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Thorbeckeplein

Thorbeckeplein, 1017 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Lovely Square

This is a very pretty square with huge leafy trees in the summer, surrounded by cafes and... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2018
Thomas V
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Oakland, California
Thorbeckeplein

This is a nice little square with a statue of Johan Rudolph Thorbecke, who in the 1840s reformed... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2018
PrestonGuild
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United Kingdom
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Thorbeckeplein, 1017 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
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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.

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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

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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

Thank Neil K
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Reviewed 23 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

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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

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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.

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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.

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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

Thank Solodam J
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Reviewed 28 August 2015

Thorbeckeplein is directly adjacent to Rembrandtplein. As a result, all of the Rembrandtplein pubs and eateries and people are accessible to Thorbeckeplein as well. You can sit at the southern end and enjoy a view of the canal.

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