top museums, city parks and fashion

Amsterdam Oud-Zuid is one of the most desirable residential neighbourhoods with fancy shopping streets, world-famous museums and a beautiful city park.


Corner of Van Eeghenstraat and Jacob Obrechtstraat in Amsterdam Oud-Zuid


The prosperous city district of Oud-Zuid (Old South), part of the borough Zuid, has the city's most fashionable shopping streets: PC Hooftstraat, Van Baerlestraat and Beethovenstraat. Don't miss Cornelis Schuytstraat and its trendy boutiques and home stores for a special Dutch outfit or gift.

Top attractions

On Museumplein (Museum Quarter), which belongs to Oud-Zuid, you'll find all top museums close to each other: Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum, Stedelijk Museum, Moco Museum and Diamond Museum.

Other big attractions in this posh district are the Vondelpark and Concertgebouw.

Every Saturday the zuiderMRKT - a small, cozy, weekly market, which is organised by enthusiastic residents who live in the Oud-Zuid neighborhood - takes place at the crossroads of Jacob Obrechtstraat and Johannes Verhulststraat.

Oud-Zuid's main shopping streets

PC Hooftstraat

Amsterdam's most luxury shopping street is home to high-end clothing (Chanel, Gucci, Hermés, Louis Vuitton), jewelry (Chopard, Cartier) and specialty (Mont Blanc, Henckels) stores, as well as several boutiques selling more luxury labels.

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Map of Amsterdam Oud-Zuid

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cozy, weekly market on a small square

pc hooft

PC Hooftstraat

elegant shopping street


Van Gogh Museum   photo: Jan Kees Steenman

pc hooft

Louis Vuitton   PC Hooftstraat 65-67


Canal Cruise   Blue Boat Company


Artissima Art Gallery   Cornelis Schuytstraat 16



the city's largest park, with cafés, ponds and English gardens

van baerle

Bakery Simon Meijssen   Van Baerlestraat 23