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Amsterdam Neighborhoods

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.

Neighborhoods of Amsterdam: Amsterdam North
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.

Neighborhoods of Amsterdam: Eastern Docklands
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.

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

Amsterdam Neighborhood Profile: Museum Quarter & Oud Zuid (Old South)
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...

Amsterdam Neighborhood Profile: 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.

Neighborhoods of Amsterdam: 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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