Amsterdam-East Attractions in Amsterdam

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  • Amsterdam East is a highly under rated part of the city and a neighbourhood of contrasts. It plays hosts to the cities historical zoo, the botanical gardens, various museums and a complete mix of architectural styles. The Jewish neighbourhood called the Plantage reflects the wealth of its previous inhabitants due to the amount of stone used in the buildings. In the 17th Century, stone was extremely expensive as it had to be imported. Around another corner you have the old warehouses which were used by rich merchants and a little further out you have the very modern docklands area.

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    Artis Zoo

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    Plantage Kerklaan 38-40
    At Plantage Middenlaan

    Central modern city zoo with old-fashioned charm...
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    Linnaeusstraat 2

    Discover the Tropics... read more

    NEMO Science Center

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    Oosterdok 2
    Off Prins Hendrikkade, over the south entrance to the IJ Tunnel

    Educational Museum with a View... read more

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    Brouwerij 't IJ

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    Funenkade 7
    at Sarphatistraat

    Come drink with the locals in an old mill brewery...
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    TunFun Play Park

    Mr. Visserplein 7

    Place for kids up to age 12 to let off steam on a rainy day... read more

    Joods Historisch Museum (Jewish Historical Museum)

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    Jonas Daniël Meijerplein 2-4
    At Waterlooplein

    Museum In The Old Synagogue... read more

    Hortus Botanicus (Botanical Garden)

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    Plantage Middenlaan 2A
    Near Artis Zoo

    More Than 6,000 Plant Species... read more

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    Kattenburgerplein 1

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    Royal Carré Theatre

    Amstel 115-125

    Long-standing theatre... read more

    Hermitage Amsterdam

    Nieuwe Herengracht 14
    At the Amstel River

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