Canals • Museums • Touristy
Centrum is a gothically cosmopolitan melting pot of Amsterdam's greatest museums, canal facades, and chic, original shops. It's no wonder why tourists are magnetized by the visual appeal. After you buy that perfect ensemble for a concert at Paradiso, head downtown to the oldest streets, where life seems to roll the clock backward. The only aspect of Old Centrum that reminds you you're still in the present, is the clothing and crowds of tourists.