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Johnny Jordaanplein / Beeld Johnny Jordaan

corner Prinsengracht & Elandsgracht, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Cool spot

So you can see few sculptures of Dutch singers and artists around small playground. Cool place for... read more

Reviewed May 19, 2017
Tal R
Interesting resting spot

The little Johnny Jordaan park was recently renovated and now sports a comfy bench for resting in... read more

Reviewed April 17, 2017
Komorow, Poland
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May 19, 2017
“Cool spot”
Apr 17, 2017
“Interesting resting spot”
corner Prinsengracht & Elandsgracht, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed May 19, 2017

So you can see few sculptures of Dutch singers and artists around small playground. Cool place for a rest.

Thank Tal R
Reviewed April 17, 2017 via mobile

The little Johnny Jordaan park was recently renovated and now sports a comfy bench for resting in the shade of trees, in front of which are positioned iconic characters of the Jordaan music scene, amongst which most prominently Johnny Jordaan. Lovely picturesque spot to take...More

Thank Rutgerek
Reviewed October 11, 2016

You can find Johnny Jordaan Plein along Prinsengracht at the intersection with Elandsgracht. Here you can see a short curved wall in front of a sculpture collection of Dutch musicians Johnny Jordaan, Tante Leen, Johny Meyer, Manke Nelis as well as Jan & Mien. It...More

Thank BradJill
Reviewed August 24, 2016

This great neighbourhood de Jordaan loves music from Amsterdam, and in the summer is also the Jordaan Festival celebrating this love for music. During the weekend I like to walk on Elandsgracht for weekly shopping. .

Thank FayeInAmsterdam
Reviewed March 15, 2016

come back next year and have a look what they made of it. it used to be a generator house in the middle of the street with some street art on it with the statues of Folk singer "Johny Jordaan"

Thank mike020ins
Reviewed June 14, 2015

It is a small square in the Jordaan (an area in Amsterdam). After Johhny Jordaan passed away in 1989, people wanted to remember this Jordaan's singer, by making his statue and put it on this square. Nowadays you see 4 other statues, all the musician...More

Thank Solodam J
Reviewed December 29, 2014

Went looking for this attraction then stumbled upon it. Found it interesting and unusual at the same time. Think locals would have a better understanding than us foreigners, Nice reminder to the sounds of old Dutch folk singers. Take your pictures still more to discover...More

Thank julesten2016
Reviewed October 9, 2014

We were walking along the side of one of the many canals in Amsterdam when we came across this group of sculptures. We had never heard of Johnny Jordaan so I took a photo to remind us to look him up on Wikipedia when we...More

3  Thank Brucestewart
Reviewed July 8, 2014

Not much too it but worth a look if passed, - rated very good as it was a good surprise and a little Oasis of calm just off the busy canal side- felt very 'local' rather than touristy all of a sudden... So walk by...More

Thank Properttyphoon
Reviewed June 20, 2014 via mobile

We, 4 Singapore ladies stayed in an old dutch house near Johnny Jordaan Plein during our holiday in April 2014. Walking to this area became our daily activity. There is a nostalgic charm to this area, and what dutch people say " Gezellig" feeling. You...More

1  Thank Livelaughlovehi5
One of Amsterdam’s most preferred outdoor markets and
some of the city’s favorite watering holes are but two
of the many reasons to save ample time for a stroll
through this especially convivial warren of narrow
streets with its unfair share of quirky shops and
quality galleries. Historically a haven for the
working class and emigrants, these days the Jordaan is
better known as an enclave for artists and designers.
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