Nearby there are the beautiful 17th-century canals with their stately houses. In the museum quarter, you'll find the famous Rijksmuseum, the Stedelijk- and Van Gogh museum as well as the Spiegel-quarter with lots of antique shops. All are in walking distance.
Deli's, supermarket, restaurants, and bars are just around the corner. A few hundred meters further on will bring you to the most exclusive shopping street of the city. A longer walk or a short tram ride takes you to the city's busy shopping center, with its large department stores, or the many markets, including the Flower market.
The apartments are situated near the famous Leidseplein with its unique bars, grand cafe's, restaurants, cinemas, clubs, concert halls, discos and several theaters. The location provides entertainment for everyone.
The Vondelpark is a stone's throw away for walking, in-line skating, biking or jogging. There are also several popular terraces to have a drink or lunch. In summer there is a free open-air theater with concerts, dance programs, and theater. Boat- and bicycle rentals are close by.