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Great place for a bite to eat

Lovely tree lined plaza with a nice array of pubs and bars away from the hustle & bustle of the old... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2018
Chaddesley Corbett, United Kingdom
Decent area for a stroll

I’d rather be on the canals than walking but sometimes a walk is ok. We did go for a walk here... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2018
Daniel A
Beijing, China
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Thorbeckeplein, 1017 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 5 October 2018

Lovely tree lined plaza with a nice array of pubs and bars away from the hustle & bustle of the old city. Much nicer atmosphere and very pleasant walk from Dam Square - well worth a visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 5 August 2018

I’d rather be on the canals than walking but sometimes a walk is ok. We did go for a walk here after a canal cruise. It was a pretty decent stroll.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 7 June 2018

This is a very pretty square with huge leafy trees in the summer, surrounded by cafes and restaurants with lots of terrace seating. Big statue at one end.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 19 February 2018

This is a nice little square with a statue of Johan Rudolph Thorbecke, who in the 1840s reformed the Dutch Constitution. There are some nice building to look at as well as some bars and cafes. It is a nice area to admire as we...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank PrestonGuild
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Although not as boisterous as the neighbouring square Rembrandtplein,,Thorbeckeplein is no less beautiful and is a superb square to visit. Beautiful buildings flank the square and there are some really nice bars and restaurants here including Coco's Outback ,Bastille Thorbeckeplein,Brazil Music Bar and many more...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank 293neilk
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

The square is lined on one side with bars, a night club and a coffee shop, on the other side with a hotel and a few restaurants. Main nice feature of this place is the outdoor pavillions fronting the bars on one side, which must...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank ClogsPL
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Thorbeckeplein is a small, cafe-lined square just off Rembrandtplein in central Amsterdam. The area is named after Johan Rudolph Thorbecke, the 19th century statesman who played a critical role in reforming the Dutch Constitution in the 1840s. You can see a statue to Thorbecke at...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank BradJill
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful and fun area, lots of restaurants, bars, and nightlife. Very safe, we never felt scared walking around even late at night.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank hlawlor24
Reviewed 16 March 2016

A not very big square,with a lot of restaurants and pubs with canal view at one of its ends.Nice atmosphere,probably nicer in summer days.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank zuv
Reviewed 16 September 2015

It's a small square next to the Rembrandt square. There is a statue of Johan Rudolph Thorbecke, a person who had an important roll in the Constitution of the Netherlands. It's used to be a place with bars but now it's famous with restaurants, live...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Solodam J
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Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of
tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists
and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the
best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe.
Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops
of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones
Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods
such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring
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