Amsterdam - Oosterpark & East of the Amstel (PDF Chapter)
This is the Oosterpark & East of the Amstel chapter from Lonely Planet’s Amsterdam guidebook.
Oost is gradually seeing the tendrils of gentrification winding through the neigbourhood, with cafes, boutiques, bread makers, restaurants and hip hotels sprouting up. However, this is still an area with lots of local life and vitality.
- browse the impressive and creatively displayed ethnographic collection of the Tropenmu-seum, plus its imaginative temporary exhibitions and children’s museum
- sniff out Turkish pide, kebabs and olives at food stalls amid multi-pack sock vendors at Dappermarkt
- relax with the locals at Oosterpark, and seek out the political monuments and wild para-keets and heron
- restaurants & bars
Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping.
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