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 popping up everywhere. 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 exhibitions and a children’s museum
- sniff out the Turkish pide stall amid multi-pack sock vendors at Dappermarkt
- relax with the locals at Oosterpark, and seek out the political monuments and wild par-rots
- restaurants & bars
Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping.
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