This is one of Amsterdam's oldest streets. Initially a shipping district, it was a respectable place to be until the 17th century. Then...
In plain view from Centraal Station, the magnificent cupola and neo-Renaissance towers belong to the city's main Catholic church, the...
Proeflokaal de Ooievaar
Not much bigger than a vat of jenever, this magnificent little tasting house has been going since 1782. On offer are spirits of the De...
It's nothing much to look at, but this plastic and fluorescent operation dispenses excellent versions of Surinamese standards such as...
Zeedijk 4-8 · interesting places nearby
Run by students for students (flashing your ID gets you one-third off), this friendly cafe-bar is an excellent place to get fat sandwiches on thick slices of multigrain bread, and healthy main dishes with chicken, fish or pasta. Bands occasionally perform at night (the bar stays open to 1am weekdays, and 3am on weekends).