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Levend Paardenmuseum De Hollandsche Manege

#96 of 219 Outdoor Activities in Amsterdam Features Animals
Vondelstraat 140, 1054 GT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 618 0942
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A wonderful place to go for coffee; ballroom, breeches and the smell of horse (if you're missing it!).

A beautiful arena and glamorous coffee bar. Well worth a visit for horse fans. It is possible to... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
Taunton, United Kingdom
Disorganisation and disappointment

Me and my partner are passionate horse riders and when we discovered this place in Amsterdam and we... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2017
Connor H
Sheffield, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Vondelstraat 140, 1054 GT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 618 0942
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

A beautiful arena and glamorous coffee bar. Well worth a visit for horse fans. It is possible to have a lesson here if you book in advance, either side saddle or astride.

Thank Pixie789
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Me and my partner are passionate horse riders and when we discovered this place in Amsterdam and we were very excited to visit! I messaged on Facebook about booking a lesson as my partner wanted to learn side saddle which they advertised. I was sent...More

Thank Connor H
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Tucked away just of the Vondelpark is the oldest equestrian centre in Amsterdam. Great to go and visit and have a coffee or tea from the friendly staff. The architecture is only stunning in this timeless piece of history with beautiful equines. It is signposted........More

Thank kingdom_warrior98
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Another great hidden gem in Amsterdam. Between the Overtoom and Vondelpark sits the oldest city stable in Europe. It's an indoor horse riding school housed in a beautiful building with huge riding arena and stables. But it's an interesting place for visitors for several reasons:...More

Thank Jerry-AMS_Calling
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Having a horse mad wife this is the first place we visited. She enjoyed sitting on the balcony and watching the children have their lesson while drinking our complimentary tea. The building harkens back to opulent beginnings but is slowly mouldering away. This does give...More

1  Thank I2925GRstepheng
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

On arrival we were warned that most of the horses were on Summer holiday and the entry was therfore discounted and included a tea or coffee. As a horse owner myself I really enjoyed seeing the traditional lay out and how it contrasts to modern...More

1  Thank Alexandra N
Reviewed 4 May 2016

I had a big smile on my face the whole time I was there. Took me back to my childhood when I had a pony. Loved the stables and the venue and watching the rider training.

Thank Denver49
Reviewed 24 January 2016

Our guidebook had raved about this place claiming it provided a unique opportunity to watch skilled horsemanship from an elegant cafe...... the smell of fresh hay confirmed we were in the right place...but we had to search for any horses ( found in their stalls)....More

3  Thank Cuckooscot
Reviewed 29 December 2015

Lonely Planet describes this place as an Amsterdam treasure and writes that entry is free. We paid 8 euros each and, during the next 45 minutes and a search of the establishment, we had seen but one girl leading one horse in circles. When we...More

1  Thank Fifejock
Reviewed 1 September 2015

This building was saved by the locals in this area as it was due to be bulldozered. You can get a real sense of what this place must have been like when Mozart played here back in the day. It is a bit grubby in...More

2  Thank plaistowboy
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