Getting To And Around
New Amsterdam is best connected to Georgetown and other hubs via road. This requires crossing the Berbice River which requires the use of the Berbice River Bridge or a river taxi. Ferries are also a great way to hop on over to Suriname and villages along the coast or the river.
Top Restaurants And Bars
Shopping and Nightlife
The nightlife scene of New Amsterdam consists of a few local bars with a fusion of music, banter and locals working on the next round. So why not check out Club Eclipse or Zero Gravity Sports Bar & Hookah Lounge? You will be in for an exciting night.
Pitt Street & Bristal Mall
For many years, Pitt Street has been a hot spot for shopping in New Amsterdam. You can find anything from fabric to shoes and even jewellery stores. Located at Main Street and Lad Lane, Bristol Mall is a bright spot that houses a few snackettes, and hang out spots. A pharmacy and DHL service can also be found here.
The Church View Gift & Flower Shop
Looking for authentic Guyanese craft? The Church View Gift & Flower Shop is the go-to place for authentic local crafts and souvenirs from Guyana flag keychains to handcrafted leather sandals and bags.
The New Amsterdam Market
Located just below the Town Hall Building, the New Amsterdam market is your one stop shop to find everything that you need. From fresh vegetables, fruits and meats to clothes, shoes and beauty supplies. There’s even a pharmacy and multiple tailors and seamstresses available to cater to all your needs.