World-famous museums 

Fietstunnel Rijksmuseum
In addition to the world-famous historic Canal Ring, Amsterdam's City Centre district is home to a host of renowned museums, charming shopping areas and celebrated theatres. Explore the famous Museum Quarter and uncover a neighbourhood that is home to some of the world’s most important artistic and historical treasures. 

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Culture in the Plantage

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Located to the east of Amsterdam's city centre, this elegant neighbourhood is a refreshingly green and spacious contrast to the traditional cobbles and canals image of Amsterdam. Home to Artis Zoo and the botanical gardens, the leafy boulevards and elegant squares of the Plantage are extraordinary to explore and enjoy. What animals do you hear?

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Urban renewal meets nature’s beauty

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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 most cutting-edge architecture, mind-blowing street-art, and stylish waterside hangouts. Take the digital ferry and don’t miss the chance to explore this unique area of Amsterdam.

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A vibrant melting pot

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The active, multicultural Zuidoost is home to all that is big in the world of entertainment. Here you find Amsterdams largest cinema, two of its biggest festivals and all the concerts and football matches you will ever need. With around 100,000 residents from more than 150 ethnic backgrounds, this neighbourhood is truly a vibrant cultural melting pot. 

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Local hotspots and hidden gems

Amsterdam canal Prinsengracht Westertoren

Oud-West is a popular, dynamic neighbourhood dotted by trendy design stores, cool cafe bars and some of the best restaurants in the city. Those looking for unique, made-in-Amsterdam items want to come back to this vibrant neighbourhood time and time again. Oud-West has creativity on every corner – you’ll just have to wander around to find it.

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