This grand, classical arch was built in 1770 as a gateway to the city. On the south side you'll see the Amsterdam emblem of three St...
Oosterpark was laid out in 1891 to accommodate the diamond traders who found their fortunes in the South African mines, and it still has...
The Spreeksteen is a rock podium marking a 'speakers' corner' in Oosterpark, where organized debates occur and people come to voice...
De Groene Olifant
Steeped in Victorian-era opulence with intricate woodwork, the Green Elephant transports you back in time. Sit at the circa-1880 bar...
There's often a line to the door at this bare-bones Surinamese place, but don't worry – it moves fast. Place your order – lamb roti...
Linnaeusstraat 2 · interesting places nearby
The Tropenmuseum houses a three-storey collection of colonial artefacts, presented with insight, imagination and a fair amount of multimedia. You can stroll through an African market or sit in a Central Asian yurt (traditional felt hut), see ritual masks and spiky spears and listen to recordings of exotic musical instruments. There’s a children’s section, a great gift shop and a cafe serving global foods.