Jordaan is known for being walkable and economical with many neighborhood options for restaurants, bars, and cafes. You can satisfy your cultural palate with art and theater. Start by booking your hotel in Jordaan, and then enjoy the sights in the greater Amsterdam area.
Sightseeing around Jordaan
The museums and theaters add a sense of refinement, while the monuments and other landmarks offer local lore. Study the collections at Anne Frank House, Madame Tussauds, or Amsterdam Museum. You can attend a show at Boom Chicago, Melkweg, and DeLaMar Theater. Noorderkerk, Westerkerk, and New Church are monuments worth a look. Noordermarkt, Berlage Stock Exchange, and Dam Square are some local landmarks. Amsterdam Chinatown, NDSM Werf, and Artis will provide enjoyment for the whole family.
You can get some shopping done while you're here, or take part in any number of other activities. Westergasfabriek Culture Park, Hortus Botanicus, and Rembrandt Park are some scenic spots that are popular with the locals. For retail therapy, consider Kalverstraat, Flower Market, and Waterlooplein Flea Market, and seek out the perfect souvenir. If you're looking for something else to do, head to Spiegelkwartier, P.C. Hooftstraat, and Passenger Terminal Amsterdam.
Some of the area's most popular sights are The Old Church, Begijnhof, and Leidseplein. You can also visit Eye Film Institute, National Monument, and St. Nicholas Church.
Getting around Jordaan
Jordaan is 7.5 miles (12.1 km) from the airport in Amsterdam (AMS-Schiphol).