Amsterdam is renowned for its beautiful gabled canal houses and is perfect for sightseeing by bicycle. But it can be daunting to find yourself in a long queue to see the artworks in world-famous museums. Aware of the city's hidden secrets, Amsterdam-based writer Siobhan Wall invites readers to seek out more than one hundred idyllic and rarely-seen places. Quiet Amsterdam tells you where to find small shops and intriguing galleries, as well as restaurants and bars which don't play music. It encourages both visitors and locals to wander away from the crowds for peaceful walks in little-known woods and gardens. A perfect book for anyone who wants to discover serene and restful spaces amid the hustle and bustle of this fascinating city.