Vondelpark

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What is the Vondelpark?

The Vondelpark is an elongated city park that has evolved into a place/venue that hosts activities which bring people from all works of life together and this dates back all the way to 1865. The park is located in the Amsterdam South district, on the border with Amsterdam West district.

What is the Vondelpark Open Air Theater?

To give music a real stage, the City of Amsterdam set up the Vondelpark Open Air Theater in 1974 with a free cultural program for the city and her inhabitants. In 1864, a group of individuals led by Christiaan Peter van Eeghen came up with the initiative for the construction of a riding and strolling park.

Where to eat in the Vondelpark?

The Vondeltuin is a large terrace located in the southernmost part of the Vondelpark. The restaurant is open all day for a sandwich and in the evening visitors can enjoy a nice meal until 9 pm. If the weather is really nice, they’re open until midnight!

When was the Vondelpark Pavillon built?

In 1878 the Pavillon (English: Pavilion) was built to replace a wooden chalet built by Louis Paul Zocher. The Pavillon is currently known as the Vondelparkpaviljoen (English: Vondelpark Pavilion). The parks name officially became Vondelpark (English: Vondel Park) in 1880.

What is the history of Vondelpark?

The park was opened in 1865 and originally named Nieuwe Park (English: New Park), but later renamed Vondelpark, after the 17th-century playwright and poet Joost van den Vondel. The park has around 10 million visitors annually.

What to do in Vondelpark?

See all things to do Vondelpark 4.5 24,728 #5 of 905 things to do in Amsterdam Parks Visit website Call About Amsterdams most famous park was designed and built in 1850 and today is a popular place for tourists and residents who can enjoy a variety of outdoor activities such as biking, hiking, jogging and picnicking.

What makes Amsterdam’s Vondelpark so special?

The Netherlands is home to a lot of beautiful parks where people go to escape the hustle and bustle of city life and well as enjoy the healthy summer fresh air. Amsterdam’s Vondelpark isn’t just a piece of land covered in green vegetation, it is much than that.

What are the coordinates of Vondelpark Amsterdam?

Coordinates: 52°21′29″N 4°52′05″E / 52.358°N 4.868°E / 52.358; 4.868. The Vondelpark is a public urban park of 47 hectares (120 acres) in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

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