The old seaport of Amsterdam, the Eastern Docklands, has changed very rapidly since housing projects were permitted at the end of the last century. Renowned architects, specialized in building along a waterfront, changed the old docks and port buildings into a modern residential area of Amsterdam.
- Visit this hotspot for architecture fans.
- Shop the multitude of interior design stores at the design boulevard.
- Admire the fantastic view of the IJ.
Modern Living in Historic Storehouses
You can take a tour by foot or bike through this relatively new urban area in Amsterdam. You’ll notice how the storehouses have historical look on the outside, while being a modern residential building on the inside. Furthermore, there are plenty of restaurants, theaters and clubs in this area. Take for instance the ‘Bimhuis’ and ‘Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ’.
Experience Amsterdam Oost
The Oostelijke Eilanden are part of Amsterdam Oost and are among the most varied hotspots in Amsterdam. Here, you'll find countless memorable restaurants, great bars, and even a brewery. And the most child-friendly museums as well as Artis Zoo are located in this wonderful part of the capital.