Amsterdam South

Mentioning district Old South (Oud-Zuid) the top district of Amsterdam, is nothing eccentric. Amsterdam is the mecca of the social housing and the enormous richess of it is to be seen especially in the Old South district and surroundings.

H. Ronnerplein Diamantbuurt Amstelkade

What is to be seen? The absolute top of the Amsterdam School architecture, described in every book about World Architecture of the 20th Century. Expanded neighborhoods with an exceptionally architectonic quality, so far never equalized, realized thanks to the talent of a small group idealistic people like Keppler, Tellegen, De Klerk, Kramer, Gratama, Van Epen, Van der Pek, Tak. Architecture in the famous Plan South by Berlage. Not to mention the many cultural monuments in the district: like Concertgebouw, Rijksmuseum, Stedelijk Museum, Van Gogh Museum.

Info: bf@stadswandelkantoor.nl  or +31 (0)20 419 00 22 / +31 (0)6 419 676 25 / +31 (0)6 419 676 55.

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