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Nieuwmarkt, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Nieuwmarkt, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Red Light District (De Wallen)
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

High five, A+, go here! Great little pancakes, great burgers, great advice. And he's so friendly, don't pass this up!

Thank tw2016916
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Its a much overhyped place. If you walk around a littlw bit then there are tens of restaurants who serve better food with great seatings. I ordered a burger and for the first time in my "burger ordering" history, I was shocked to see them...More

Thank gauravgg
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nieuwmarkt is a pretty major station though as most of it is underground, you don't see much from the square itself. The latter is dominated by the old weighing station. Usually on one side there are a few stalls including a popular herring one.

Thank david n
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So Amsterdam, so nice to be in this neighbourhood. There is everything, good Chinese food around the corner. This square has lots of good restaurants too, like Cafe Bern. And it's a great place to meet up and walk around. Never a dull moment.

Thank FayeInAmsterdam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For years this was the only place I could get a burger from this little stall, that actually tasted like a burger. As the times have changed, I've noticed that the vendors have improved in their wares and food. What I really like is the...More

Thank AJVaughnDOTcom
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Restaurants of all descriptions - Thai, Chinese, Argentine steakhouses, Burger joints and local cuisine. Waffle and ice cream parlours. Numerous pubs and bars. Good outdoor vibe without any hassle.

Thank B0ring0ldfart
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Super little square with great bars and cafes, we sampled the organic market on the Saturday and the flea market on Sunday. Great place for drinks , breakfast , lunch and dinner. Set back just a block from the red light distract but you would...More

Thank Dave S
Reviewed 12 June 2017

This is a great area - by day there are markets and lots of touristy landmarks to see, by night you've got restaurants, cafes, bars all open till really late with people flowing out onto the streets. People chatting, dancing to music, meeting up and...More

Thank BarbieMegaTraveller
Reviewed 20 May 2017

The open market was considered as part of China Town with many restaurants, shops and cafes around. Open markets opened daily and particularly during weekends. A nice place to stroll around to experience what the Asians did during normal hours.

Reviewed 29 December 2016

Nieumarkt is the square bordering the eastern side of De Wallen. It's surrounded by restaurants and the De Waag is located there. Despite its name it's one of the older parts of the city. It's beautiful and picturesque. On New Years eve it's a war...More

Thank Sam L
Red Light District (De Wallen)
To visit Amsterdam and not explore De Wallen (the
Dutch name for this area) or to go only to gawk at its
saucier aspects would mean missing the opportunity to
view some of the city’s most picturesque canals,
historic landmarks, and impeccably presented examples
of traditional local architecture – not to mention
Amsterdam’s own Chinatown, Europe’s largest Buddhist
temple and more local treasures. Sure, there are some
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