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The Most Instagrammable Locations In Amsterdam

By DeAnna Taylor

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Amsterdam, the capitol of the Netherlands, is known for its artistic heritage, elaborate canal system, and narrowed houses. It’s no surprise that this is a photographer’s dream.

 

Check out these recommendations for the most Instagram worthy locations in Amsterdam:

 

IAMSTERDAM Sign

Known as the most photographed location in Amsterdam, you can’t visit the city and not take a pictures in front of this famous sign. There are several of the signs around, but the most famous one can be found on the back side of the Rijks Museum.

 

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Narrow Houses in Damrak

When you think of Amsterdam, you associate it with it’s unique narrow homes all over the city. The best place to get your perfect photo is in the Damrak neighborhood. Located in the city center, Damrak is a strip that connects Dam Square to Centraal Station.

 

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Photo by Aquiles Carattino on Unsplash

 

Related: Two Days In Amsterdam

 

The Prince’s Canal (Prinsengracht)

One of three main canals located throughout the city. The best place to take your photos is at the beginning of the canal.


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Photo by Leif Niemczik on Unsplash

 

The Wall Gallery

Located in the De Pijp area, this famous wall art has a cute little bench under it to make your photos even more interesting.

 

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The Bijlmer

A hidden gem in southern Amsterdam, this neighborhood is filled with lots of color including this colorful striped homes. This street is a creative community with lots of artists as its residents.

 

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NDSM Wharf

Once an industrial shipyard, this area has been converted into a cultural hub filled with street food, wall art, and music. It is the hangout spot for creatives and hipsters.

 

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Related: The Andaz Amsterdam Prinsengracht Hotel

PLLEK

An urban beach located in the NDSM Wharf area. Here you will find an outdoor cinema, live music, and fun beach parties.

 

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Zevenlandenhuizen

This small street features architecture from seven different nations in seven different houses. The houses are all next to each other and feature architecture from Spain, Russia, and France.

 

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Sloterdijk Station

Here you will find a rainbow walkway surrounding the station. Originally painted for a pride festival, this walkway has become a popular photo spot in the city.

 

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DeAnna Taylor

DeAnna Taylor is a criminal defense Attorney turned travel writer. The Charlotte native recently completed one year abroad working as an English teacher in South Korea. Her hobbies include fitness, traveling to new countries, and trying new foods.

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