Amsterdam - Oosterpark & South Amsterdam (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Oosterpark & South Amsterdam chapter from Lonely Planet’s Amsterdam guidebook.

Oosterpark is one of Amsterdam’s most culturally diverse neighbourhoods. The best sights are off the everyday tourist path. On the northern fringe you’ll find the Tropenmuseum, which gives insights into Dutch colonial activities in the East Indies.

  • spending the afternoon yodelling, sitting in a yurt and checking out Dutch colonial booty at the Tropenmuseum
  • maps
  • taking a trip through the big, bold, avant-garde paintings of Karel Appel and friends at the Cobra Museum
  • transport
  • sniffing out the Turkish pide stall amid multipack sock vendors at the lively Dappermarkt
  • restaurants & bars

Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment and Shopping.

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