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Leiden Square (Leidseplein)

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Address: Leidsestraat | Weteringschans, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 31204223285
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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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Lively part of Amsterdam

Great area for shopping with trams taking you to the center of Amsterdam. A wide choice of restaurants from the coffee shop to sports bars, italian, chinese, argentinian. Well... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Biot, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great area for shopping with trams taking you to the center of Amsterdam. A wide choice of restaurants from the coffee shop to sports bars, italian, chinese, argentinian. Well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Really good location to stay in Amsterdam visited twice and found this location the best for everything really. In the centre of all attractions good for food for any price range, good coffee shops and friendly members of staff in all places visited. Favourite places would be: Hard Rock Cafe quite dear but good food and amazing drinks, bull dog... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great location! Surrounded by a lot of restaurants and nightclubs! We stayed odd Lange leiderstraat so we were right in the middle of things! Not to mention the trams go directly to and from this location!

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Chessington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Leiden Square is a great place for nightlife. Lots of good bars., local and tourist, and places to eat. Situated a short walk from the red light district. If you like going out at night, you must visit here, lively on a weekend

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First stayed here over 30 years ago. The whole atmosphere has changed -- the once quiet square has been filled with tramlines -- and more being installed.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

loads of restaurants around this place and a great place to go for nightlife. has some nice buildings and places to see near it too.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were using the train trip from Amsterdam to Delft to see some other interesting places, one of them was Leiden. Great architecture and fun!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved walking up and down this area, checking out all the fun architecture and shops. There are several restaurants which have 'all you can eat' or good deals posted on their menus outside, so you can browse around and decide what 'food mood' you are in. This area also has one of my favorite coffeeshops, Rookies. Highly recommend! Friendly staff,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must to see, full of tourists and locals. Great places to eat, large variety and the Square is also near other attractions.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The one shame about my recent trip to Amsterdam is that there are widespread tram line improvement works going on at present with many roads dug up..one of these is around Leidseplein and rather spoils its natural attractiveness somewhat. Will be ok when all the works have been completed.

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