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Blijburg (Happy Village) - CLOSED

Address: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Type: Beaches, Cultural
Activities: Sunbathing
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Wirral
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Found out about the city beaches in amsterdam from the tourist guide-artificially created sandy beaches to play/sunbathe but only blijburg had water so you could swim. Took tram 26 from central station to ijburg then there was a considerable trek to find the infamous beach! Turned out to be a tacky cigarette strewn pile of builders sand with a couple... More

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Nuremberg, Germany
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68 reviews 68 reviews
15 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2012

Being from Southern California, would not expect to see a "beach" nor a "beach bar" in Amsterdam, but here it is! Awesome, I felt like I was in Venice, seriously, loved it. Sunny and warm, could not have asked for a more perfect day in Amsterdam. We walked here from Camping Zeeburg, another reason to stay there.

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Toronto, Canada
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424 reviews 424 reviews
165 attraction reviews
163 helpful votes 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2012

We took the #26 tram to Blijburg beach. It was a great afternoon spent in what felt like a lost hippie commune. The beach has such a wonderfully relaxed feel, we could have stayed at the pub all day enjoying the great food, home brewed witte beer and listening to the band.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

A beach with a sign: YOU ARE HERE A fire place Musicians Moonlight Best place to go for a lazy Sunday afternoon, (you will probably not leave before midnight)

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Huizen, The Netherlands
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126 reviews 126 reviews
54 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2012

Always windy, cold water, but a good feel/atmosfere. A bit of a quirky collection of buildings, could do with a bit more structure

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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58 reviews 58 reviews
27 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2011

city beach with hippies, free atmosphere, it changes a lot..so check the new reviews

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