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Amsterdam's most famous park was designed and built in 1850 and today is a popular place for tourists and residents who can enjoy a variety of outdoor activities such as biking, hiking, jogging and picnicking.
Love this place, close to my son's house. I visit it each time that I travel to Amsterdam. Nice coffee places inside, very local, playground for children, amazing lanscapes, rosegarden and enjoyable sourrondings...but, of course, crowed by bikes !
I had some free time and decided to run around the park. It is a very beautiful place, much nicer and prettier than Central Park for example ( although it is much smaller). I will suggested to ride a bike or simply walk around the...More
Vondel was a Dutch writer / philosopher. Maybe he wandered around the park meditating. It really is a lovely park and if you have a few hours in between flights (Schiphol is quite nearby) as I did it is extremely relaxing in the middle of...More
Lovely park for a picnic or just a relax on a warm sunny day, we enjoyed walking through the park with lots of cyclists using it as a thoroughfare and joggers/runners enjoy the pathways and mothers with prams/strollers having a moment to themselves.
This large greenspace not far from the Museum Quarter offers a peaceful back-to-nature experience with lots of paths winding past ponds, wooded areas and lawns. On the Sunday morning I visited I saw families, cyclists, joggers, yoga classes, tai chi groups, birdwatchers, dog training groups...More
Top sites to see in this attractive and affluent part of town include the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum, to name but two of the highly acclaimed museums of the aptly named Museum Quarter. And if you need a break from all the fantastic art, there’s the Neoclassical Concertgebouw music hall and Vondelpark, the city’s largest park. Shopaholics and luxury brand connoisseurs will love exploring the high-end shopping
destinations of PC Hooftstraat, Van Baerlestraat, Cornelis Schuytstraat, and Jacob Obrechtstraat, where even the shop window displays are of museum quality. In the evenings, when the museums close and the daytrippers head home, the area becomes a quiet oasis of calm with a sophisticated and urbane tone.
The park is open 24 hrs but not advisable to be there at night. Tram 2 and 3 and any tram to Leidsplein which is near the casino American Hotel and Marriott Hotel. You walk across the street and you are there. Vondel was a... More
The park is open 24 hrs but not advisable to be there at night. Tram 2 and 3 and any tram to Leidsplein which is near the casino American Hotel and Marriott Hotel. You walk across the street and you are there. Vondel was a 17th century poet.