Amsterdam Canal Cruise
As you travel in the canal, you are awestruck by the number of buildings and homes dotting it, not to mention, you will even view dancing houses on the way. You can also book your canal ride at night to enjoy a romantic candlelit dinner.
Location: Stadhouderskade 550, 1072 AE Amsterdam, Netherlands
Entry Fee: The canal cruise for 1 hour starts from €16 per person.
Timings: 10 am to 5:15 pm
Apart from that, you get to have a glimpse of unique handicrafts, sculptures, and artifacts. You can hire a guide as well to discover more about ancient Amsterdam.
Location: Museumstraat 1, 1071 XX Amsterdam
Entry Fee: Tickets for adults are priced at €19 for adults, and kids below 18 years of age can enter free.
Timings: The museum opens from 9 am to 5 pm
Go to Van Gogh Museum
Location: Museumplein 6, 1071 DJ Amsterdam, Netherlands
Entry Fee: Tickets are available four months in advance € 19 (free for children under 18)
Timings: The museum opens from 9 am to 5 pm
Red Light District
However, as a visitor, you will want to beware that carrying alcohol with you in this area is illegal. You must not bring any alcohol with you at the same time, not have any cans or bottles of drinks with you.
Location: De Wallen, Amsterdam
Entry Fee: For business, you will be charged around 50 euros for fifteen minutes per session.
Timings: It is open the whole day, except from 6 am to 8 am.
As you know, Heineken is one of the most popular beer brands in the world. The brewery of the brand was founded in the 18th century itself, in Amsterdam. That being said, the place offers different packages, which you can try out depending on your time and budget.
Location: Stadhouderskade 78, 1072 AE Amsterdam, Netherlands
Entry Fee: Adults are charged €18 and for children above 11 years €14.
You are provided with a 90 minutes self-guided tour.
Timings: from 10:30 am – 7:30 pm
Dark rides, carasoules, haunted house, pagode, game gallery, fairytale forest, adventure maze, dive coaster, cursed villa are some of the exciting activities to be named that will suffice your day. A visit to the park is one of the best things to do in Amsterdam in May that no tourist should miss.With so much to enjoy, both adults and kids love to visit here throughout the day.
Location: Europalaan 1, 5171 KW Kaatsheuvel, Netherlands
Entry Fee: The tickets cost €36.00 and the parking fees are €10.00.
Timings: The park is open from 11 am to 7 pm.
Known as the Garden of Europe, Keukenhof is a must-visit place on your trip of Netherlands. One of the world's largest flower gardens, Keukenhof features mesmerizing tulip plantations and many other types of flower gardens. There are more than 7 million blossoms this year, with a total of more than 800 varieties of tulips!
Get a trip to this place!
About Keukenhof Tickets:
This package offers you Keukenhof entrance ticket and to and fro bus transfers from Amsterdam. It is located in Lisse, which is not more than an hour away from Amsterdam. Enjoy convenient bus transfers from Amsterdam Leidseplein, Amsterdam RAI, Schiphol, Haarlem, Hoofddorp, or Leiden! Stroll along 15 kms of footpaths and more than 32 hectares of beautiful flower gardens. See seven million flowers in bloom that covers the ground with an amazing colourful carpet. Bring the best camera you can as the place offers some amazing picturesque views that are worth capturing.
Bus Departure Locations:
Keukenhof Opening Hours:
- 8:00am-7:30pm, daily
- The attraction is open on 21 Mar-10 May 2020 only
Children aged 0-3 are free of charge
Child ticket: Age 4-17
Waterlooplein Flea Market
Therefore, this should be on the must-see places to visit in Amsterdam in May.You can come down to the market easily through several transport modes - either walking, riding on the canal, or by the subway.
Location: Waterlooplein 2, 1011 NZ Amsterdam, Netherlands
Entry Fee: Free.
Timings: The opening and closing hours are 9:30 am and 5:30 pm.
Anne Frank House
Location: Westermarkt 20, 1016 GV Amsterdam, Netherlands
Entry Fee: Adults can enter paying €10
kids below 17 years are charged €5
children less than 9 years can register for free.
Timings: The opening and closing hours are from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm
Walking at Vondelpark
No doubt, it is one of the best places to visit in Amsterdam in May for having a family picnic or a solo outing. You can indulge in several activities while in this park, such as cycling, skating, and painting. Or simply linger in a hammock around its lovely lake. One can also watch concerts and performances at its open air theater.
Entry Fee: Free.
Timings: It is open from 9 am to 11 pm
Royal Palace of Amsterdam
Moreover, you will be bowled by the intricate architecture of this palace, especially the citizen's hall which is one of the hallmarks of the structure. Also home to the Dutch royalties, Pieter van Vollenhoven and Princess Margriet, the palace is open to the public and visitors can come throughout the year.
Location: Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 147, 1012 RJ Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Entry Fee: For 18+ only, the ticket costs €10.00, CJP Pass €9.00, and CKV €9.00.
Timings: The palace is open for visitors from 10 am to 5 pm.
Rembrandt House Museum
And the museum has also housed several other artworks by famous artists. Moreover, the visitors have also complimented the décor and interior of the museum that gives this place a classic look. While touring the museum, you are provided with a tour guide for about 150 minutes.
Location: Jodenbreestraat 4, 1011 NK Amsterdam, Netherlands
Entry Fee: You can book the tickets online.
Adults tickets are priced at €14
For kids who are under 6 years, it is free
Timings: open from 10 am till 6 pm
Apart from the animals, the zoo also has Micropia and the planetarium.This zoo also has nature conservation programmes to save Jaguars, Polynesian Tree Snails, African Penguin, Asian Elephants, Griffon Vultures, Red Panda, and others. Hence, it is an ideal place for wildlife lovers.
Location: Plantage Kerklaan 38-40, 1018 CZ Amsterdam, Netherlands
Entry Fee; It costs €24.00 for adults and €20.50. Entry is free for kids below 2 years. You can purchase the tickets either online or from the park entrance.
Timings: from 9 am to 5 pm
Albert Cuyp Market
Test your bargaining skill at the many shops at the stalls available here. You will be bedazzled with the plenty of fresh products, souvenirs, clothing, and accessories sold at the different stalls in this market. You can also find plenty of locals around who come down for shopping at this market, keeping the whole place zesty and alive.
Location: Albert Cuypstraat, 1073 BD Amsterdam, Netherlands
Entry Fee: Free
Timings: The market is open from 9 am till 5 pm
Amsterdam Ice Bar
Amsterdam Ice bar is definitely a place where you can grab a drink or two with your friends to have a happening night out.
Location: Amstel 194, 196, 1017 AG Amsterdam, Netherlands
Entry Fee: Either book online or purchase them at the entrance itself for €21.95.
Timings: open from 11:45 am till 1 am