Watergraafsmeer, Schellingwoude and Nieuwendam, are nearby areas which are also worth discovering.
Zeeburg has a number of museums, exhibits and show venues nearby that allow visitors to really get a feel for the area. Take a guided tour, admire the interior of the building or simply enjoy the beautiful displays at the National Maritime Museum, Hermitage Amsterdam and Tropenmuseum. Book tickets for a couple of the popular live shows at Stopera, the Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ and the Royal Theater Carre.
If the weather is good, do what the locals do and head outside to the nearby green spaces. There are no shortage of urban parks, so why don’t you go out and enjoy Hortus Botanicus.
To really get a feel for the area, visit some of the local sights such as Waterlooplein, Zuiderkerk and Oosterpark. These are a magnet for travellers from all the corners of the globe. Whatever your background or beliefs, you’ll be moved by the serene atmosphere at sacred places like the Old Church and the St. Nicholas Church.
Add to your wardrobe, stock up on food or just people-watch at popular shopping destinations like Dappermarkt and the Waterlooplein Flea Market.
To make the most of this fascinating part of the world, consider staying at one of the area’s hotel or serviced apartment options. Check out the rooms, rates and amenities at the Grand Hotel Amrâth Amsterdam, the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Amsterdam Centraal Station, or the NH Barbizon Palace.