Oud-Zuid

From age-old art to high-end chic

Home to some of the world’s best art museums, Oud-Zuid (Old-South) is one of Amsterdam’s most elegant and well-heeled neighbourhoods, where impressive manors line leafy streets, and chic boutiques abound. From the splendour of Museumplein to the vibrant Vondelpark and the serene  boulevards of Willemspark, the beautiful neighbourhood of Oud-Zuid rewards the visitor at every turn.

Local hotspots

Tunes Bar

Van Baerlestraat 27
1071 AN AMSTERDAM
With its chic décor and shimmering ambiance, Tunes Bar is an elegant yet casual luxury bar in Amsterdam in which to enjoy champagn...

Petit Bateau

Van Baerlestraat 19
1071 AN AMSTERDAM
A trusted brand since 1893, Petit Bateau is known for its high quality in baby and children’s clothing, as well as men and women’s...

District 1071

Van Baerlestraat 50
1071 AZ AMSTERDAM
This 93 year old trend-setter of Amsterdam's Museum Quarter has recently entirely revamped not only its interior, but also its con...

Skins Cosmetics Amsterdam

Van Baerlestraat 27
1071 AN AMSTERDAM
Skins Cosmetics is a different kind of shop, carrying niche beauty brands that are yet undiscovered in the Netherlands. Customers ...

George W.P.A.

Willemsparkweg 74
1071 HK AMSTERDAM
Enjoy some TLC and people watching on a sprawling terrace in the middle of Amsterdam’s most select neighbourhood at this charming ...

Café Vrijdag

Amsteldijk 137
1079 LE AMSTERDAM
Despite the name – Vrijdag means Friday – patrons are welcome every day of the week to enjoy food and drink at this large café and...

Les Galeries Neuf

Willemsparkweg 77/79
1071 GT AMSTERDAM
Women of all ages can find the season’s must-haves in clothing along with the basics at this cosy boutique in Amsterdam Oud-Zuid. ...

Moco Museum - Banksy & More

Honthorststraat 20
1071 DE AMSTERDAM
The Moco Museum (Modern Contemporary) aims to reach out to a wide, international audience in Amsterdam by featuring works created ...

Stedelijk Museum

Museumplein 10
1071 DJ AMSTERDAM
Situated on Museumplein, where it first opened in 1895, Amsterdam’s Stedelijk Museum is the largest Dutch museum dedicated to mode...

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