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...
De Schreeuw (Theo van Gogh memorial)
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 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.