Friday Night Skate
Every Friday night (except in rain and snow), Vondelpark is the start of a 20km, two-hour-long mass skate through Amsterdam. It's open...
Near the Vondelpark's eastern end, the 19th-century Italian Renaissance-style Vondelparkpaviljoen is now a cafe-bar, Vondelpark3.
Architect Pierre Cuypers' favourite church, which he designed and built between 1870 and 1880, suffered from a lack of funds during...
Craving a tangerine-tinged gin and tonic with a side of prawn-filled bitterballen (croquettes)? Or a glass of sparkling wine and plate...
White-tiled and exposed-brick walls give this seafood specialist a breezy, oceanside feel. Oysters, crabs, lobster and lemon sole are...
Vondelpark 8a · interesting places nearby
Buried beneath the 1e Constantjin Huygensstraat bridge is the hidden Vondelbunker. A fallout shelter dating from 1947, it became Amsterdam's first youth centre in 1968 and was a hotbed of hippie creativity and activism. If the unmarked black metal doors are open you might catch an underground gig, film or 'activist salon'.