The Palamedes is situated on the Overtoom; within walking distance of the Vondelpark, PC Hoofdstraat, Leidse Square and Museum Square. A short walk to all the big musea.


One of the most beautiful parks within Amsterdam is the Vondelpark, perfect for a lovely stroll or bicycle ride. Also, from May until September, events are held in the theater; dance, live music, Dutch cabaret, kids shows and classical music. So please feel free to join and enjoy the sun, the beautiful Vondelpark and the real Dutch ‘gezelligheid’ in the open air.

PC Hoofdstraat

Looking for a new outfit for a special occasion? Look no further because PC Hoofdstraat encounters the world’s most chic couture houses! Do not forget to take your credit card, because you can find luxury items ranging from diamonds to leather shoes to designer handbags. Besides, there are also quite a few restaurants and nice places for breakfast and coffee to start your day.

Leidse Square

Besides many restaurants and cafés on Leidse square, there are also cinemas, theaters and discotheques. It offers the perfect combination of cultural activities and a vibrant night life. Check out the calender of ‘De Balie’ as there are often lectures, movies or other events which you can attend.

Museum Square

Unashamedly, Museum quarter is the pinnacle of sophistication and home to the three major and most important museums in Amsterdam; the Rijksmuseum, the Stedelijk Museum, Modern Art (MOCO) and the Van Gogh Museum. It is an art lover’s paradise par excellence. Located on The Van Baarlestraat, you can find the Concertgebouw. It is renowned for ts breathtaking acoustics, approximately 650 concerts reverberate in this venerable hall. If you want to catch a show, book early to avoid disappointment. Without doubt, any culture vulture will be in their element in this recently renovated quarter.