Clubbing in Amsterdam is likely to be a complete new experience. Amsterdam has built a strong name as a nightlife city and Dutch DJs are among the best of the world. Amsterdam especially has excellent electronic music of all kinds but the nightlife also offers other music styles.
The parties and clubs in Amsterdam are not centered around one specific square or place but are spread. For clubbing in Amsterdam you can go to a few places with a high number of bars and clubs. One of these is the Rembrandtplein. Here you can find larger clubs but also small bars. The famous club Escape is located here. This club attracts a large crowd of both locals and tourists and has popular electronic music of all kinds. At this square you will also find the clubs Club Home and Studio 80. Studio 80 offers slightly more alternative electronic music, Club Home plays all kinds of electronic music. The second famous square and party center is the Leidseplein. Besides a large amount of bars it counts three large well-known clubs. These are Paradiso, Melkweg and Sugar Factory.. All play different styles of music and have theme nights that can be found online on their websites.
Clubbing in Amsterdam is not just based on clubs and bars. Equally great are the hosted parties in random locations all over the city. These are usually a bit more expensive than the average entrance fee but also have better music and DJs. A great location is the Westergasfabriek, it used be a factory and has several buildings were parties frequently take place.
Clubbing in Amsterdam is well organized and several websites offer lists of all the parties in Amsterdam online. There are usually parties on all days of the week don’t end until late. Whether you will browse the internet for a perfect night or you will go barhopping around the squares, Amsterdam has a lot to offer for everyone.
Moving AroundOne of the greatest things about Amsterdam is that it is so easy to move around the city. One of the best forms of transport are bicycles. You can rent them for a day and cycle visiting various clubs and locations. And, while you are in, you can leave your cycle chained to one of the many bike racks outside.
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