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Leiden Square (Leidseplein)

Leidsestraat | Weteringschans, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 422 3285
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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.
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Leidsestraat | Weteringschans, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 422 3285
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Reviewed 1 week ago

this is a prefect place to spend the evening after a hectic day of sigh seeing. plenty of options to choose from there are many restaurants in the vicinity. during the evenings its bustling with people and has a very friendly vibe to the whole...More

Thank Apurva S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Picadilly Circus of Amsterdam. Tacky and crowded full of annoying tourists from my perspective but some will like it.

Thank Donsafe
Reviewed 1 week ago

Actually my favorite square and where I normally stay when visiting Amsterdam. The trams from Centraal come down the Leidseplein and pass thru this square. Also trams cross town thru here also, so many trams to take to get here and get out of here....More

Thank bob2bkk
Reviewed 1 week ago

All of the above. Let me clarify. As an American who had lived overseas for over 17 years I could almost guarantee where you were from. You’re clothes, your attitudes, your lack of understanding the country you are visiting, etc., etc., etc. It is virtually...More

1  Thank Daryl G
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're in search for a Restaurant, Café or Clubs, look no further! This is a handy place to eat, drink and shop.

Thank Harry817
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is where all the tourists meet for their shopping and smoking. This is where the famous Bulldog Coffee Shop is located so most of the people there are touristing.

Thank mattosmarina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very small square with all the shops , restaurants, night clubs around you can also find here cinemas as well as apple store. This square has historical buildings and is very famous

Thank Pablo M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

bulldogs is the main coffeeshop in the square and worth the trip. variety is amazing. nice shops and dining

Thank jadoodling
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a handy place to stop for a bite to eat, as it's just round the corner from the Museumplein. Lots of choice, from traditional Dutch restaurants to a sports bar with all you can eat ribs.

Thank Anne S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Althought in complete renovation it's still one of focal points in Amsterdam. Lots of bars and clubs around, museumplein just round the corner. Have fun walking around:)

Thank Tsunami L
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Danny G
19 September 2017|
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Response from Omar O | Reviewed this property |
As Mike suggested and I have checked it in google map trams #1, #2 and #5 all take you from central station to Leidseplein.
Leon S
17 March 2017|
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Response from garylomas | Reviewed this property |
Hi, As you walk into the square from the main road, go to the left side of the square, bottom corner to halfway there is a nice coffee shop that you have to go down 7 steps or so, good juice, coffe, and staff, relaxed... More
Nina M
14 July 2016|
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Response from Mae-and-Abdulla | Reviewed this property |
The taxi fare is about Euro 50. We usually take one from the taxi stand just outside the ariport...but we've also reserved taxis online. You can see the reviews on TripAdvisor.