To feel the real pulse of Amsterdam, spread your wings and discover surrounding areas like Tuindorp Oostzaan, Schellingwoude, and Nieuwendam.
To really understand Amsterdam, take a trip to one of its many cultural destinations. Spend a few hours of viewing the exhibits at the National Maritime Museum, Tropenmuseum and the Dutch Resistance Museum. For a great night out, spend an evening at the Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ and Bimhuis Theater, one of the area’s great performing arts venues.
There are many picturesque outdoor attractions here as well so make sure you enjoy the chance to get outdoors. Join in a ball game, throw a frisbee, or just soak up the sunshine at Hortus Botanicus.
While you are here, head to the nearby local attractions such as the Berlage Stock Exchange, Oosterpark and Oosterkerk. These are a magnet for locals and tourists alike. The Old Church and the St. Nicholas Church offers travellers to Amsterdam a chance to better understand the part religion has played in the area.
If you are ready to grab a bargain, you’ll love the boutiques, stores and stalls of Dappermarkt.
Finding somewhere suitable to stay around the Zunderdorp area is a breeze. Take your pick from the Inntel Hotels Amsterdam Centre, the Grand Hotel Amrâth Amsterdam, or the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Amsterdam Centraal Station.