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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.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good42%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“apple store” (17 reviews)
“american hotel” (13 reviews)
“lively area” (14 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Leidsestraat | Weteringschans, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
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+31 20 422 3285
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"apple store"
in 17 reviews
"american hotel"
in 13 reviews
"lively area"
in 14 reviews
"ice rink"
in 21 reviews
"busy square"
in 28 reviews
"street performers"
in 29 reviews
"lots of shops"
in 14 reviews
"coffee shop"
in 17 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 11 reviews
"central station"
in 11 reviews
"the red light district"
in 14 reviews
"leidsestraat"
in 16 reviews
"bulldog"
in 41 reviews
"tourists"
in 67 reviews
"coffeeshops"
in 22 reviews
"beer"
in 57 reviews
"smoke"
in 21 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Lots of beer joints and cud be the best way to spend your day in summers. Full of people vibrant and positive place.

Thank VLimaye
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely sqaure to just chill and watch the world go by. Wonderful Dutch Architecture and a real sense of enjoying Dutch chilled way of life. Can be very busy.

Thank robsonmccabe
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Leiden square is filled with resturants and bars. Its so beautiful,vibrant and fun filled. Great place to walk around

Thank Rani S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is full of people and traffic. Very crowded. But there are many pubs, restaurants and cafes here.

Thank PETR D
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great place to visit, sit on a patio with a few beers seeing the world pass by in this wonderful liberal free city. Great cafes, sight seeing and enjoying the local city activity.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely a place to be when in the area. Sat outside in the sunshine or at night under massive umbrellas, this place is a tourist mecca. Great for chilling out & relaxing. Cut into two parts by the tram route but at least its clean...More

Thank david n
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Small square full of restaurants and shops. Definitely a happening place. Would take time to come and experience this lovely and happening area in Amsterdam.

Thank John F
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely a hotspot in Amsterdam, got some nice terraces, restaurants, shops and coffee shops. Always quite crowded.

Thank Melissa S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in Amsterdam definitely go to Leidseplein for bars, clubs, hotels, and outdoor venues. The public transportation runs directly to it, but be careful because public transportation closes early on week days and you will likely need to Uber home. Seemed like a...More

Thank lavidaviv
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of trendy little restaurants to choose from. We went to the Pantry - absolutely love this place for authentic Dutch food!!

Thank julianneh60
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Becki C
29 January 2018|
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Response from sgtshan | Reviewed this property |
The Hard Rock Amsterdam is right there, has indoor and outdoor seating, and a lot goinh on outside in the stereet
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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.
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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
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