Neighbourhoods of Amsterdam

Most visitors flock to the historic centre of Amsterdam and then on to the Red Light District. True to say, these two neighbourhoods are well worth a visit. However, there are many other districts of Amsterdam that are interesting to check out.

Amsterdam-Now takes you on a discovery trip through lesser known neighbourhoods such as the Jordaan District, Amsterdam China Town and Amsterdam South-East.

Jordaan and Anne Frank

Stroll at leisure through the Jordaan neighbourhood in Amsterdam. Visit Anne Frank's tiny bedroom in the Anne Frank Museum, discover charming 'hofjes' often hidden from sight, go shopping in the 9-Streets, mix with the locals over a beer, throw in a Houseboat Museum...

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Amsterdam Chinatown

Amsterdam has its own Chinatown, far smaller than in cities like London, Paris or New York but definitely worth to explore. This neighbourhood is just steps away from Centraal Station and close to Amsterdam's famous Red Light District. Amsterdam Chinatown is also home...

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Where Eccentricity and Domesticity Meet

The Red Light District in Amsterdam never sleeps. Evening is the best time to wander along Oudezijds Achterburgwal, but many tourists also amble this leafy canal during the day. Peep shows, porn shops, (sex) bars and live sex shows stand cheek-by-jowl to stately canal...

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Amsterdam Centre

Dam Square, Anne Frank House, Kalverstraat shopping street is what most visitors to Amsterdam want to visit. Yet the city centre has much more to offer. Canals lined with gabled houses mirrored in the water. The charms of Amsterdam are supplemented by a string of...

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Museum Quarter and the Big Three

Museum Quarter houses Amsterdam big three – Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum and Stedelijk Museum of Modern Art – showcasing the brilliance of Dutch masters, modern art and impressionists. Add Amsterdam Concert Hall, throw in a high-end shopping street or two and you have...

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Jordaan and Anne Frank

Stroll at leisure through the Jordaan neighbourhood in Amsterdam. Visit Anne Frank's tiny bedroom in the Anne Frank Museum, discover charming 'hofjes' often hidden from sight, go shopping in the 9-Streets, mix with the locals over a beer, throw in a Houseboat Museum...

read more

Amsterdam Chinatown

Amsterdam has its own Chinatown, far smaller than in cities like London, Paris or New York but definitely worth to explore. This neighbourhood is just steps away from Centraal Station and close to Amsterdam's famous Red Light District. Amsterdam Chinatown is also home...

read more

Where Eccentricity and Domesticity Meet

The Red Light District in Amsterdam never sleeps. Evening is the best time to wander along Oudezijds Achterburgwal, but many tourists also amble this leafy canal during the day. Peep shows, porn shops, (sex) bars and live sex shows stand cheek-by-jowl to stately canal...

read more

Amsterdam Centre

Dam Square, Anne Frank House, Kalverstraat shopping street is what most visitors to Amsterdam want to visit. Yet the city centre has much more to offer. Canals lined with gabled houses mirrored in the water. The charms of Amsterdam are supplemented by a string of...

read more

The Tree that Saw Everything

Have you seen enough leafy canals, humpback bridges and ornate canal houses? A visit to Amsterdam south-east will show you a different Amsterdam. This part of Amsterdam is also referred to as Amsterdam-Bijlmer. It stretches from spectacular architecture at ArenA via...

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