Ride your bike around the Eastern Docklands to get a sense of the diversity of Amsterdam culture. You’ll also see some of the newer buildings and bridges, such as the famous Python Bridge. Head west and end up on the IJ-zijd of Amsterdam Centraal Station. From there you can take a free ferry across the IJ river to visit Amsterdam-Noord. You can check out the giant flea market in IJ Hallen or wander around to explore the urban architecture and graffiti. Also in Amsterdam-Noord are the EYE film museum and the A’DAM Toren, both providing great views across the river of Amsterdam proper.
Java Eiland is a modern Amsterdam neighborhood surrounded by water (and giant sailboats) on three sides.
A bridge that spans the canal between Sporenburg and Borneo Island in Eastern Docklands, Amsterdam. It was built in 2001 and won the International Footbridge Award in 2002.
Centraal Station is a beautiful combination of form and function. The historic building sees roughly a quarter of a million passengers every day. On the back side of the station facing the river you can catch a ferry to Amsterdam-Noord.
The EYE museum is a striking building with four cinema houses. The iconic terrace overlooks the IJ river.
Daily 10AM – 7PM
Movie Ticket Counter
Sunday – Thursday 10AM – 10PM*
Friday – Saturday 10AM – 11PM*
*depending on the final screening
From Sept 17 – Jan 8: Celluloid
Free with City Pass or Museumkaart
A’DAM Tower is home to the A’DAM LOOKOUT, an observation deck with a great view of Amsterdam.
Daily 10AM – 10PM
Adult tickets €12.50
IJ Hallen is the biggest flea market in Europe and is open over the weekend once a month.