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Leiden Square (Leidseplein)

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Address: Main entrances: Leidsestraat | Weteringschans, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
Activities: Dining, Nightlife
Description: Planning a night out in Amsterdam? Head down to Leiden Square...
Planning a night out in Amsterdam? Head down to Leiden Square (Leidseplein,) which is known as the center of nightlife where you can choose from hundreds of bars, clubs, restaurants and discos that would suit every style and taste.
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Great buzzing place with many restaurants , bars, cafes and Bistros. I have not seen so many restaurants trying to sell unlimited spare ribs in such close proximity. Tables were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Great buzzing place with many restaurants , bars, cafes and Bistros. I have not seen so many restaurants trying to sell unlimited spare ribs in such close proximity. Tables were laid out on pavements and all over the square. Food was good, atmosphere was even better.

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Sao Jose do Rio Preto, Brazil
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

It's very lively, full of people. I stayed at a hotel there and I enjoyed the place very much. Amsterdam has a nightlife similar to what we are used to here in Brazil so I it was fun. Young people. I was Young too, but I believe there is room for everyone. I was there in 1995

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Lights and Action it is all here, the View, the buildings, the people and above all the atmosphere. Always worth a stroll to the Leiden Square

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Billericay, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

End of the day it's an area where you can relax, take in the architecture and dine at the same time. Has good transport links but of course you can walk. Not far at all from Dam square

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Lystrup, Denmark
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Nothing special about this place. Lots of people and lots of cafes and shops. When we were there, there was way too many people and it self almost suficating. And the street was filled with litter and dirt, it wasn't my favorite place

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Hasselt, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Lots of places to relax and have a drink and a variety of restaurants. We just popped into one that offered three different cuisines.

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Agra, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We took american hotel on this square so during our stay we can see all the activities on this place ,lots of cafés are there ,you can visit apple showroom lots of shops everything which makes you busy is there

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

We passed by Leidseplein every day, and it was bustling with tourists and locals alike...enjoying themselves. Plenty of eateries of so many varieties. Italian, steakhouses, chinese, Thai, Argentine..you are spoiled for choice..and the prices are so reasonable. There are also a few pubs with plenty of seating. The best thing is that its very well connected by trams from four... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Wall to Wall people....and if you are there in the Winter months, it gets dark early and that is kind of exciting as you can stop and enjoy numerous cups of Java and glasses of Beer in the many wonderful Cafes en route.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

If you like beer and company this is the place to go, with all kinds of street action on the go, you maybe able to see a elderly man in a thong doing acrobatic tricks on a pole, or polish music guy's playing country music, the weather has to be good to sit out and not miss

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Address: Address: Main entrances: Leidsestraat | Weteringschans, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam

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