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Address: Weteringschans 6-8 | Grachtengordel: East, 1017 Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Stadsdeel Zuid)
Phone Number: 31 20 626 45 21
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Ranked #20 of 174 Nightlife in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Bar/ Clubs, Nightlife
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Type: Bar/ Clubs, Nightlife

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Zaventem, Belgium
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Superb venue. Rather small and cosy. Went to see Kraftwerk Jan 16th 2015. Free toilets, paying vestiaire (1.5€).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Former church. One of the top venues in Holland for many years . Good festivals like London Calling.Wide range of bands who play there.Lot of new bands.Easy to get there by bus or tram. Near the Leidseplein( 1 min).

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Returned to a gig at the Paradiso after 33 years. Loved it at 21, still love the venue at 54! Interesting architecturally, brilliant acoustics, and a fun crowd of all ages. Its good to find a venue like this still going strong.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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77 reviews 77 reviews
31 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Absolutely great club , but it gets very hot and crowded. Watched there Bombay bicycle club and must say the sound was really really good. Bars in good location, indoor smoking area just not enough toilets. Very lively and friendly atmosphere.

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Houston, Texas
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

In Amsterdam for the London Calling Festival at Paradiso since our son's band (#wildchild) was playing. What a cool venue, in a great location ... Phenomenal stage, awesome bartenders, great sound. This 1500-capacity (?) room manages to feel intimate and has excellent equipment which is expected from the cities premier music spot, I guess (though it's not always the case!)... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We originally were drawn to the area by some of the other clubs (Chicago, Milkweg), but the lines were too long so we went here instead. It's a huge venue with tons of floor space, so even though it was very busy inside, it didn't feel like you were crowded in like sardines. Decent music with a mix of top... More 

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Zaandijk, The Netherlands
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I've been to Paradiso quite a few times and pretty much all of my experiences have been positive. I have to say that I've only been there for concerts, never on club/dance nights or whatever. First of all, it looks gorgeous, both on the inside and outside. It used to be a church building, but it appears that its true... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Amazing venue. It is an old church made into a club. Lots of Musicians play this venue you name them theyve played the paradiso. located right on leidesplein square.

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Wroclaw, Poland
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93 reviews 93 reviews
21 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

We saw Michael Franti at the Paradiso which was an awesome concert in the heart of Amsterdam. The venue is pretty cool and a lot of musicians have played here so a neat experience to see a concert if one is playing here while you are traveling through. One thing to know ahead of time, they make you pay a... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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42 reviews 42 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Been to paradiso twice on my trip to amsterdam. Like many of the breweries and bars around this is another church converted to club. Once i went in it had some live gig playing. and another time it was a club night. The staff at rude at entrance and on cloak room ( though i have never seen a polite... More 

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