Over time Jordaan has grown from the area of Amsterdam that was home to new immigrants and the working class poor to the home of the city’s artists and bohemians. Jordaan is filled with 17th century houses that are in turn full of artists paying low rent, set alongside beautiful canals. The district is one that has to be explored to uncover all the specialty shops, tantalizing markets, and hidden arts studios. Expect to spend a few hours here and open your wallet at least once to buy something you haven’t seen anywhere else.
Find your niche at Café de Spuyt. This cozy bar boasts an impressive beer list, consisting of Dutch ... Read more