As one of Europe's top weekend break destinations, Amsterdam features on many a traveller's bucket list – as well as our list of the top 10 cities to visit in 2016. With three world-famous attractions – the Anne Frank Huis, the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum – it's hardly surprising. But there are also countless pretty canals and great green spaces here; it's more than just museums that attract visitors. These 14 photos from Picfair's best travelling photographers show just a few of the city's different sides.

Autumn in Amsterdam

An autumn walk by JJPerspectives / PicfairAn autumn walk by JJPerspectives / Picfair

Amsterdam's gorgeous canals

City in a Canal by Emily Barnes / PicfairCity in a Canal by Emily Barnes / Picfair

Jazz buskers play over a canal

Jazz in Amsterdam by Gianluca Epirotti / PicfairJazz in Amsterdam by Gianluca Epirotti / Picfair

Hundreds of bicycles ready to ride

Bicycles by Billy Sasa / PicfairBicycles by Billy Sasa / Picfair

Amsterdam canals by night

Blue Hour in Amsterdam, Holland by Hafiz Ismail / PicfairBlue Hour in Amsterdam, Holland by Hafiz Ismail / Picfair

The comprehensive library at the Rijksmuseum

Rijksmuseum library by Jeremy / PicfairRijksmuseum library by Jeremy / Picfair

Crowds celebrate King's Day in April

King's Day, Amsterdam by JJPerspectives / PicfairKing's Day, Amsterdam by JJPerspectives / Picfair

Colourful nightlife

Amsterdam by Alexandre Perotto / PicfairAmsterdam by Alexandre Perotto / Picfair

A stunning sunset over Sail 2015, a quinquennial event

Sunset over Amsterdam by JJPerspectives / PicfairSunset over Amsterdam by JJPerspectives / Picfair

A man transports his double bass by bicycle

Musical movement by Dave B / PicfairMusical movement by Dave B / Picfair

A calm day on an Amsterdam canal

Calm Amsterdam by Martijn Kort / PicfairCalm Amsterdam by Martijn Kort / Picfair

Blue hour in the modern architectural area of Amsterdam

Zuidas, Amsterdam by JJPerspectives / PicfairZuidas, Amsterdam by JJPerspectives / Picfair

A girl carries balloons along an Amsterdam canal

The balloon girl by JJPerspectives / PicfairThe balloon girl by JJPerspectives / Picfair

Amsterdam's Red Light District at night

Amsterdam red light by Martijn Kort / PicfairAmsterdam red light by Martijn Kort / Picfair

Explore more of Amsterdam with the Pocket Rough Guide to AmsterdamCompare flights, find toursbook hostels and hotels for your trip, and don’t forget to purchase travel insurance before you go.

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