Which? Recommended Provider: Time Out Guides is rated top guidebook brand by Which? Survey, for level of detail, photography, quality of maps, ease of finding information and value for money. Amsterdam is renowned as an anything-goes city. But it helps to know where to go. We provide the lowdown on local culture as well as directions to the many freshly rejuvenated art museums - notably the Rijksmuseum - the ever-evolving alternative scene, the ins-and-outs of gay nightlife, and how to negotiate the city's coffee shops. Time Out Amsterdam continues to chart the ups and downs of this cosy but dynamic city. With the help of local journalists, writers and experts, the Time Out Amsterdam Guide takes you beyond the superficial - into the places where locals work, play and imbibe, sampling the full extent of its museums and galleries, the best of its eating, shopping and carousing, the most interesting sights, excursions - and, yes - cycling routes. The Amsterdam city guide highlights: * Full colour and illustrated throughout with exclusive photography, using original imagery to give a real sense of the place * Handy pull-out Amsterdam map * Extensive area guides not only cover the sightseeing in Amsterdam, but also restaurants, bars and shops - all plotted on maps handily located within the chapter * Top 20 list of the must-see highlights Itineraries to help you plan your visit * Critic's choices pick out the best Amsterdam sights, experiences and cultural highlights - at a glance * All Amsterdam restaurants, pubs and bars have been visited and reviewed anonymously by critics who pay their own way * Amsterdam hotels independently reviewed The revamped Time Out Guides retain the independence and local expertise that the series is known for, while adding more features to help the visitor navigate the city. Whether you have an action-packed 24 hours or a leisurely week in which to take it all in, these guides are more essential than ever.