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Artplein Spui

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Oct 24, 2018
“Small Spui square with lots of really good restaurants and shops”
Aug 12, 2018
“Small but friendly art market”
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An open-air art exhibit held every Sunday.
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Spui Square, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 24 October 2018

The Artplein Spui or Spui as the locals call it is crossroads near the University of Amsterdam, and the Flower Market. There are many fine restaurants in this square. It is on the main above ground tram line.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tvler8
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for sunday art market. Only about 10-12 stands but the art is affordable, local and the artists are very happy to describe their work. Worth a visit, with some nice cafes nearby.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 14 June 2018

This is a very pleasant square and a crossroads in town. Places to eat and drink, and trams. There is a market on some days.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Spui is a small square on a major tram route and is nicely cobbled. Often nothing is here but you can sit down on benches & watch the world go by. On Sundays, there is a nice art market here with many original works.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank david n
Reviewed 27 October 2016

If you are visiting attractions like Begijnhof and Amstedam Museum on a Sunday, you might want to check out the open art market held at Spuiplein, just to the south of Begignhof. From 10am to 6pm local artists setup stalls and display paintings, drawings, handmade...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We stumbled across this art show after having dinner at Luxembourg. It was a neat little show. We have a few birds at home, so these prints caught our eye. The artist was very friendly and wrapped our piece of art securely for its trip...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Thedevelopingimage
Reviewed 23 July 2016

I much preferred this town square to the much more well-known Dam Square. Full of shops, bookstores, bars and restaurants and also a fun art show on Sundays, this is a great place to grab a glass of wine (or to eat in nearby Kantjil...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 25 May 2016

A very VERY short street but what a lovely place to check out local artist IMO. It was a lovely sunny morning when i came across this place on my walk from my hotel NH City Center towards the Dam Square. The stall holders whom...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 13 May 2016

This square is very nice also without the art market. The building all around are some of the oldest in Amsterdam, including a gothic church. The art market is very diversified, there is everything what you can immagine. My only questions - who buys this...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank 545medva
Reviewed 22 April 2016

Located within the grounds spui square, is this quirky art market, where artist and craftsmen are selling there wonderful creations, nice to just cruise around the stalls on a sunday.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank JnVSydney
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and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the
best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe.
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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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