Leidseplein, Amsterdam

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Choose your spot among hundreds of bars and clubs at Leidseplein, one of the city's famous nightlife hubs. The square has trams, boutiques, and a vibrant atmosphere filled with street performers. Have a coffee in the open air while people-watching and breathing in the youthful vibe of the site, or grab a pint in a lively Irish bar. Neon lights and raw bass are guaranteed at the square. You can also have a sightseeing spree and view architectural marvels such as the Stadsschouwburg theater, a Neo-Renaissance structure that hosts the Dutch National Ballet. Put Leidseplein into our Amsterdam trip itinerary builder site and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Very lively square with great tram access. Loads of bar/restaurants in area. Kick back with a beer and enjoy .  more »
  • A bustling area with lots of Bars and Restaurants, close to the In the process of having major works on the Tram rails and bridge but when finished it will be nice. Close enough to walk to Vondleparc ...  more »
  • If throngs of crowds and tourists is what you want, then you will love it here. Of course, you will probably pass by here a couple of times a day as you traverse the city on foot or trams. All shops, ...  more »

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