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Leiden Square (Leidseplein)

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Address: Main entrances: Leidsestraat | Weteringschans, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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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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Its a smaller square but just as delightful. It has a chessboard and there is always a match going on. Its a more commercialized setting but, again, there is always something... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
wandwood
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Lansing, Michigan

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Lansing, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Its a smaller square but just as delightful. It has a chessboard and there is always a match going on. Its a more commercialized setting but, again, there is always something going on. This is my second favorite next to Rembrandt Square.

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Egmond aan Zee, The Netherlands
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

When you're in Amsterdam and you want a bit of action, you have to visit the Leidseplein. It's all there. Nightlife, restaurants, bars, theatre, casino. Very well connected to everything else by tram, THE means of transportation around the city.

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Thank MartijnMulder
Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lively square and surrounds. Many restaurants, eateries and bars and entertainment venues. Good transport links - trams 1,2 and 5

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Thank Colstar66
Guildford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Area full of restaurants, bars, coffeeshops, and shopping very close by. Very lively area and definitely recommend for a night out, or for a place to eat.

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Glasgow, Scotland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Passed through the square on the tram and also walked through several times. Didn't seem like anything special but maybe because it was January and wet and cold.

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Thank Taxidevil
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of restaurants. An ice rink is built in the winter and lots of food kiosks around it. Festive square. Central to all other attractions.

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Thank MaySawa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well leidsplein is where the biggest Bulldog is. So it will be you daily routine to come here. And other than that there are really cool pubs and coffees around the center. It is so colorful. It is also so close to Museumplein. You can walk from Hard Rock Coffee to her easily

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Thank Ilkim E
Bradford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This area is full of restaurants and bars and we ended up eating here most nights. The area constantly has a buzz day and night. We only seen it as we went past on the tram and decided to jump off and take a look and what a find it was. The only downside is that it's quite expensive for... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

LEIDSEPLEIN ( LEIDEN AQUARE) is a fantastic party square in the heart of Amsterdam. There are so many pub's,bar's and restaurant's that having a great night out here is never hard to find. DAN MURPHY'S IRISH PUB,HOOPMAN'S,CAFE REYNDERS,LE PUB,THE BULLDOG to name but a few of the many great place's to enjoy yourself. The architecture around here is also amazing,classic... More 

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Millau, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very lively square with loads of cafes and bars! Great place to start your night out. a bit expensive though.

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