Pocket Rough Guide Amsterdam

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Discover the best of Amsterdam with this compact, practical, entertaining Pocket Rough Guide. This slim, trim treasure trove of trustworthy travel information is ideal for travellers on short trips, and covers all the key sights such as Van Gogh Museum, Anne Frank Huis, Brouwersgracht, Koninklijk Paleis, restaurants, shops, cafes and bars, plus inspired ideas for day-trips, with honest independent recommendations from expert authors.

The Pocket Rough Guide Amsterdam covers: The Old Centre, The Grachtengordel, The Jordaan and western docklands, The Old Jewish Quarter and Plantage, The eastern docklands and Amsterdam Noord, The Museum Quarter and around, De Pijp, Nieuw Zuid and Amsterdam Oost, Day-trips.

Inside this travel guide you will find:


Experiences for every kind of trip to Amsterdam, from off-the-beaten-track adventures in The Grachtengordel to family activities in child-friendly places, like Plantage or chilled-out breaks in popular tourist areas, like The Museum Quarter.

Covering The Old Centre, The Grachtengordel, The Old Jewish Quarter and Plantage and more, the practical Places section provides all you need to know about must-see sights and the best places to eat, drink, sleep and shop.

The routes suggested by Rough Guides' expert writers cover top attractions like Van Gogh Museum and Koninklijk Paleis and hidden gems like NDSM Shipyard and Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder.

Venture further afield to Haarlem or Volendam. This tells you why to go, how to get there, and what to see when you arrive.

Written with Rough Guides' trademark blend of humour, honesty and expertise, our expert writers will help you make the most of your trip to Amsterdam.

Packed with pertinent practical information, this is a convenient companion when you're out and about exploring The Old Jewish Quarter.

With every major sight and listing highlighted, the pull-out map makes on-the-ground navigation easy.

Features fresh magazine-style layout, inspirational colour photography and colour-coded maps throughout.

Includes invaluable background information on how to get to Amsterdam getting around, health guidance, tourist information, festivals and events, plus an A–Z directory and a handy language section and glossary.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780241270301
Series: Pocket Rough Guides
Publication Date: 3/29/2017
Pages: 156
Dimensions: 100 x 191mm


This title is a part of Pocket Rough Guides

Pictorial, compact travel guides series to countries, cities and regions with a pull-out map and factual travel tips perfect for short trips and travellers seeking concise travel information and practical listings.

  • Concise practical travel information includes getting there, getting around, climate and safety tips, accommodation, food & drink advice and shopping essentials 

  • Things Not to Miss at the beginning of each guide

  • Colour-coded places chapters with key coverage of places and sights in points-of-interest structure

  • Recommendations for accommodation, restaurants, shops and leisure activities for all budgets

  • Pull-out detailed maps with marked-up key sights or listings

  • Printed on paper from responsible sources verified to meet FSC’s strict environmental and social standards

  • Free eBook with each purchased printed guide from May 2019

Format: 102 x 190mm

Price: £7.99-£8.99 | $12.99-$13.99

Extent: 128–208 pages


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4.7 out of 5, 11 global ratings

Amazon Customer

Perfect pocket guide

Reviewed on April 20, 2020
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This was perfect for my long weekend away. It has a lot of useful information and really good tips for a short stay. Definitely happy with it

Amazon Customer

Great little map and good information

Reviewed on February 14, 2020
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Game this to my husband at Christmas to let him know I'm taking him to Amsterdam. He loves things like this and has spent a lot of time circling places on the pull out map and reading about different things we can do. He's happy, I'm happy.

Amazon Customer

Excellent guide and very easy to read maps.

Reviewed on June 28, 2019
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I loved this guide...perfect size...wonderful maps and fantastic recommendations for museums, places of interest and bars etc

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