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Oost

Hip places, green spaces and diverse faces

Ethnically diverse and strikingly spacious, Amsterdam East (Oost) is known for its wide streets lined by monumental 19th-century buildings, as well as its vibrant cultural mix. With plenty of opportunities for shopping, eating and drinking, the area boasts an exciting selection of trendy clubs, traditional Turkish bakeries, Surinamese supermarkets and Middle Eastern lunchrooms as well, of course, as the beautiful Oosterpark and the majestic Tropenmuseum.

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Getting around Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a world-class international transport hub and there are countless ways of getting into the city. Many travellers fly into the award-winni...

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Old Holland

With its countless windmills, churches and old-fashioned farmhouses, stepping out into Old Holland can feel like being in a Golden Age painting.

Amsterdam Beach

When the temperatures soar in Amsterdam, sun-seekers flock to the Dutch coast and the beaches at Bloemendaal and Zandvoort to bask on the sands and so...

Flowers of Amsterdam

If you're lucky enough to visit Amsterdam in spring, don't miss a visit to the nearby flower growing region. See the flower strip or 'Bollenstreek' bu...

Castles & Gardens

Delve into the fascinating history of the Dutch Golden Age by exploring the ancient castles that were once the homes of wealthy merchants. Many of th...

Haarlem

A city of remarkable history and culture, Haarlem is just a short hop from Amsterdam but packs a unique punch. With spectacular monuments dating back ...

New Land

Although famous for its historic city centre, the Amsterdam region is always evolving as new immigrants and diverse cultures make their mark on many n...