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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Natural Feature
“lekker varen en zwemmen great sailing and swimming, beautiful lake district”
  • 39 locals recommend
Park
“Great park to chill in the sun or a quick round running in the neighbourhood”
  • 18 locals recommend
Music Venue
“Ekko is a mix of a café, concert venue and nightclub. They usually book pretty cool indie acts.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Castle
“The castle of Amsterdam. Very nice to visit with kids on a rainy day. From April 1st to October 29th, Amsterdam Tourist Ferry operates a daily service (except Mondays). The boat departs from the marina of Amsterdam IJburg. You can also go there by bike: a lovely trip through the Diemerpark and along the Markermeer (45 minutes).”
  • 44 locals recommend
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Establishment
“An affordable supermarket right next door. You can find all your daily needs there. Note: If you need to buy souvenir to take away, Jumbo has one of the best "Stroopwafels" for less than 3 Euros.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Park
“Beautiful park with a beautiful natural playground (De Bosspeeltuin) with restaurant Anafora with lovely terrace and also children's dishes. Very child-friendly location in the spring and summer and recommended for families with children aged 3 to 12 years. Tip take dry clothes for the water fountain :-) www.bosspeeltuin.nl & maximapark.nl & www.anafora.nl ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“-Route 1: Slot Zuilen + Marsen. Time: half day Take a bike to Slot Zuilen, an old castle along the river Vecht (Vechtdijk), stop at the castel, take a tour around. Enjoy a chocomilk drink/ lunch at Bistro Belle. Keep cycling to Maarssenbroek, enjoy the village, the Oudedijk street is enjoyable for cycling. -Route 2: Slot Zuilen + Marsen + Loosdrecht lake: 1 day Take a bike to Slot Zuilen, an old castle along the river Vecht (Vechtdijk), stop at the castel, take a tour around. Enjoy a chocomilk drink/ lunch at Bistro Belle. Keep cycling to Maarssenbroek, enjoy the village, the Oudedijk street is enjoyable for cycling. Keep cycling to Loosdrecht (50 minutes), enjoy the lake, stop at In D”
  • 17 locals recommend
Store
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“Great Italian Icecream and close to the Weerdsluis. So - bring your icecream to the sluis and watch boats going in and out Utrecht. ”
  • 26 locals recommend
Park
“Great park for walking or biking. This park also has beaches to relax and enjoy the lake in the summer.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Lake
“Visit the Maarsseveense Plassen, a unique area for recreation, (water) sports and outdoor activities. It includes a freely accessible outdoor area and a delimited part, the Strandbad with sunbathing areas and sandy beaches. Furthermore: Fishing, rollerblading, trimming, walking, cycling, horseback riding or going on a survival.For a nice day out you can go to the Strandbad: water, spacious sunbathing areas and beautiful sandy beaches. The spacious sunbathing areas offer plenty of fun and sun fun and the sandy beaches are unique in the region. The fantastic play island completes the whole. The quality of the bathing water is good. Water is regularly checked during the summer. ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Cinema
“ Nice, big cinema. On one side of the cinema (downstairs) parking is free! ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“Vegan and Vegetarian friendly - they have various healthy option. We highly recommend it!!!!”
  • 25 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“- NOT AMSTERDAM; location is loenen aan de vecht - Micheline star restaurant - very good food - Nice ambiance - The chef and his wife are the owners and they are really nice people!”
  • 18 locals recommend
Event Space
“Restaurant, sightseeing, camping. Fort aan de Klop has it all. Slightly of the beaten track, but worth a visit”
  • 22 locals recommend
Sublocality
“Nice park for a walk. This park hosts a small zoo with birds, free entrance. For pétanque lovers, this is the place to be!”
  • 16 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great coffee, free wifi and friendly staff. Just around the corner from where I live.”
  • 17 locals recommend