With the I Amsterdam City Card in your pocket, you are sure of a relaxed city trip to Amsterdam. This pass allows you hassle-free entry to various museums and attractions during your trip to the Dutch capital. What’s more, public transport and a canal cruise are free. Also included are discounts on tickets for various attractions and small gifts. There are five different I Amsterdam City Cards: valid for 24, 48, 72, 96 and 120 hours. Below you can read about the advantages these cards offer.
Citytrip with I Amsterdam Card
The I Amsterdam City Card has many advantages. It allows free entry to a large number of museums during your Amsterdam city trip. Your card is valid for the Rijksmuseum, the Stedelijk Museum and the Rembrandt House Museum. What’s more, GVB Amsterdam public transport, bus, tram metro is also included in your card.
This Card is attractive for all family members, young and old. If you still want to see more of Amsterdam, this card offers a 25% discount on various other attractions, museums and restaurants.
How to use the I Amsterdam City Card?
After purchasing your I Amsterdam City Card online, you will receive the tickets for various museums, attractions and GVB public transport in Amsterdam. The choice is yours: have the card delivered to your home address (allow 6 working days for delivery) or collect it in Amsterdam. This can be done at the Amsterdam Store at Amsterdam Central Station. The City Card is activated when you first use it at museums, attractions or when you use public transport. At some museums and attractions you have to reserve a time slot in advance.
I Amsterdam Card benefits
The I Amsterdam City Card has many advantages. Free admission to more than 40 museums and attractions in Amsterdam. Unlimited access to the city’s public transport. Free canal cruise through the canals of Amsterdam. Discount on attractions, bike tours and restaurants.
Free public transport
The I Amsterdam City Card includes free public transport of GVB buses, trams and metro in Amsterdam. Trams and buses run at an interval of 5 minutes in the city centre. When visiting atrractions outside the centre such as Artis Zoo or Johan Cruijff ArenA it is convenient to travel by public transport as it is fast and safe.
Free entry to attractions
The I Amsterdam City Card includes free entry to more than 40 attractions. The most famous museums and attractions to be visited for free are the Rijksmuseum, the Stedelijk Museum and the Rembrandt House Museum as well as Artis Zoo, NEMO Science Museum and Hermitage Amsterdam. When you have done enough sightseeing, seen enough museums, and strolled along the canals, it is time to relax. Go on a free canal cruise because seeing Amsterdam from the canals is a completely different experience!
Attractions outside Amsterdam
The I Amsterdam City Card allows you not only to visit attraction in the city itself but also attractions in other parts of the Netherlands. Consider visiting Zaanse Schans, famous for its windmills, Muiderslot, a medieval castle, Frans Hals Museum in Haarlem. Also a boat trip to Volendam-Marken is very rewarding. These two picturesque fishing villages are close to Amsterdam. Here you can still see people in wearing traditional costume. It is also the best place to eat fresh fish and in particular smoked eel.
Note that public transport to these places outside Amsterdam is not included in the I Amsterdam City Card. It is recommended to buy an Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket, which is valid on all buses, trams, subways and trains in the Amsterdam Region.
Free Amsterdam map
The Amsterdam canals all look alike at first sight. It is easy to lose your way in the city. But with the free Amsterdam city map, you will quickly find your bearings. Important museums and attractions are indicated on this city map.
Besides free entry to various attractions in Amsterdam, the I Amsterdam City Card offers discounts on many other attractions, such as Amsterdam Dungeon, Madame Tussauds and the Heineken Experience. The card entitles you to discounts on concerts, theater performances and restaurants. Ideal if you want to end the day with a relaxed dinner in one of Amsterdam’s the authentic restaurants.
Amsterdam offers visitors a wide range of museums and attractions. It is an international city and you will meet tourists from all over the world who have come to visit the Rijksmuseum or Artis Zoo. The Johan Cruijff ArenA is a must-visit for Ajax football fans. Wander along canals and through narrow streets and alleys in the centre of Amsterdam. You are bound to find interesting restaurants and bars to sample local food and drink.
Amsterdam is famous for its many canals and canal mansions. Go on a canal cruise to take in the beauty of the city, it is included in your I Amsterdam City Card! It is quite an experience to see Amsterdam from the canals. The extra bonus is that you can rest your weary feet and restore your energy to do even more sightseeing in Amsterdam.
You cannot get bored in Amsterdam. There is plenty to do and see in the capital of The Netherlands. Extensive information and tips about sights, museums, restaurants, shops and much more can be found at Amsterdam-Now; The online cityguide for Amsterdam!