Amsterdam is a city where you can literally find everything. There is no shortage of street arts in a city either, and most of them have a deep history attached to them as well. Amsterdam is also associated with numerous brilliant artists of the past. Today, you can find some of the most amazing street art in the city. Below are some of the streets where you can find such works.
The 200 block of Spuistraat and the Wijdesteeg are known for the best street art in Amsterdam. There are a number of famous artworks on the walls including a daffodil colored former squatter building with a snake painted on the front. There is a lot more to explore in the area, and it is perfect for those who love street art or art as a whole. Sadly, some of the previous works here were destroyed as a part of the city renovation.
Another one of the main spots for street arts in Amsterdam is NDSM-Werf. You can get on the free ferry to Noord and stroll around the area to find all kinds of artworks on the walls here. Noord has its street art distributed among its streets. You can also pay a visit to the industrial areas, which also houses some of the best works. You can stop at Noorderlicht or Pllek if you want some refreshments.
De Wallen’s alleys and streets host some of the most stylish streets art in Amsterdam. While you walk through the streets, do not forget to check out the smaller illustrations. There are windows amidst the paintings, so be careful where you point your camera. There are also great places to grab a drink or stop for a quick bite. Quartier Putain or Koffieschenkerij are great for coffee, while De Prael is a great choice for snacks and beer. You can easily visit the neighborhood after your Rijksmuseum tour.
This quiet area is known for its flowering rows of vines and tiny and gorgeous streets. Besides, it is a hub for beautiful arts. One of the famous works here is in Prinsengracht by The London Police. You can also walk through the small streets and explore the region to spot more art. There are peaceful places to grab a coffee here too or fill your stomach with a pizza from the local joints. You also get to try one of the best appeltaart in Jordaan.