(This article was last updated on the 17th of March, 2020.)
Amsterdam Fun Facts
Here’s a great list with all the Amsterdam fun facts you should know about before visiting this wonderful city. Did you know for instance that Amsterdam has been declared the most cultural city on the planet? This rating was based on the total number cultural sites compared to the total number of inhabitants.
They looked at the number of theatres, museums, art galleries, concert halls and Michelin Star restaurant and compared it to the other twenty-nine most visited cities in the world. And did you know that prostitutes in Amsterdam’s Red Light District have to be at least 21 years old? Check out more fun facts below.
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Did you know that…
Amsterdam counts 426.820 female and 418.127 male inhabitants?
The Red Light District has 4.295 residents? (source)
There are 167 nationalities in Amsterdam?
Amsterdam has 8 windmills and 165 canals?
Amsterdam has 1.515 cafes, 1.325 restaurants, 21 clubs and 55 cinemas and film houses?
Amsterdam has 50 parks, 39 markets, 6.073 shops and 83 museums?
Amsterdam has 459 hotels, 30.716 hotel rooms and 7 campings?
Prostitutes in Amsterdam pay 150 – 200 euro rent per night for their window brothels?
The Red Light District (de Wallen) counts 292 window brothels? (source)
Amsterdam has currently 164 (cannabis) coffeeshops? (source)