Neighbourhoods in Amsterdam - Hello Amsterdam City Guide


Amsterdam is a lively and vibrant city that is ever changing. The city is made up of several neighborhoods. From the Jordaan with its 9 straatjes to the Museum Quarter and de Pijp, all neighbourhoods in Amsterdam have their own particular character and ambiance. Whatever part of town you decide to visit, we guarantee a list of hot-spots, shops, coffee bars, attractions and things to do. Hello Amsterdam, helps you to find the best shopping districts, museums, attractions, canal cruises, tours, restaurants and bars. We have selected the best every neighbourhood in the city has to offer. From must-sees to food, drinks, art, culture and the best stores for some shopping. Besides that, we provide you with an up-to-date event agenda, so you never have to miss a thing! Whatever neighbourhood in Amsterdam you visit first, we wish you a lovely stay!

Walk and bike through the various Neighbourhoods in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a great city when it comes to traveling between the various neighbourhoods. Here you can travel through most of them by foot or bike. When you get of the train at central station you are right in the city center of Amsterdam. From here it is only a short stroll to the Red Light District. After that you walk right through to the canal belt and behind there you find the famous, picturesque Jordaan. From central station you can also take the ferry to Amsterdam Noord. Here you find the A’DAM tower, Tolhuistuin and This is Holland. A little outside of the city center you will find the East, West and South neighbourhoods. Here you see locals living their daily lives that mix and mingle with tourists visiting their part of the city. Two other neighbourhoods worth mentioning are the Pijp, a must-visit hot neighbourhood that is full of cool concept shops, lunch restaurants and coffee bars. The Museun Quarter is home to the three most famous museums in the city. Besides museums you also find the Royal Concert building and the P.C. Hooftstraat, the most luxurious shopping street in the city. Explore the city and all its beautiful neighbourhoods with the help of Hello Amsterdam. We keep you in the loop of what is up in the various parts of town!