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In this NDSM Wharf Amsterdam Guide you find an overview of all the cool things to check out at this former shipping yard in Amsterdam North.
The NDSM Wharf is a trendy district where may events are hosted during the weekends and summer months. It’s a primary festival location and still has this industrial feel. You will find cool street art on the old warehouses and you can even visit the very cool street art museum STRAAT there. A Good spot for casual lunch is Pllek, IJver or Next.
To easiest way to reach the NDSM Wharf is by taking the ferry from Central Station or the Pontsteiger in West. Are you a vintage lover? Don’t forget to visit the IJ-hallen flea market! This is one of the largest flea markets in Europe and held every month at the NDSM Wharf.
Are you visiting Amsterdam during the weekend? Make sure to check the one and only Amsterdam Weekend Guide that is updated with new weekendtips every week! And did you know there’s a complete complete neighbourhood guide and an amsterdam bucketlist to experience Amsterdam like a local.
Have fun exploring the NDSM Wharf with this neighbourhood guide!
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☾ Sir Adam: with the coolest view over Amsterdam from the North side.
☾ The Panorama Suite (Mandelahuisje): a unique one-bedroom B&B in Amsterdam North.
☾ SWEETS IJdoornlaanbrug: a former bridge house turned hotel.
☾ SWEETS Meeuwenpleinbrug: another unique stay to escape the busy city.
AFFORDABLE (FOR AMSTERDAM PRICES) // €
☾ Yotel: budget design hotel close to many hotspots in Amsterdam North.
THINGS TO DO NEAR THE NDSM WHARF IN AMSTERDAM NORTH
⋙ NXT Museum
⋙ STRAAT street art museum
⋙ Eye Film Museum
⋙ Micro Brewery Beer Tasting Tour
⋙ Rent a bike by yourself and explore like a local
⋙ Fatbike e-bike tour (also to Amsterdam North)
⋙ Outside of Amsterdam: windmills & Zaanse Schans
⋙ Discover the Instagrammable experience WONDR
⋙ A’DAM Lookout & Swing
FOOD EXPERIENCES IN AMSTERDAM:
⋙ Food Tasting Tour of Jordaan area
⋙ Albert Cuyp Market Food Tour
⋙ Sightseeing Boat Cruise with unlimited drinks
FIRST TIME VISIT TO AMSTERDAM – MUST SEE & DO’S:
⋙ Private Canal Boat Tour
⋙ Fabrique des Lumières
⋙ MOCO Museum for street and modern art
⋙ Rijksmuseum with the Dutch masters
⋙ Van Gogh Museum, a staple in Amsterdam
⋙ Stedelijk Museum for modern art lovers
⋙ Canal Cruise in the evening
DAY TRIPS FROM AMSTERDAM:
⋙ Get out of town and into the Dutch country side of Giethoorn
⋙ Drive-it-Yourself Tulip Fields GPS Audio Tour
⋙ Catch a direct train from Amsterdam to Antwerp, Brussels, London or Paris, starting at € 20,-! Check tickets & prices >>
AMSTERDAM TRAVEL GUIDE WITH KIDS:
⋙ Visit Artis Royal Zoo
⋙ Go an a bike tour with the kids
⋙ NEMO Science Museum
SPIRNG / SUMMER IN AMSTERDAM:
⋙ Paddle board tour on the canals
⋙ Go for a kayak-tour in Amsterdam
FALL / WINTER IN AMSTERDAM:
⋙ Amsterdam Light Festival boat tour
⋙ Amsterdam Light Festival bike tour
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