©

Nieuw Amsterdam trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Nieuw Amsterdam

(3.5/5 based on 30+ reviews for 1 attraction)
Things to do: museums
Just across the Suriname River from the nation's capital of Paramaribo, the small town of Nieuw Amsterdam has a population of around 5,650. The main cultural attractions in Nieuw Amsterdam include an 18th-century fortress and local museums relating to the complex human history of the area. Small restaurants sell primarily Javanese-style food in the main town center, which has a few architectural highlights in the form of colonial-era houses and a Hindustan mosque. When using our Suriname holiday planner, you're building your holiday based on your own interests, visitor reviews, and the informed opinions of our well-traveled writers.
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Nieuw Amsterdam

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Nieuw Amsterdam

For a range of accommodation options and easy boat or car access to Nieuw Amsterdam, stay in the capital city of Paramaribo, which lies just across the Suriname River. Paramaribo offers a good selection of elegant old hotels with luxury rooms and services, as well as newer high-rise hotels with pools, spas, gym facilities, and more. If planning on a longer stay in the area, consider renting an apartment in one of the main residential areas by the waterfront.
CHECK IN - CHECK OUT
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities near Nieuw Amsterdam:
Historic sites, sightseeing, parks
Visit for: 3 daysStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to Nieuw Amsterdam

10 days in Nieuw Amsterdam & Ireland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Suriname BY A USER FROM ISRAEL January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 10 days in Suriname BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS February, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Suriname BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL February, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Suriname BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL February, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Nieuw Amsterdam BY A USER FROM INDIA April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 58 days in South America & Caribbean BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Nieuw Amsterdam BY A USER FROM GREECE December, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: December, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Nieuw Amsterdam BY A USER FROM MOLDOVA October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 12 days in Paris, Berlin & Nieuw Amsterdam BY A USER FROM RUSSIA December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Nieuw Amsterdam BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans

Inspirock Trip Planner in the News