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Photo of. spark in The Plantage, Amsterdam

The Plantage is a leafy neighborhood in the center of Amsterdam, most popular for the Amsterdam Zoo and Amsterdam Botanical Gardens (Hortus Botanicus). Walking to Plantage can take 30 minutes from Central Station, and most visitors would want to take the tram there. From Central Station, trams 9 and 14 …
Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam

The South of Amsterdam includes a number of interesting neighborhoods, such as the Museum Quarter, home to some of the best museums in the world; De Pijp, a typical Dutch working class area with a lively street market; the South Axis, Amsterdam’s central business district with plenty of modern architecture; …
A canal in the Amsterdam Red Light District

There are obvious associations with the name “Red Light District”. While these associations are often correct, there are many things you may not know about Amsterdam’s oldest neighbourhood. This article will give you some basic info on appropriate behaviour, tourist warnings, the infamous “Red light” windows, and will introduce you …