The square is very large, with cars coming and going, people coming and going, and people and cars are intertwined. Although people and cars are mixed, under the dispatch of traffic lights, they appear to be orderly and do not interfere with each other.
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One side of the canal, the water is sparkling
The tram track on the other side, jingle bells
Leidseplein, Leidseplein, is one of the two famous commercial squares in the center of Amsterdam.
Rembrandtplein and Leidseplein are known as Amsterdam’s nightlife.
Leidseplein is located in the southwest of the Grachtengordel district of Amsterdam, adjacent to the northeast of the Singel Canal; Leidsestraat, Weteringschans, and Marnixstraat meet here.
Leiden Street was originally the carriageway leading to Leiden; Leiden Square was the starting point of the carriageway.
It can also be said that Leiden Square today has nothing to do with Leiden, just like Nanjing Road in Shanghai has nothing to do with Nanjing.
By the way, Leiden is a city in the western part of the Netherlands, in the northeast of The Hague, about forty minutes from both The Hague and Amsterdam. In the 12th century, Leiden resembled a castle complex and was founded as a city in 1,266. Today it is one of the largest cheese and beef markets in the Netherlands.
Leidseplein, the most famous is the Stadsschouwburg Theater, which is like a landmark, and the area is full of tourists at night; it is also bustling during the day, because the square and adjacent streets are lined with restaurants, cafes, bars, and hotels.
Choy Sum, Cheese, Beef Patties in Sandwich
The canal, sparkling water, reflecting the bustling and boat songs
Tram, jingle bells, shuttle history and legends
Leiden Square is very lively. There are a lot of people coming in during the day or at night. It is the main commercial square in Amsterdam. It is surrounded by many shops, restaurants and shops. Just come here for shopping and eating.
Shopping, cafe is a great place, many locals will go there for coffee and a few drinks. If you want to experience local life, this place is worth a visit
We stay in this square, which is always bustling and busy. There are many restaurants, clubs, shops, and many tourists and locals here. This is a vast open square where you can see what life in Amsterdam is like.