Amsterdam Leidseplein Square Area

If you are visiting Amsterdam you will soon realize that this city is relatively small compared to other European top destinations such as London, Paris or Rome. Nevertheless, you will come across many attractions that will be hard to choose between and you might end up missing out on the best places to visit because you didn’t pick the right ones for you.

Every tourist should experience Amsterdam’s vibrant nightlife and the place to do this is at Leidseplein and in the direct Leidseplein square area. The Canal Ring located here is a square that is filled with bars, clubs and casinos. You’re bound to meet many Dutch locals here as this is where the party never stops. You have the option of partying, watching a live music show, having a nice meal at one of the trendy restaurants or seeing a performance at the beautiful Stadsschouwburg Theatre.

Get to know Leidseplein square area in Amsterdam

You may get a little confused in this area, as there are so many options in and around the Leidseplein. Just over 200 meters away to the southeast is Weteringschans. Weteringschans is located in the middle of the city and is surrounded by many Amsterdam attractions that could keep you busy for days such as the Rijksmuseum, the Van Gogh Museum or the Vondelpark. This is one of the best spots in Amsterdam for sightseeing and exploration and you’ll be happy to know that everything is in close walking distance! Whatever you’re looking for – history, culture, coffee shops, art, shopping – it’s all here in this part of town.

Not far from Leidseplein, you will find the two most visited museums in Amsterdam. In the Rijksmuseum, you can admire over 5000 paintings by leading Dutch and Flemish masters such as Frans Hals and Jan Steen. Entry to the Rijksmuseum will be free if you own the I Amsterdam Card, so make sure to check our offers to learn more about this prepaid attraction pass including the best museums, tours and even cruises. Yet another renowned Amsterdam attraction that is very close by is the Van Gogh Museum. You will be crazy to miss out on the largest collection of the most famous painter in the world! Tickets for this unique museum are not cheap, but the I Amsterdam City Card also grants you free entry to the Van Gogh Museum as well as a skip the line option. Find out more about the best things to see and do in Amsterdam on our website!

Amsterdam Super Saver: Zaanse Schans Windmills, Delft and The Hague Day Trip

Immerse yourself in the charm of the Netherlands with this combination of two best-selling tours at a discounted price. Take a morning tour from Amsterdam to see the famous Zaanse Schans windmills and the quaint fishing villages of Marken and Volendam. Then, continue your day trip from Amsterdam with visits to two don't-miss Dutch cities: Delft and The Hague. If time is tight and you'd like to travel beyond Amsterdam, this action-packed, full-day tour shows you the best of the Netherlands. Even better, you'll enjoy about a 10% discount when you buy these tours in this way.

USD 92.65$

Zaanse Schans Windmills, Marken and Volendam Half-Day Trip from Amsterdam

Leave Amsterdam behind for a few hours and discover the surrounding Dutch countryside and its wonderful windmills! Drive through idyllic landscapes criss-crossed with canals, see authentic wooden houses and old-fashioned cheese-making in Volendam. Watch a shoemaker make clogs in Marken, and capture photos of the windmills the Netherlands is famous for in the picturesque village of Zaanse Schans. Throughout this half-day trip, listen to commentary about the history, culture and sights of the Netherlands.

USD 46.33$

Bruges Day Trip from Amsterdam

Discover Bruges – one of the most captivating cities in Belgium – on this day trip from Amsterdam. After traveling to Bruges by coach, you will receive a brief overview of city sights from your knowledgeable guide. Then, enjoy 5 full hours exploring the churches, canals and lace shops of Bruges on your own. See the Begijnhof, the city gates and the eye-catching windmills. And indulge in some delicious Belgian chocolates on your ride back to Amsterdam!

USD 81.07$

I amsterdam Card - City Pass for Amsterdam

Simplify your trip to Amsterdam with the I Amsterdam City Card, a pass that gives you free admission to museums and public transport throughout the city. Gain free entry to 38 museums including the Van Gogh Museum, Rembrandthuis Museum and Hermitage Amsterdam. Enjoy unlimited free public transport, a free canal cruise and discounts on attractions and restaurants. This pass is the perfect way for independent travelers to make the most of their time in Amsterdam and save money too!

USD 56.75$

Keukenhof Gardens and Tulip Fields Tour from Amsterdam

Experience the world-famous Keukenhof Gardens on this hassle-free tour from Amsterdam. Travel by comfortable coach through the Netherlands’ countryside filled with blooming flower fields, and then enjoy three hours walking through the Keukenhof Gardens at your leisure. Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy among the vibrant display of millions of spring tulips!

USD 57.91$