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The eastern docklands are a great under explored and under exploited area in the Amsterdam East... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2018
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A newly developed area with modern architecture, some of it very dramatic, vibrant and dynamic... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2018
Thomas V
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Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

The eastern docklands are a great under explored and under exploited area in the Amsterdam East borough. I found especially the Oosterdok, Java island and KNSM island to be quite charming and interesting, but the highlight of the area, for me anyway, has to be...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 24 June 2018

A newly developed area with modern architecture, some of it very dramatic, vibrant and dynamic. Growing area.,

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Being from a port city myself namely Liverpool I love to explore the docks around any city I visit and I was eagerly awaiting my visit to here and I was not disappointed. The way that this area has been rejuvenated is fantastic,a stunning mix...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank 293neilk
Reviewed 12 May 2017

A photographer's dream. Colours, building designs, bridges, old boats all there to be photographed. Combine the Docklands with Azartplein and see the wide selection of little bridges over tiny canals. Bus 48 from Central station takes you there.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank NigelandCarolB
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

If you want to escape the crowd of Amsterdam and have a breath just go there and walk along the docks... Dutch urban planners did an amazing work in fixing this industrial part of the town which look so new and modern and vibrant .

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank babwara78
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Looking to escape the crowds of central Amsterdam? Venture out to KNSM Island and explore the beautiful parks, take in the modern architecture, and get lost in the galleries and home good shops. The island is located on the edge of the Eastern Docklands district...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 12 March 2016

In this part of town I visited Amsterdam ArenaA. Seen from the train this neighborhood looks like a modern one,with a lot of new buildings,with glass facades and interesting architecture.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank zuv
Reviewed 23 August 2015

We come to this area once a while. The SAIL Amsterdam 2015 takes place in and around this area. It became a new part of Amsterdam as you can find everything here such as : hotels, restaurants, cafes, shops, supermarkets, Library, Music building, galery and...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Solodam J
Reviewed 21 April 2015

We joined our APT cruise ship here and noticed the many modern buildings across the water. It's a fine example of modern architecture but to be honest I think that the older buildings in Amsterdam are far more beautiful.

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank Kevin F
Reviewed 7 December 2014

The reason for my title is that the apartment residences here are all new and beautiful on the inside, but the flavor of the old warehouses is still intact in the red brick exteriors. We visited an acquaintance here for dinner via tram from Centraal...More

Date of experience: July 2014
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Plantage & the East
The eastern edge of central Amsterdam provides
visitors with the chance to imagine the city that
Rembrandt called home (and to tour his historic house)
while shopping like the thriftiest of locals at
Waterlooplein’s massive flea market, or even enjoying
a craft beer beside the tallest wooden windmill in The
Netherlands. This verdant, serene, and stately part of
town is home to Artis Royal Zoo, one of Europe’s
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