Oud West - Shopping Districts - Hello Amsterdam City Guide

Shopping District: Oud West


Oud West is a popular neighbourhood full of concept stores, cool cafés and some of the best restaurants. This city district located is right next to the city center and runs from the Nassaukade to the Tweede Kostverlorenkade.

Amsterdam Oud West is loved by locals and tourists because of the historic and striking architecture. This is truly one of the most unique urban landscapes in the world. Here you find shops, cafés, bars and all kinds of creative concept stores. Besides that, Oud West is also home to the Westerpark and Westergasfabriek and cultural hot spot the hallen and the food hallen. Here you find year-round cultural festivals, food truck festivals, markets and all kinds of artistic events.

Oud West is also home to the Overtoom, a street that goes along the Vondelpark. De Overtoom is a lively shopping street full of small boutiques, concept stores and specialty stores focused on Dutch products. The Ten Katemarkt is one of the most famous markets in this part of town. Here you will find flowers, cheese, wine, clothing, food and other general wares.

Places Nearby

In the western part of the canal belt you can find the Jordaan, one of the most famous neighborhoods in Amsterdam. The Jordaan is nothing but city highlights with lively streets and cafés along the gorgeous backdrop of the little canals.Amsterdam

The History of Amsterdam Oud West

In the 19th century Amsterdam was in a high need of expansion. Amsterdam Oud West was the answer to this need. Once it was home to the writers and artists of the city, now it has turned into an unique neighbourhood with lots of green, beautiful architecture and cultural hot spots.

Stay in the Loop of Amsterdam West

In Amsterdam Oud West you will find the Rembrandt Art Market goes west, de Westergasfabriek and the Maker Market by Etsy. But besides that new places keep popping up in this part of town. Here at Hello Amsterdam we keep you updated on everything that is going on in this part of town. Please follow our website and check our event calendar before planning your trip to this city.