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Areas of Amsterdam

Amsterdam's many neighbourhoods all have their own special character and offer plenty of attractions to those who dare to venture outside the city centre!

Areas in Amsterdam

While many visitors to Amsterdam find plenty of ways to enjoy themselves in the city centre, it's only by exploring a little further afield that you'll get to know the real Amsterdam. From the bohemian cafe culture of De Pijp to the industrial, arty landscape of Amsterdam Noord and the spacious, leafy streets of Plantage & Oost, each Amsterdam neighbourhood has its own independent character and charm - not to mention plenty of unique shops, restaurants, bars and attractions. So be a traveller, not a tourist, and experience Amsterdam like a local.

The wider Amsterdam region

Once you’ve seen all the sights in the big city, get to know the surrounding metropolitan area. Less than half an hour from Amsterdam you’ll find beaches, lakes, dunes, windmills and miles of green countryside. Click the link below for our guide to some of the best day trips from Amsterdam

Discover the region with the Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket

Areas of Amsterdam

Amsterdam neighbourhoods

Each area of Amsterdam has its own character and charm, and its own unique variety of shops, restaurants, cafes, museums and attractions. Take time to...

Day trips from Amsterdam

To truly experience Amsterdam be sure to head out beyond the borders of the city centre and explore the Amsterdam Area. In less than 30 minutes, you’l...

Map of Amsterdam

The I amsterdam city map is available for €2.50 at any of the official I amsterdam Visitor Centres.