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Address: Weteringschans 6-8 | Grachtengordel: East, 1017 SG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 31 20 626 45 21

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Great venue for live music. Many decent club nights.

No wifi. Semi large venue. The big hall holds 1500 capacity. Beautiful building. Two balconies. 3 halls, small hall holds 250 capacity. A lot of famous bands have performed... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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74 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

No wifi. Semi large venue. The big hall holds 1500 capacity. Beautiful building. Two balconies. 3 halls, small hall holds 250 capacity. A lot of famous bands have performed here. Diverse programme featuring local bands and DJs, but also upcoming bands and DJs. Famous names perform here too. Clean environment and the toilets are manned and cleaned regularly. The official... More 

Thank curtis-roy
Wigan, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Came here with a Dutch friend on Thursday night which we were informed was student night. Couldn't believe it when we went inside- one of the best night club venues I have been to!!! Spacious and not too cramped, HUGE fan of the smoking area located on the second floor- not used to inside smoking in England. Great music too!... More 

Thank 3m34
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went to RnB night at the Paradiso on a Thursday night.. I had a great time! Dancefloor area and Bar was smoke-free.. Upstairs had a designated smoking room interesting indeed! Old church setting which is always cool! 2 DJs mixing it up.. Great music! Funtimes!

Thank Eliza N
London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ive been there for the London calling and it was so good ! More than 6 bands playing and music till 5 in the morning. The atmosphere was great and it wasnt too crowded so I could really enjoy the music. recommend for sure!

Thank Francesca B
Wales, United Kingdom
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117 reviews
106 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Paradiso is a decent club. It was rather pricey, and the que took forever. But once inside it was great fun. I wasn't a big fan of many clubs in Amsterdam, I always preferred pubs and bars. But I would definitely recommend Paradiso!

Thank spencerlewis92
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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90 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

Paradiso is a very nice venue, for mainstream but also alternative music. I already did several metal concerts here and the sound was always great.

Thank Gross D
New York City, New York
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31 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

On my annual trip to Amsterdam I try to include 2-3 new venue/adventures. On my recent trip, a show at the famous Paradiso was a top priority. This converted church is quite beautiful on the inside with large stained glass windows gracing the main floor. I arrived a little early and thus got to see the end of the main... More 

Thank EdR7
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45 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Even if the concert is bad there's always the nice stained glass to look at. It can get crowded so come a bit early to have a good spot in front.

Thank Yerewn
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29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

This must be the the 7th time I've seen Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes at this atmospheric Amsterdam venue. The band love playing here as the sound and atmosphere in this converted church is great. Very appreciative crowd. You can sit upstairs on the balcony or the long bench downstairs. Nice to stand downstairs however and dance the night... More 

Thank Marion C
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82 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

Iconic club in a repurposed church. Has great. Concerts of the world's biggest and most obscure bands. Regular club night's afterwards

Thank Kaspar B

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