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Neighborhoods of Amsterdam

Amsterdam is more than just canals. Go off the beaten track and discover the real Amsterdam in one of the typical districts or neighborhoods outside the city center. Each neighborhood has its own charm and appearance with great places for shopping, eating, and accommodation.

Amsterdam neighborhoods

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Neighborhoods & Districts

Amsterdam Noord

Unlock the secrets of Amsterdam Noord, filled with hip hotspots and a gateway to the countryside.

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Neighborhoods & Districts

Amsterdam Oost

Visit Oost for a delightful change of pace, family-friendly attractions and modern architecture.

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Neighborhoods & Districts

Amsterdam Zuid

Lose yourself in the charms of Amsterdam Zuid’s world-class museums, restaurants, parks and venues.

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Neighborhoods & Districts

Amsterdam West

Experience all that Amsterdam West has to offer with dining, shopping and entertainment highlights.

The nicest neighborhoods for shopping

Shopping

Czaar Peterstraat

Dine, drink and shop for inspiring fashion, gifts and more on the Czaar Peterstraat in Amsterdam.

Neighborhoods & Districts

Haarlemmerbuurt

Head out into this hip Amsterdam neighbourhood to find trendy shops and fantastic food and drink.

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Shopping

The 9 Straatjes shopping

Special little shops and welcoming cafés the Amsterdam way – discover the great 9 Straatjes shopping district.

A small part of the 17th century canals of amsterdam stretching over hundred kilometers
Sights to see

Canals of Amsterdam

The best of the iconic canals of Amsterdam.

The Nieuwe spiegelstraat and the Rijksmuseum in the distance
Neighborhoods & Districts

Explore the Spiegelkwartier

View art and collectables from around the world in Amsterdam’s historical arts and antiques quarter.

Neighborhoods & Districts

Jewish Cultural Quarter

Learn about the religion, culture and history of the Jewish people and Judaism in Holland.

Neighborhoods & Districts

The Red Light District in Amsterdam

Discover one of the most famous and controversial districts in Amsterdam.

Markets and parks in Amsterdam

Each of Amsterdam’s neighborhoods has a beautiful park where you can escape the hustle and bustle of the city. In the West, there is Westerpark along with Westergasterrein, a home to many cultural and recreational activities. Around the corner from the Rijksmuseum is the world-famous Vondelpark in stately Amsterdam-Zuid. This is the largest city park in Amsterdam and it offers plenty of recreational opportunities. In Amsterdam Oost is Oosterpark, close to Artis.

Markets

Amsterdam has markets of all kinds and sizes and with a wide range of products. Vintage items and interior fabrics can be found at the Noordermarkt in the Jordaan. After visiting this market on a Monday or Saturday, walk through the 9 streets for the nicest and most original shops.

The world-famous Albert Cuyp Market in De Pijp is the biggest open-air market in Europe.

The daily Ten Kate market in Amsterdam Oud-West is on the Kinkerstraat. You can buy products from all over the world here six days a week.

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Where to sleep in Amsterdam

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Hotels in Amsterdam

Book your perfect hotel in Amsterdam: from low-budget hotels to houseboats or chic hotels in the city center.

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Bed & Breakfast in Amsterdam

Visit the capital of Holland and stay in one of the many unique B&Bs in Amsterdam.

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Hostels in Amsterdam

Discover the Dutch capital and book one of the many great hostels in Amsterdam here.

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