Leidseplein

Leidseplein

Leidseplein is particularly well-known for its outdoor cafes, clubs and many, many restaurants that are in the streets around it. There are several theaters here, and also a few cinemas.

Leidseplein tends to be the centre of celebration if soccer club Ajax wins a trophy or a championship. The city authorities rather see the celebrations outside the city centre (near the Amsterdam ArenA stadium), as the atmosphere can sometimes lead to riots.

Just off Leidseplein, at the south-east end, you find a few streets that are full of restaurants (at Korte Leidsedwarsstraat and Lange Leidsedwarsstraat). In the summer season there's a large outdoor cafe on the square.

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Chicago Social Club

Chicago Social Club

Outdoor cafes on Leidseplein

Outdoor cafes on Leidseplein

Bulldog coffeeshop @ Leidseplein

Bulldog coffeeshop @ Leidseplein

City Theater cinema

City Theater cinema

Stadsschouwburg

Stadsschouwburg

Ice skating rink Leidseplein

Ice skating rink Leidseplein

Leidseplein

Leidseplein

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