South (Zuid)

South Amsterdam is a large family-based area and one of the greenest areas in the city. If you’re looking for fresh vegetables and good food products, you should visit the Albert Cuyp street market. If you prefer to hang out at cool venues with your friends, De Pijp is definitely your place!

  • Housing options

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  • Statistics

    Population: 137,603 | Crime incidents: 13,790

  • Green areas

    Amstelpark, Beatrixpark, Martin Luther Kingpark, Sarphatipark

  • Sports facilities

    Clubsportive Mahler Zuidas, Ten Fit, Active Fitness Center, First Floor Fitness

  • Places to eat

    Yamazato, Bolenius, Diya Indiaas Restaurant, Revan Restaurant

  • Bars/nightclubs

    Jeffrey’s Cafe, River Side Bar, Kingfisher Café, O’Donnell’s Irish Pub

De Pijp

Description

depijp_map_flatgenieOne of the most vibrant and cosmopolitan areas of Amsterdam, De Pijp has plenty of nice bars, restaurants and art shops. In the last few years, this upcoming neighbourhood has been the youngster’s favorite, due to its effervescent and alive vibe. Here you can find one of Amsterdam’s biggest street markets on Albert Cuypstraat (from Tuesday to Sunday, 8AM to 5PM).

 

Places of interest

Green areas

Sarphatipark

Sports facilities

Fresh Fitness, Your Future and Sporthal de Pijp

Places to eat

Café-Restaurant Dauphine, Fa. Pekelhaaring, Bazar, The Butcher and Burgermeester

Bars/nightclubs

Barça, De Groene Vlinder, Cafe Fonk, Cafe Tapmarin and Café Gollem

Markets

Albert Cuyp

Information & statistics

Population

26,087

Residences available

Total residential houses: 16,001
For Rent: 43%
Social Housing: 31%

Student housing

Address: Van Woustraat
Flat size: 10 – 121 m²
Total units: 14
Monthly rent: € 391,09 – € 936,70

Distance from Centraal Station

48 minutes walking distance
20 minutes by bicycle
30 minutes via Tram 4/5/16/3

Oud-Zuid

Description

oud_zuid_map_flatgenieOud-Zuid, or Old South, is a large area that covers the southern part of Amsterdam. Amsterdam’s most visited park, Vondelpark, is located here. PC Hooftstraat, the city’s most luxurious street, is also located in this area, housing famous brands from all over the world. Museumplein, where the Van Gogh, Stedelijk and Rijksmuseum are concentrated, draw many to the Oud Zuid neighborhood. For architecture enthusiasts, many buildings are dated from the 20’s, with important constructions from the Amsterdam School and ‘De Stijl’ such as the Olympic Stadium.

Places of interest

Green areas

Vondelpark, Museumplein

Sports facilities

Conservatorium Gym, Apollo Health & Fitness

Places to eat

Le 4 Stagioni, George W.P.A., Restaurant Maxime, Sama Sebo, Café Loetje

Bars/nightclubs

V Bar, Verhulst, King Arthur, Café Lusthof, Café Wildschut

Museums

House of Bols Cocktail & Genever Experience, Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Diamant Museum, Coster Diamonds

Information & statistics

Population
65,850
Residences available

Total residential houses: 18,537
For Rent: 64%
Social Housing: 22%

Student housing

Address: Ruysdaelstraat
Flat size: 15 – 105 m²
Total units: 37
Monthly rent: € 364,98 – € 582,30

Distance from Centraal Station

38 minutes walking distrance
16 minutes by bicycle
23 minutes via Tram line 5

Riverenbuurt

Description

Rivierenbuurt_map_flatgenieThe southern part of Amsterdam is well known for being a calm family friendly neighbourhood. The area is just below De Pijp, and very well connected to the city center by bike, walking, or public transit. Van Wou and Rijnstraat is where you can find all types of shops for your every necessity! Here is also the important convention center RAI, very close to Amstel Station, Amsterdam Zuid, and RAI Station.

Places of interest

Green areas

Borssenburgplein, Martin Luther Kingpark

Sports facilities

Health City, Fit4Free RAI

Places to eat

Eau de Vie, i Trulli, GOOS

Bars/nightclubs

Café Riviera, Cafe ‘t Narretje, Café Vrijdag, Café de Rijnbar

Museums

Bezoekerscentrum De Dageraad, The Playboy Mansion

Information & statistics

Population
28,061
Residences available

Total residential houses: 15,481
For Rent: 47%
Social Housing: 32%

Distance from Centraal Station

56 minutes walking distance
22 minutes by bicycle
33 minutes via Tram line 4

Amsterdam Neighbourhoods

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