Close to the Piet Hein Hotel you will find the Vondelpark, one of the largest and most famous parks in the Netherlands. In 1864 a committee was set up by a group of Amsterdammers, with the aim of creating a public park in Amsterdam. Together this group bought 8 hectares, then the park was completely designed by architect Jan David Zocher. The park was named after the Dutch poet Joost van den Vondel in 1867. In the summer months there are various performances to admire in the park. Enjoy a beautiful show or a lovely walk!
The “9 streets” are located in the center of Amsterdam. 9 picturesque, quaint streets in the canal belt of Amsterdam. Trade, craft and culture have predominated in these streets for years. Nowadays this neighborhood is filled with monumental shops and buildings, here you will experience a piece of ancient architecture of the Amsterdam canal belt.
One of the favorite markets of the locals, students and tourists is the Albert Cuyp Market. The market originates from 1905 and offers different cultures and combines great food, great people and fun. With 260 stalls, the Albert Cuyp Market is one of the largest markets in Europe. The market is completely inspired by history and people and can be found in “de Pijp”. Complete your stay with a delicious fresh herring or stroopwafel!
At first, the PC Hooftstraat was a normal residential street, and it was not until 1876 that this now famous shopping street got its name. The street was named after a historian, poet and playwright; Pieter Corneliszoon Hooft. In the 70s, the demand for a luxury shopping street was increasing. More and more luxury stores moved to the P.C. Hooftstraat, which has thus transformed into a chic shopping street. Today the P.C. Hooftstraat known as a fashionable shopping street in Amsterdam Oud-Zuid.