The Jordaan is one of the most famous neighbourhoods in the Netherlands. This once working-class bastion was renowned for tight community bonds, radical politics and a love for drink and over-the-top sing-a-longs. Gentrification has attracted many more galleries, restaurants, specialty shops and upwardly-mobile residents to its scenic streets.

Local markets

Amsterdam's markets abound with the vibrant colours, smells and sights that define this multicultural city, meaning open-air markets are one of the be...