When visiting Amsterdam for the first time there are some must see's and do's. Here are some, all at walking distance from CoHo Suites or with good public transport connections.
Van Gogh museum
Step into Van Gogh's world. Explore the world's largest collection of works by Vincent van Gogh at the van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. See What's on.
Open daily 9 am - 6 pm
Fridays until 10 pm
A 1.6km walk along the canal from CoHo Suites, or direct tram connection.
The Vondelpark is Amsterdam's most popular park, it is home to a selection of restaurants and cafés. Wonder around or relax on the grass. A 2.5km walk to the park.
MUSEUM OF THE CANALS
Het Grachtenhuis explores the history of the canal district with fantastic 3D animations, models, projections and an interactive multimedia exhibition. The museum is located on one of the most beautiful and upmarket canals, the Herengracht. A great start for your visit to Amsterdam! It's a nice walk along the canals of only 1.3km.
The Rijksmuseum is a Dutch national museum dedicated to arts and history about the Netherlands.
Open daily 9 am - 5 pm
A 1.1km walkalong the canal from CoHo Suites, or direct tram connection.
National Maritime Museum
The National Maritime Museum has one of the largest maritime collections in the world. The completely renovated monumental building dating from 1656 is worthwhile the visit. It is 1.8km from CoHo Suites.
anne frank house
Discover the story behind Anne Frank's diary and see the place where she wrote here diary while hiding during the WWII.
Pre-buy your ticket for a specific timeslot to visit from 9 am -3:30 pm or buy a ticket at the museum entrance from 3:30 pm.
A 2.3km walk just following the canal from CoHo Suites.
This wooden drawbridge was once so narrow that it was hard for two pedestrians to pass each other. To cope with increasing traffic on the Amstel, a wider bridge replaced the narrow original in 1871.
There is a local legend that the Skinny Bridge was named after the 'magere zussen' (skinny sisters). These two well-off sisters lived on opposite sides of the river. They are said to have had the wooden bridge built to make it easier to visit one another.
220 meter walking distance.