Hip Guide to Amsterdam
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Amsterdam is famous for its canals, the Red Light District, its liberal attitude and trendy nightlife. Whether you visit for a few days or a few months you’re sure to fall in love with this city, it’s historic architecture and it’s people.
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Hip venue lined with quirky stained glass for alternative gigs & club nights from hip-hop to reggae.
This place claims to be the biggest Indonesian restaurant in Amsterdam, and it certainly is the busiest! Very popular with the locals, it’s usually packed. Inside tends to be rather smokey, but there are some outside tables.
Very popular with the young backpack set, this hostel has a good, central location. A bed in a dorm runs 30 guilders and includes breakfast! An excellent deal! There’s a separate women’s dormitory. Walk from Centraal Station or take tram 1,2,5,13 or 17.
Bar in the Jordaan reknowned for it’s drag acts. The ultimate scream of an evening I’ve heard, with queens from the closet in the crowd and more queens on the stage. Absolutely Fabulous.
Formerly the Netherlands Film Academie, it was squatted on 14th november 1999 and ultimately legalized as a public space with 2 large performance/rehearsal spaces, cinema, cafe and gallery space with busy programmes of [sub]cultural activities and events.
de peper is a non-commercial, not-for-profit vegan and organic café project located in the building on the Overtoom.
Part of Vereniging Eerste Hulp Bij Kunst (EHBK), De Peper also serves as a meeting place for people working in, or visiting, the building. De Peper crew are always happy to provide information about the events that are going on.