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Visit the chic 'Oud-Zuid' in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is known as vibrant and lively city. The capital has many authentic buildings, various splendid parks and beautiful canals that wind throughout the whole city. The part of the city known as ‘Oud-Zuid’ is considered the most chique district of Amsterdam. Here you can find the perfect mix of culture and shopping!

Amsterdam Oud-Zuid

The delightful ring of canals, the world-famous Rijksmuseum, the Anne Frank house and the typical Amsterdam cafés and bars all make Amsterdam an attractive city for for both national and international tourists. Oud-Zuid is considered as the most chique district of Amsterdam. The cozy boutiques, vibrant cafés and amazing buildings together make this a unique neighbourhood.

Sights and Activities

Museum square

In Amsterdam there’s an almost overwhelming range of cultural activities. In the world-famous Rijksmuseum, you can admire both art and history from the Middle Ages until the present day. Or discover the greatest works by Vincent van Gogh in the Van Gogh museum. There is also plenty of modern art in Amsterdam, particularly in the Stedelijk Museum. More than enough for a cultural day out!

Royal Concert Hall

The place to see some of the best concerts is at the Koninklijk Concertgebouw in Amsterdam Oud-Zuid. The building has no fewer than four concert halls and is home to the impressive Royal Concert Hall orchestra. Enjoy the unique atmosphere and the beautiful music!


If you are going shopping in Amsterdam you have the choice of several different districts. The city centre offers a wide range of shops. You can find everything here, from famous names to exclusive brands and large department stores. But Amsterdam’s other districts, such as ‘de Pijp’ or ‘Oud-Zuid’, are also worth exploring for a day’s shopping. And of course, a trip to Amsterdam is not complete without visiting the Cornelis Scuytstraat.

Canal Tour

Do you want to discover Amsterdam? Then perhaps the best way to do that is by taking a sight-seeing cruise through the city’s canals. Amsterdam offers many different possibilities for a canal cruise, both during the day and in the evening. For example, there is a special museum tour through the canals and there are even cruises that offer dinner or cocktails on-board! In other words, there are more than enough ways to discover Amsterdam.