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Amsterdam Districts

From the North to the Old South and beyond, learn about the neighborhoods of Amsterdam and all they have to offer, from cultural attractions to cafes and restaurants.

Amsterdam North (Noord)
Amsterdam Noord (North) is the seldom-visited district of Amsterdam north of the IJ River, with plenty of art, architecture, culture and cuisine to offer.

Eastern Docklands (Oostelijk Havengebied)
Outside the tourist crowds of Amsterdam Center, the Eastern Docklands harbor top attractions, fine restaurants, deluxe accommodations and more in this northeastern nook of the city.

The Jordaan
The Jordaan area of Amsterdam attracts visitors its bevvy of art studios, independent shops and boutiques, unique restaurants and more.

Museum Quarter (Museumkwartier) & Old South (Oud-Zuid)
Amsterdam's Museum Quarter neighborhood (also called Oud Zuid, or "Old South") is an ideal place to stay during your visit. Walk to museums, the famous canal districts, bustling markets, high-end shopping streets and excellent restaurants -- then retreat to your room in this more spacious, residential section of central Amsterdam. Learn more...

The Pipe (De Pijp)
A former working-class area just south of the main canal belt, De Pijp neighborhood in Amsterdam has a multi-cultural vibe, the city's biggest outdoor market and a selection of dining options that covers the globe.

The Plantage
The Plantage neighborhood (Plantagebuurt) in Amsterdam is rich with culture and family-oriented activities, from Artis Zoo to the monuments of the former Jewish Quarter.

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