Canal houses, museums, parks and yummy food are all subjects for beautiful pictures. Showing your pictures to friends and families is part of the fun of going on a trip. To help you plan your trip to Amsterdam we created an overview of 10 best photo spots in Amsterdam. Divided into locations that are typical for Amsterdam and some that are a bit more modern.

Typical Amsterdam

Canal houses - The Innsider - 10 best photo spots in Amsterdam

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1. Canal houses Damrak

When you exit Amsterdam Central Station and walk towards Dam Square you will see these beautiful Canal houses. With the proper lighting, it isn’t hard to shoot a beautiful picture.

Lovers bridge - The Innsider - 10 best photo spots in Amsterdam

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2. “Lovers bridge”

“Lovers bridge” or so some call the Magere Brug. Which translates as Skinny Bridge.  A lot of couples take their wedding pictures on this bridge, hence the nickname.

 

zolderkerk - The Innsider - 10 best photo spots in Amsterdam

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3. Ons lieve heer op solder

This church is special for two reasons. The very picturesque pink interior and its location. It is a church in an attic. It is part of museum Ons’lieve heer op solder.

 

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4. Rijksmuseum

A visit to the Rijksmuseum is a recommendation in itself. Just a picture with the building is well worth it. If you don’t have time to visit the Nightwatch and all the other beautiful artwork.

 

Zevenlandenhuizen - The Innsider - 10 best photo spots in Amsterdam

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5. De Zevenlandenhuizen

Zevenlandenhuizen otherwise known as the seven-country houses are also a popular spot. A lot of people pose in the doorway of the Spanish house

 

 

 

 

Modern Amsterdam

A'DAM Tower & EYE Filmmuseum- The Innsider - 10 best photo spots in Amsterdam

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6 & 7.  A’DAM Toren and EYE Filmmuseum

Amsterdam also has a lot of modern, beautiful locations to take pictures of. In Amsterdam Noord there are two located right next to each other. The A’DAM Toren and the EYE. The journey there is also a lot of fun. You get to go with a free ferry from Amsterdam Centraal. Of course from the top of the tower you can also take a lot of beautiful shots.

REM Eiland - The Innsider - 10 best photo spots in Amsterdam

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8. REM-Island

The REM island used to be a broadcasting platform for an illegal channel. Nowadays it is a restaurant. And it offers an amazing view of Amsterdam.

 

 

 

NEMO - The Innsider

9. NEMO

A lot of people think NEMO looks like a ship. The actual design is based on its location. It is located on a tunnel and the building goes upwards where the tunnel goes downwards.

Mama Kelly - The Innsider

10. Mama Kelly

Mama Kelly is a restaurant with a completely pink interior. A fun and special place to take Instagram worthy pictures. Of course, while enjoying a delicious bite or drink.

 

Those were our 10 best photo spots in Amsterdam. Do you need more inspiration for a city trip to our capital? Then we suggest reading 48 hours in… Amsterdam.

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