coverage includes the best of the country beyond Amsterdam, including Haarlem, the Hague, Delft, and Rotterdam.
Fodorâs Amsterdam includes:
â¢PULLOUT MAP AND DETAILED MAPS: A handy PULLOUT map noted with top attractions and nearby dining will help you navigate on the go. Four nifty neighborhood walks are also included. Full-color and full-size street maps throughout will help you plan efficiently and get around confidently.
â¢ITINERARIES AND TOP RECOMMENDATIONS: Multiple sample itineraries to help you plan each day and make the most of your time. Includes tips on where to eat, stay, and shop as well as information about nightlife, sports and the outdoors. âFodorâs Choiceâ designates our best picks in every category.
â¢INDISPENSABLE TRIP-PLANNING TOOLS: The "Top Attractions," "If You Like," and "With Kids" features make planning a snap. "Best Bets" for restaurants and hotels help travelers find the top options by price and experience. A new section on bicycling in Amsterdam includes tips on bike-route etiquette; listings for the best rental and tour companies; and a route map.
â¢COVERS: Centrum, the Canal Ring, the Jordaan and the Leidseplein, the Museum District and the Pijp, as well as sidetrips to Broek-in-Waterland, Marken, Volendam, Kinderdijk, and much more.
ABOUT FODOR'S AUTHORS: Each Fodor's Travel Guide is researched and written by local experts. Fodorâs has been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for over 80 years.
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Discover the Treasures of the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam.
A lavishly illustrated publication containing the most important highlights of all centuries displayed in the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. A perfect guide to preparing yourself to your visit. It makes sure that you'll recognize and fully enjoy the masterworks when visiting this greatest treasure trove of Holland.
Written in an engaging style, the book describes masterpieces of the Dutch Golden Age such as The Night Watch and The Jewish Bride by Rembrandt Harmens. van Rijn, The Milkmaid and The Woman Reading a Letter by Johannes Vermeer, and the famous pictures by Jan Steen and Frans Hals, amongst many others. But the museum guide is not only about Dutch 17th-century paintings. It also describes the highlights of the 18th, 19th and 20th century, the highlights of the applied arts like earthenware, furniture and silver, and the exquisite collection of Asian art, displayed in the specially-built Asian pavilion.
If you read this accessible book before you visit the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, you will be able to fully appreciate and understand the works on display. It is your ultimate Rijksmuseum Amsterdam guide.
An excellent introduction by an expert in the field. Highly recommended before visiting the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam!
In the series Amsterdam Museum Guides we try not to use any art historical jargon, but instead want you to read about art in an intelligent yet enjoyable and accessible way. We illustrated the book with high quality color photographs.
All publications in the series:
1: Rijksmuseum Amsterdam - Highlights of the Collection
2: The Anne Frank House - Anne's Secret Annex turned into Museum
3: Van Gogh Museum - Highlights of the Collection
4: Hermitage Amsterdam - Highlights from the Hermitage Museum St. Petersburg
Things to Do in Amsterdam: Museums is the digital set comprising all four guides.
These Amsterdam museum guides cover Amsterdam's places of interest, and also offer important information such as location. The Rijksmuseum Amsterdam guide, the Van Gogh museum guide as well as the Anne Frank House guide are also available in French.
Fodorâs correspondents highlight the best of Amsterdam, including its charming canals, Museum District treasures, and the latest hotels, restaurants, and shops. Our local experts vet every recommendation to ensure you make the most of your time, whether itâs your first trip or your fifth. Â MUST-SEE ATTRACTIONS from NEMO to the Van Gogh Museum PERFECT HOTELS for every budget BEST RESTAURANTS to satisfy a range of tastes SCENIC SIDE TRIPS to Delft, the Hague, and Rotterdam VALUABLE TIPS on when to go and ways to save INSIDER PERSPECTIVE from local experts COLOR PHOTOS AND MAPS to inspire and guide your trip