Musement shares five Instagram accounts that capture Amsterdam’s appeal so cleverly, you’ll be raring to start planning a visit to the Dutch capital.
From it’s obvious sights like canals and typical architecture to lesser known gems, Amsterdam’s photogenic sights and sounds can easily beckon you to come and see them for yourself. What better place to find some inspiration than Instagram? Here are five Instagram accounts that Amsterdam enthusiasts should follow now.
Dirk Bakker offers a distinct perspective of the Amsterdam we all know and love by focusing on the geometric details found in the city’s architecture in lieu of the bicycles and canals. Whether or not you’re familiar with Amsterdam–or any city he happens to be visiting for that matter–, you’ll not only be awed, but also inspired to snap some shape-centric pics of your own.
Not only will Marion’s Amsterdam shots prompt you to start packing your bags, but her Dutch countryside snaps will have you realizing that there’s more to the Netherlands than Amsterdam, and might just have you adding an extra day or two to your trip to explore the country.
Margot Van der Krogt loves her hometown so much, and not only is this evident in all of her thoughtful photos, but she also founded the Makers Amsterdam to show some love to local creatives. Check out her feed for some of the most charming cityscapes of familiar sights and hidden gems.
From portraits to streetscapes to bikes in motion, PDY’s candid Amsterdam shots offer a raw, authentic glimpse of the city. From black and white images to ones that gorgeously contrast shadow and light, you can feel the spirit of Amsterdam as you peruse his feed.
Ruud’s thoughtfully composed shots always showcase Amsterdam’s architecture in some shape or form juxtaposed by passer by, whether on foot or on bike or atop a bridge to gaze over a canal. The pics capture the real moments that you’re unlikely to find on any postcard.