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Spaarndammer en Zeeheldenbuurt, Amsterdam
  • Adrián M.
    "... park, even bigger than Vondelpark, in the former premises of a gas processing..."(3 Tips)
    Adam N.
    "The best park in Amsterdam, especially in the summertime."(3 Tips)
    Amsterdam Magazine
    "biking farther west of westergasfabriek"(2 Tips)
    "boys or brewskys"(2 Tips)
60 Tips and reviews
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  • Erin W.
    Erin WeigelMay 29, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Fantastic park for walking your dog! You can walk for an hour or more on the off-leash paths from end to end. Plenty of swimming areas for your dog to cool down in the summer. We love it here!
  • Adrián M.
    Adrián MorenoMay 31, 2015
    Awesome park, even bigger than Vondelpark, in the former premises of a gas processing factory. They preserve some of the buildings for cafes and restaurants, and there's lot of natural to walk or bike
  • Jenia K.
    Jenia KunstApril 21
    You are lucky person if you live or stay close to the Westerpark. It is large park with channels, ponds, swamps and green gardens. Nice cafes are located closer to the city center.
  • Jan K.
    Jan KostelijkJuly 17, 2015
    Great park to chill after work. It's never too crowded. There's two parts, one that's a real park with a lake and trees, and another part that is 'cultuurpark' without trees so with a lot of sun.
  • Önder C.
    Önder CeylanAugust 4, 2016
    A park with a culture. It has art galleries, event halls, jazz club, dance clubs in it. It's a regular host for a number of music and food festivals, especially in summertime.
  • Benjamin H.
    I love this park as it's very local. Great to both cycle and walk through. Always packed on a sunny day. Some of the events held here are fanatic
  • Spotted by Locals - city guides by locals
    Petting zoo and playgrounds for kids, and cafes and bars for all the adults. Not to mention the summer festivals! Read more
  • Adam N.
    Adam NowekJanuary 12, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    The best park in Amsterdam, especially in the summertime. Lots of wide open space for a picnic, plenty of festivals, and cool bars.
  • Astrid J.
    Astrid JunghansApril 24, 2016
    A little bit of everything: playground, animals, bars and restaurants, movie theater and green areas close to the water to lie in the sun.
  • Mugsy M.
    Mugsy MalloneOctober 3, 2014
    No. 3 best park in Amsterdam. The venues located at the side of the park are divers, creative and delicious!
  • Joris
    JorisJuly 23
    You can sit in a more open area or next to the trees. Great place to relax and unwind with friends.
  • Amsterdam Magazine
    Amsterdam MagazineFebruary 3, 2011
    Picnics, bars, clubs, cinema, galleries, this park has it all! Try biking farther west of westergasfabriek for serene nature including tons of hopping bunnies.
  • Thomas M.
    Thomas MeijerApril 24, 2015
    Lovely park where you can just chill and relax with friends. Or play some football. Less busy than Vondelpark
  • Sacha
    SachaMay 30, 2014
    Sunday Market - first Sunday of the month - is awesome! Great food and artisan market by the old gas factory.
  • Léa T.
    Léa TalocAugust 12, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Good place for enjoy sunny afternoon or an evening bbq with friends !
  • Neil
    NeilMay 22, 2010
    Been here 100+ times
    A great place for....most things you would like to do in a park. Picnic, relaxing strolls, soak in some sun, go for a run, people watch etc. Also, it's not as busy as Vondelpark so that's a bonus
  • Ilse v.
    Ilse van EckJune 6, 2013
    Use a free plastic plaid, which can be found near several entrances, under your own plaid as the ground is very moisty.
  • Mykolas P.
    Mykolas PetrauskasDecember 6, 2015
    A very nice park, great barbecues! Nice to drop by one of many cool places in Westergasfabriek.
  • Anthea B.
    Anthea BairdOctober 17, 2016
    Always something happening here. Lots of great bars or grab an ice cream and wander through the park.
  • Deniz D.
    Deniz D.November 27, 2014
    Great park. I would spend most of my time there if I was living in Amsterdam.
  • David I.
    David IwanowFebruary 7, 2015
    This place is amazing in summer and they have weekend markets
  • Dutch A.
    Dutch AlphaWolfMay 17, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Great to sit on the grass near the water in the old part of the park ;-)
  • Mendel B.
    Mendel BoumanMarch 28, 2010
    On a sunny day, unexpectedly call a close friend or preferably a loved one. Go to Westerpark in Amsterdam with some food and drinks and enjoy each other's company in the sun :)
  • Karlijn M.
    Karlijn MollMarch 25, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Great parc, really long strip to walk the dog without a leash.
  • Chase
    ChaseJuly 16, 2016
    Absolutely beautiful and large park! Great for biking
  • Edwin H.
    Edwin HOctober 3, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    Great to run here. You can go all the way to Haarlem if you feel like.
  • Pascal B.
    Pascal BirchlerMay 28, 2016
    Lovely park with great shops, bars etc.
  • Tendelle S.
    Tendelle SheuMay 18, 2016
    Bunnies bunnies bunnies! Lots of bunnies come out and play after dark 🐰
  • Ruben V.
    Ruben VeenendaalJune 24, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    Use your mobile tag reader to find out more about the history of the buildings and the setup of the park. Mobile tags can be found all around the park. Scan and enjoy!
  • Bettina K.
    Bettina KastMarch 1, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Come here on a sunny Sunday afternoon and hang out at the water like everyone else.
  • Indy H.
    Indy HollwayMarch 18
    Been here 5+ times
    A nice park, big and beautiful, good for long walks
  • Peter K.
    Peter KuijpersApril 7, 2015
    Relaxed and chill atmosphere! Great People and party's!
  • Daniël v.
    Bring a barbecue and don't put it straight on the grass or a bored cop might fine ya.
  • Carl G.
    Carl GriffinDecember 5, 2015
    Largest park near the centre of the city.
  • Marnix F.
    Marnix FranssenApril 6, 2015
    Nice place to go for a run, play a game of tennis or to BBQ
  • Spotted by Locals - city guides by locals
    Markets on Sundays! Read more
  • Dirk S.
    Dirk SchramaJanuary 9, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Great for running. There is a 5 km trail in the park or you can follow a longer trail in the Brettenzone. Read more
  • Kaleb L.
    Kaleb LoosbrockAugust 28, 2015
    Great place for a run or stroll in the park!
  • Brian P.
    Brian PagánJuly 25, 2015
    Grab a disposable picnic blanket on the way in to keep it clean :-)
  • Trina
    TrinaJuly 11, 2014
    Whether it's hanging with boys or brewskys, this is the perfect spot to chill.
  • Danny
    DannySeptember 20, 2016
    Cool park! Just avoid it by night.
  • Richard G.
    Richard GottSeptember 4, 2016
    Great market on Sunday afternoons!
  • Banu B.
    Banu BJune 21, 2016
    I think this is my favourite park in Amsterdam
  • Favian L.
    Favian LeonMay 27, 2016
    Nice for just chilling...maybe playing cards.
  • Frederique M.
    Frederique MattiJuly 22, 2015
    There is places to barbecue in this park. 👌
  • Tim B.
    Tim BaksFebruary 10, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    In July Westerpark is the venue for a couple of concerts. Don't buy tickets, but chill-out with some brewskys and friends just outside the paid area. Read more
  • Anneliese F.
    Great place for a barbecue or picnic
  • House of A.
    House of ArtMay 17, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Bbq at the wester! Perfect
  • Isabel M.
    Isabel MoskMarch 19, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Welcome to my garden :) Enjoy your time!
  • Folkert C.
    Nice area for hitting your morning run.
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