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Things to do in Amsterdam Oud-Zuid, Amsterdam-Zuid

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Park
“When you're in Amsterdam for a few days, make sure you take a walk through this park, its beautiful, green and a bit of an oases in the busy city of Amsterdam! There's some great coffee & tea places!”
  • 1402 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Wonderful and characteristic from the outside. Interesting and world broadening from the inside. Get to know the Dutch masters, history and culture by a visit.”
  • 1362 locals recommend
Souvenir Shop
“The van Gogh Museum contains the largest collection of Vincent van Gogh's paintings and drawings in the world. In 2017, the museum had 2.3 million visitors, and was the most visited museum in the Netherlands and the 23rd most visited art museum in the world. In 2019, the Van Gogh Museum launched the Meet Vincent Van Gogh Experience, a technology-driven "immersive exhibition" on Van Gogh's life and works, which has toured globally.   Van Gogh Museum Museumplein 6 1071 DJ Amsterdam   Open: Saterday -Thursday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Friday - 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. ”
  • 814 locals recommend
Market
“If you like sweet, try a fresh hot stroopwaffle. A Dutch waffle with caramel inside. If you are more into salty, I would recommend to order some kibbeling, a fried fish that comes with a sauce, or typically Dutch, try a raw herring with pickle and onions!”
  • 833 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Heineken Experience (Former Heineken Brewery). Housed inside Heineken’s historic brewery in the centre of Amsterdam, this interactive museum will take you on an exciting, behind-the-scenes journey through the wild world of one of Europe’s most popular beers.   The ultimate Amsterdam beer Amsterdam has aways been a city of beer lovers. It is home to a variety of breweries and places for beer tasting, but Heineken is still the biggest name and one of the most traditional Amsterdam beers. After Heineken constructed a larger and more modern brewery on the outskirts of Amsterdam, they converted their former home into a museum that opened in 1991. Now dubbed the Heineken Experience, it offers four floors of multimedia exhibits, historical brewing artefacts and a tasting bar. There’s also 'Brew Your Ride', a 4D adventure that allows visitors to discover what it’s like to be a bottle of Heineken.   Heineken Experience Stadhouderskade 78 1072 AE Amsterdam   Open: Monday - Thursday: 10.30 a.m until 7:30 p.m. Friday - Sunday: 10.30 a.m. until 9 p.m. ”
  • 422 locals recommend
Plaza
“the major museums are all located on this square, also the iconic I AMSTERDAM letters.”
  • 420 locals recommend
Music Venue
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“One of the most famous and definitely the most iconic nightclubs of Amsterdam, iconic place with iconic history! Live music, bands, solo artists, dj's, (silent) disco, you name it. Great variety of programming, when you have the time and want to have a night of music, dance and fun, check it out!”
  • 550 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Contemporary art and very interesting architecture from the outside (Like a giant bathtub)”
  • 362 locals recommend
Art Museum
“It just opened their permanent collect earlier this year, you will find lots of interesting contemporary art and design”
  • 258 locals recommend
Park
“Sarphati is named after the Jewish doctor and philanthropist Samuel Sarphati (1813-1866) whose marvelous 19th century monument dominates the park, this small (it stretches for only two blocks) rectangle of green in the middle of trendy "De Pijp" area, is one of the nicest in Amsterdam.”
  • 338 locals recommend
Route
“Vondelpark is great in the summer for the open air theater, rollerblading or going for a run, BBQs with friends and just chilling. ”
  • 369 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“The most luxurious well known street in the Netherlands, with Gucci, Prada and expensive cars”
  • 336 locals recommend
Art Museum
“You can see paintings of the most famous Dutch painters in The Rijksmuseum. Only the building it self is already worth visiting. I advice you to book tickets online so you are sure you can go in and/or can avoid the queue. ”
  • 137 locals recommend
Nail Salon
“Albert Cuyp Markt: Amsterdam's, if not Europe's biggest market sells everything under the sun. Everyday except Sundays till about 5 pm.”
  • 277 locals recommend
General Entertainment
“Here is the famous Albert Cuyp market, little shops, restaurants and it feels very cosy.”
  • 237 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Beautiful location at the river Amstel. Plenty of space aswell inside and outside, good service, nice menu at every season of the year”
  • 267 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Beautiful location at the river Amstel. Plenty of space aswell inside and outside, good service, nice menu at every season of the year”
  • 267 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Lovely food in a hip and trendy place. This restaurant is full of design and used to be a cinema. It has three stores with an open space. Some tables are hanging on ropes all the way from the ceiling. Their smoothies are fabulous. Coffee & Coconuts Ceintuurbaan 282 - 284 1072 GK Amsterdam”
  • 230 locals recommend
Café
“In the neighbourhood is this former carworkshop transformed in a café and restaurant. Nice venue for breakfast, lunch or dinner.”
  • 208 locals recommend
Café
“The place is owned by a Amsterdam based brewery ‘Brouwerij ‘t IJ’. Nice place to visit when it is sunny (big terrace). Our personal favorite is the ‘IJwit’ ”
  • 233 locals recommend
Restaurant
“De Bazar serves North African food of a great quality for an affordable price. The restaurant is located on Albert Cuypstraat just behind the streetmarket. The ceiling is full with colored lights and the atmosphere is cozy. De Bazar Albert Cuypstraat 182 1073 BL Amsterdam”
  • 188 locals recommend
Steakhouse
“Café Loetje is a familybusiness known for their best steaks in town. They also serve great salads, fried potatoes, delicious fish and vegan dishes. The place where locals like to eat. ”
  • 182 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“Best bakery in town for breakfast and lunch only. You pay a little more but get the best quality, organic, sustainable food and drinks. Well known for their coffee's and juices/smoothies, milkshakes, New Zealand Wine, beers and brunch cocktails. They serve smoked salmon, eggs, bacon, fresh frui,t salads, cakes but also veggy food. Open daily 8.30 a.m - 4 p.m.”
  • 154 locals recommend
Belgian Restaurant
“Nice place in front of the Vondelpark right next to the canal. Available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and drinks! ”
  • 171 locals recommend

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