The Kinkerbuurt is a neighbourhood in West Amsterdam. The area is an island in between the Singelgracht, The Jacob van Lennepkade, the Kostverlorenvaart and the Hugo de Grootgracht. The heart of this area is the Kinkerstreet, named after poet and lawyer Johannes Kinker. The neighbourhood has a daily market at the Ten Katestreet. Other important streets with shops and trams are: Bilderdijkstraat and The Clerqstraat.