Noord

Urban renewal meets nature’s beauty

Directly across the water (known as ‘the IJ’) behind Central Station, Amsterdam Noord boasts the best of contrasting worlds: vast green expanses and charming little villages plus some of the city's most cutting-edge architecture, exciting festivals, artist studios and stylish waterside hangouts with beautiful terraces. A free ferry from behind Central Station will take you there in minutes; so  don’t miss the chance to explore this unique area of Amsterdam.

Local hotspots

A'DAM Toren

Overhoeksplein 1
1031 KS AMSTERDAM
Looming tall over the Amsterdam North skyline, this landmark 22-floor tower is home to a selection of bars, restaurants and a roof...

FC Hyena

Aambeeldstraat 24
1021 KB AMSTERDAM
FC Hyena fills a gap in Amsterdam Noord: a small cinema where you will want to hang out, eat and drink after the film.

Fromagerie Abraham Kef

Duindoornstraat 1b
1032 CN AMSTERDAM
Kef, a cheese shop located in the city centre, now also has a location – with terrace – in Noord. Here you can sip a glass of good...

Het Concertgemaal

Landsmeerderdijk 213
1035 PV AMSTERDAM
Have a night of culture and classical music at Het Concertgemaal, a concert hall where musicians and music-lovers can mingle.

Landmarkt

Schellingwouderdijk 339
1023 NK AMSTERDAM
This ‘covered marketplace’ succeeds in combining the best of city and country, with regular supermarket premium brands sitting alo...

Tolhuistuin

IJpromenade 2
1031 KT AMSTERDAM
The Tolhuistuin ('Tollhouse Garden') is one of Amsterdam Noord’s liveliest cultural hotspots.

EYE Filmmuseum

IJpromenade 1
1031 KT AMSTERDAM
The striking architecture of the EYE Filmmuseum made it quickly become one of Amsterdam’s modern icons. Situated on the northern b...

Il Pecorino

Van der Pekplein 11
1031 GZ AMSTERDAM
Catch some late summer rays on the sunny side of the IJ, at one of the city’s biggest and best water-facing terraces, with views o...

Winkelcentrum Boven 't Y

Postbus 36031
1020 MA AMSTERDAM
The Boven 't Y shopping centre is the largest of its kind in Amsterdam Noord. Its wide range of clothing and lifestyle stores are ...

Stork

Gedempt Hamerkanaal t.o. 96
1021 KR AMSTERDAM
Amsterdam's largest seafood restaurant is the ultimate spot to watch passing river traffic on the IJ, while tucking into some pret...

Hotel de Goudfazant

Aambeeldstraat 10H
1021 KB AMSTERDAM
With a name like Hotel de Goudfazant this place sounds like it might be an old-fashioned family hotel but actually it's a hip rest...

Hangar

Aambeeldstraat 36
1021 KB AMSTERDAM
Colonial grandeur meets industrial starkness at this hip restaurant bar on the waterfront in Amsterdam North.

Camping Vliegenbos

Meeuwenlaan 138
1022 AM AMSTERDAM
Although situated amidst a peaceful forest setting to the north of Amsterdam, Camping Vliegenbos is actually one of the nearest ca...

Café de Ceuvel

Korte Papaverweg 4
1032 KB AMSTERDAM
Located in Amsterdam North, Café de Ceuvel is a bohemian waterside café and bar with a strong focus on sustainability.

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