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The Ultimate Amsterdam Bucket List for Backpackers 2019

Are you a regular visitor of Amsterdam? Or perhaps you’re planning your first ever trip to the Dutch capital. Either way, there are some unmissable things to do in the city that you simply must tick off your travel bucket list in 2019. We’ve rounded up some of the coolest things to do in Amsterdam including off-the-beaten track activities and underrated sights and attractions. Plus, more daring things to make you step out of your comfort zone in 2019. How many of these awesome things to do in Amsterdam can you tick off?

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Get your thrills on the A’Dam Lookout swing

Have a drink at Pllek, a bar that overlooks an urban beach

Cycle through Vondelpark

Eat poffertjes

Explore the industrial yet edgy NDSM Wharf

Dress up in orange and party for King’s Day

Smoke a joint inside a coffeeshop

Go to Edam and eat Edam cheese

Visit a hip cafe in De Pijp, Amsterdam’s Latin Quarter

Stop for a beer at the Heineken Experience

Get an Instagrammable photo of the Houses of Damrak

Eat raw herring from a herring cart

Day trip to see the world famous tulip fields at Keukenhof Gardens in spring

Get your history fix at the Anne Frank House

Discover the best street art in Amsterdam on Spuistraat

Want more? Check out our Backpacker’s Guide on How to do Amsterdam like a Local

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Article by Shereen Sagoo and Darcy King

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