Theo van Kampen
Imagine: Spring in Amsterdam, nice weather, not too hot, just perfect….. The ideal ‘Ausflug’ for an afternoon in the heart of Amsterdam.
Chinatown Amsterdam was founded at 1910 so one of the oldest Chinatowns in Europe and starts at the Nieuwmarkt at the corner of the Zeedijk. Once a real retaining wall to keep the city dry (Zeedijk = Sea dike), now a lively colerfull street with many Chinese restaurants, food and kitchenware shops, a Chinese bakery, Chinese clothing but surprisingly with a typical small and cosy Dutch butchery and fish shop as well.