A Ford being used to power a winch for towing gliders at Schiphol in 1933
The Oude Kerk was consecrated in 1306 AD.
The air traffic control tower at Schiphol in 1960
Amsterdam citizens celebrating the Peace of Münster, 30 January 1648. Painting by Bartholomeus van der Helst
Airplanes and service vehicles on the apron in 1965
Courtyard of the Amsterdam Stock Exchange by Emanuel de Witte, 1653. The Amsterdam Stock Exchange was the first stock exchange to introduce continuous trade in the early 17th century.
Map showing the six runways of Schiphol
View of Vijzelstraat looking towards the Muntplein, 1891
The main entry of Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.
Photochrom of Amsterdam's Dam Square at the beginning of the 20th century
Check-in hall interior at the Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.
The rebuilt Magere Brug, around 1938.
KLM Cargo Boeing 747-400ERF on the Taxiway Bridge crossing the Highway A4 E19.
People celebrating the liberation of the Netherlands at the end of World War II on 8 May 1945
Schiphol Tower
The 17th-century Canals of Amsterdam were listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 2010, contributing to Amsterdam's fame as the "Venice of the North". Along with De Wallen, the canals are the focal-point for tourists in the city.
All the airport's 6 runways viewed from an aeroplane taking off at dawn.
Satellite picture of Amsterdam and North Sea Canal
Schiphol Group offices
Topographic map of Amsterdam
The Convair Building, which houses KLM Cityhopper and KLM offices, and the original Schiphol control tower
Large-scale map of the city centre of Amsterdam, including sightseeing markers,.
The construction of the tunnel and railway station in 1992
Nieuwendammerdijk en Buiksloterdijk, Amsterdam-Noord, winter 2010
The crash site of El Al Flight 1862 in 1992
The Westerkerk in the Centrum borough, one of Amsterdam's best-known churches
The crash site of Turkish Airlines Flight 1951 on 25 February 2009
Queues to the security control in June 2022
A 1538 painting by Cornelis Anthonisz showing a bird's-eye view of Amsterdam. The famous Grachtengordel had not yet been established.
Rokin – November 1977
The Egelantiersgracht lies west of the Grachtengordel, in the Jordaan neighbourhood.
The Scheepvaarthuis, by architects Johan van der Mey, Michel de Klerk, Piet Kramer is characteristic of the architecture of the Amsterdam School.
The Begijnhof is one of the oldest hofjes in Amsterdam.
The Openbare Bibliotheek Amsterdam and Conservatorium van Amsterdam, two examples of 21st-century architecture in the centre of the city
The Amsterdam Stock Exchange, the oldest stock exchange in the world
The Zuidas, the city's main business district
Boats give tours of the city, such as this one in front of the EYE Film Institute Netherlands.
De Wallen, Amsterdam's Red-light district, offers activities such as legal prostitution and a number of coffee shops that sell cannabis. It is one of the main tourist attractions.
An Amsterdammer waits for a traffic light to change at the Muntplein in the heart of Amsterdam.
The Rijksmuseum houses Rembrandt's The Night Watch.
The Van Gogh Museum houses the world's largest collection of Van Gogh's paintings and letters.
The Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam is an international museum dedicated to modern and contemporary art and design.
Rembrandt monument on Rembrandtplein
Coldplay performing at the Amsterdam Arena, 2016
The Concertgebouw or Royal Concert Hall houses performances of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and other musical events.
Stadsschouwburg, Amsterdam's best-known theatre
One of the decorated boats participating in the 2013 Canal Parade of the Amsterdam Gay Pride
AFC Ajax player Johan Cruyff, 1967
Femke Halsema has been the Mayor of Amsterdam since 2018.
Boroughs of Amsterdam
Police headquarters of Amsterdam
King Willem-Alexander, Princess Beatrix, and Queen Máxima greeting Amsterdammers from the Royal Palace of Amsterdam during Willem-Alexanders inauguration in 2013
A tram crossing the Keizersgracht
The Amsterdam Metro is a mixed subway and above ground rapid transit system consisting of five lines.
Amsterdam Centraal station, the city's main train station
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol ranks as Europe's third-busiest airport for passenger traffic.
Police bicyclist crossing a bridge over the Prinsengracht
Bicyclist at Amsterdam
The Agnietenkapel Gate at the University of Amsterdam, founded in 1632 as the Athenaeum Illustre

It is located 9 km southwest of Amsterdam, in the municipality of Haarlemmermeer in the province of North Holland.

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The KLM hub and Amsterdam's main airport, Schiphol, is the Netherlands' busiest airport as well as the third busiest in Europe and 11th busiest airport in the world.

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The 1968 plan for the metro
Wall decorations remembering the demolition in the Nieuwmarkt neighbourhood and protests against it
Route network of the Amsterdam Metro with years of opening
Map of current Amsterdam Metro routes
Waterlooplein station, opened in 1980, seen before its 2010s renovation.
A M5 metro at Kraaiennest station
New Bijlmer Arena station (2007)
Route 51 lightrail vehicle at Zuid Station, where it changed from third rail to overhead wire power supply.
Platforms of the North–South Line at Amsterdam Centraal
Ticket barriers for the OV-chipkaart at Venserpolder metro station
1974 original design at Diemen Zuid station, featuring M.O.L. typeface
1991 style sign at Zonnestein station
1995 style sign at Isolatorweg station
2009 style sign at Bijlmer ArenA station
2016 style sign at Amsterdam Centraal station

The Amsterdam Metro (Amsterdamse metro) is a rapid transit system serving Amsterdam, Netherlands, and extending to the surrounding municipalities of Diemen and Ouder-Amstel.

The North–South line might be extended to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol in the future.

Thalys TGV in Hoofddorp, Netherlands


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French-Belgian high-speed train operator originally built around the LGV Nord high-speed line between Paris and Brussels.

French-Belgian high-speed train operator originally built around the LGV Nord high-speed line between Paris and Brussels.

Thalys TGV in Hoofddorp, Netherlands
Thalys TGV in Hoofddorp, Netherlands
High-speed rail networks in Europe. Thalys line network shown in burgundy.
A Thalys PBA and PBKA coupled in Paris Nord
Thalys PBKA at Köln Messe/Deutz station with an Essen-bound train

Beyond Brussels, the main cities Thalys trains reach are Antwerp, Rotterdam, Amsterdam, Liège, Aachen and Cologne.

The airline alliance SkyTeam also has a code-sharing agreement with Thalys for rail service connecting its hub Amsterdam Schiphol Airport with Antwerp-Centraal and Bruxelles Midi/Brussel Zuid.