Amsterdam East is east of the Singelgracht and borders the Amstel River in the west. The Oosterpark and Dapperbuurt, the Weesperzijde and the Oostpoort with the Oostergasfabriek are really characteristic of Amsterdam Oost. In the meantime, the Indian Neighborhood was also added, and Zeeburg has been recently connected to Amsterdam East. IJburg, also called New East, was founded in 2002 and is still fairly new. Also nearby in the Dapperbuurt is the famous Dappermarkt, where mostly food and clothing are being sold at great prices. Amsterdam East is a typical part of Amsterdam, but also has its own character. Amsterdam East is diverse, from a village-like feel to a multicultural neighbourhood, and from the green and spacious streets to the seventeenth century Plantation Area. For culture lovers, Amsterdam East is a place they should definitely visit. Among other things, the Tropical Museum can be found here, as well as Artis and the Jewish Historical Museum. A place with great history and enough to do. Amsterdam East is well known for its multicultural neighbourhood. Traditional Turkish bakeries can be found here, but Suriname supermarkets and Middle Eastern lunchrooms are located here as well. No matter what culture you’re into, you can always score the most delicious delicacies from your favourite culture in Amsterdam East. You can also find great shops, cafes and restaurants in Amsterdam East where you can have lunch and / or dinner. Amsterdam East is a neighbourhood with many sides to enjoy. Opt for a bed and breakfast in Amsterdam East if you love culture, want to sit close to the centre and want to experience the multicultural Amsterdam.