Vondelpark - A Lovely Spot

Vondelpark is one of the nicest places in Amsterdam. It has been awarded by the National Inheritance of the Netherlands. For 150 years now, residents, tourists, businessmen, Hippies, musicians, artists, and many others have come to Vondelpark for a good time. Located in the southwest of the city centre, it attracts many guests from the Shelter Hostels. Enjoy a warm summer evening in Vondelpark with your friends or meet new people there. Borrow some skates or go for a run in the beautiful surroundings of Vondelpark. Even when the weather is less than ideal, you can have an awesome time at Vondelpark. Vondelpark offers several locations to hang out and drink a hot chocolate or eat something delicious while staying dry and watching the leaves or the rain fall.

Vondelpark is nice for everyone; young and old, no matter where you come from, no matter what brings you to this place, you’ll find a spot in Vondelpark. Don’t forget to add it to your itinerary for Amsterdam, and be one of the ten million visitors that enter Vondelpark every year.

Vondelpark - Open Air Theatre

Vondelpark is home to an open-air theatre and especially in June, July and August, the air is filled with the sound of free concerts. Famous artists and musicians play side by side with street musicians. Vondelpark unites people with a relaxed and fun time.

What’s in Vondelpark?

1. ‘t blauwe Theehuis (the blue tea house): A 1930’s modernist building with a café and restaurant inside.

2. Vondelpark Openluchttheater (open air stage)

3. Lawn Tennis Club

4. Groot Melkhuis: Famous timber-house restaurant right in the middle of Vondelpark

5. Kinderbadje: Swimming pool for children that opens in summer for Vondelpark visitors.

6. De Vondeltuin: Relaxed Café with backyard feeling, offering dinner and drinks as well as a playground for children and skates-rental to get around in Vondelpark.

What’s near Vondelpark?

1. Leidseplein: Well known square with a lot of shops, restaurants, bars, and entertainment around. Just north of Vondelpark.

2. Rijksmuseum: Dutch National Gallery filled with famous paintings, located in a huge neo-renaissance building east of Vondelpark.

3. Van Gogh Museum: Collection of paintings from the most famous Dutch painter - Vincent van Gogh - and other impressionistic painters of his time.

4. Stedelijk Museum: Modern Art of the last 15 years with changing exhibitions.

How to get to the Vondelpark?

Shelter City Hostel Amsterdam - Vondelpark

1. Turn left on Barndesteeg towards Nieuwmarkt.

2. Turn right onto Kloveniersburgwal.

3. Follow the street and cross the canal Rokin.

4. Pass the big city gate (Munttoren) on Muntplein, and follow Singel.

5. Turn left when you reach Koningplein.

6. Follow the street (crossing Leidseplein) until you cross a big street (Stadhouderskade S100).

7. Turn left and after one minute you will see Vondelpark on your right hand.

Shelter Jordan Amsterdam Hostel - Vondelpark

1. Turn left on Bloemstraat, out of the door.

2. Turn left onto Lijnbaansgracht and follow the street (canal on your right hand).

3. Turn right, when you reach Leidseplein, and cross the next big street (Stadhouderskade S100).

4. Turn left and after one minute you will see Vondelpark on your right hand.



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