Latest Amsterdam City Vibes guide reveal over 100 hip cultural hotspots

The Optimist Travel Team

Last updated 4/4/2009 3:35:46 PM

The latest Amsterdam City Vibes guide was released in March listing out over 100 cultural hotspots to explore.

This year theme is Amsterdam Art City 2009, which contains recommendations to city’s architecture, design, fashion, history, museums, hip and happening bars, restaurants and stores.

Plantage aan het Water and Zeeburg areas are cited as up-and-coming attractions for historic and modern architectures.

The Noord city district is now a creative hotspot where Amsterdam’s creative and media talents from MTV and IDTV are based. Another cultural hub is Cultuurpark Westergasfabriek in Westerpark district.

De Pijp, the Latin Quarter of Amsterdam and the beating heart of the Oud-Zuid district, is bustling with many trendy bars, restaurants and Albert Cuyp market.

For an authentic local experience, residential area Klein Amsterdam located in the Oud-West district offer galleries, small theatres and unique stores hidden inside historical buildings.

The Amsterdam City Vibes is available in Dutch, English, German and French.