Sometimes you just want to take a pretty photo and upload it to Instagram, but with the sheer amount of accounts vying for attention on the social media platform, those photos have to stand out to be noticed. People have been taking photos of themselves at what would now be considered Instagrammable spots since photography was invented, so it’s nothing new.
We just use social media to share those photos now instead of sitting in each other’s front rooms, looking at photo albums. So, if you’re looking for some exciting places to enjoy yourself and also take some eye-catching photos, look no further.
Bloemenmarkt is the only floating flower market in the world, and it’s insanely photogenic, especially in the Springtime when it comes alive with thousands of gorgeous flowers. You don’t have to create a backdrop, or position anything, just snap some photos and they’ll turn out great.
2. Katten Kabinet
The Katten Kabinet is literally just rooms and rooms filled with paintings of cats, and who doesn’t like cats? It’s also really elegant and furnished beautifully, making it one of the most Instagrammable spots in Amsterdam.
Oh, and there are real-life cats everywhere too. You can read more about it on the website.
3. Hortus Botanicus
Amsterdam’s botanical gardens are breathtakingly beautiful, and they’re open between 10 am – 5 pm, so we can all take some stunning, foliage-filled photos. Check out the website to see more about De Hortus.
4. Moco Museum
This place is packed to the brim with through-provoking artwork and filled with amazing decorative features. Instagrammers flock here to marvel at the amazing artwork and take selfies in otherworldly surroundings. Check out the website to book your visit.
In the Spring this is probably the most stunning of all of Amsterdam’s Instagrammable spots. There are 400 cherry blossom trees that look phenomenal when they’re in bloom, and as soon as they begin to bloom Instagram is flooded with gorgeous photos of them.
These characterful, wonky houses are a favourite amongst Instagrammers because they are so emblematic of Amsterdam, and if you head down to Damrak Street you’ll find this beautiful, photogenic spot by the canal.
7. Magere Brug
In the evening Magere Brug comes alive with hundreds of little fairy lights and it looks so romantic. That’s why so many Instagrammers come here to take romantic photos with their partners, especially in the winter when the snow and ice reflect the fairy lights in the prettiest way.
Over time these gargantuan trees on Lomanstraat have grown together, leaning in to create a beautiful, natural arch that is a pleasure to walk through. We are obsessed with photos of this place in the winter, but it’s also gorgeously green and leafy in the summer months.
These beautiful spots are not only Instagrammable but incredibly colourful and inspiring. You don’t have to visit to take photographs – a visit to any one of these places is sure to lift your mood.