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“Lots to choose from - sometimes TOO popular” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Leiden Square (Leidseplein)

Leiden Square (Leidseplein)
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$19.76*
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Amsterdam Pub Crawl
Ranked #41 of 482 things to do in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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141 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“Lots to choose from - sometimes TOO popular”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2012

You cannot get into Canal area (almost) without going thru Leidseplein. Unlimited choices of restaurants in nearby cross-streets - don't miss Taste of Culture Chinese restaurant on Lange Leidsedwarstraat (facing BK, take a right)

Visited October 2012
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Guisborough, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Lovely !”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2012

Lots of bars and restaurants
Music being played in the square
Regular trams too and from the Leidseplein
Lots of places to sit and have a drink in the sun

Visited October 2012
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Dublin. Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
“not far from the centre, go on down and enjoy it”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2012

not to far to go walk or tram wise, the drink is a bit pricey but get used to it, a lot to see and do, plenty of places to eat and drink.

Visited August 2012
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Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Love this "plein..."”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2012

This is a GREAT square, filled with different bars, restaurants, cafes etc...We found ourselves getting off the tram SPECIFICALLY to wander about this area, and were always able to tootle about for ages, finding new places to see etc.
LOTS of places to sit, chill and people watch...and just far enough from the madness of Dam Sq etc.. :)

Visited October 2012
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“The Best area of Amsterdam by far!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2012

Heading away in december and the only place that we would go to is here. We have never had any trouble and have alway been looked after the staff. Such places like Walk to Wok and the sports bar.

Visited January 2012
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