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amsterdam without the night life?

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amsterdam without the night life?

we have been offered the chance of a 2 week holiday in amsterdam next year, it looks great and there seems plenty to do, but generally hear about amsterdam in the context of stag do's, drinking/smoking and night life

is it easy to avoid that side of things? we are more interested in seeing the city, sighteeing, eg historic sights, gardens etc and going out for nice meals in the evening etc

i should also add that by this i mean staying in the centre of amsterdam, i know that not all of amsterdam is all about the night life

many thanks

Edited: 18 June 2012, 17:51
Amsterdam, The...
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1. Re: amsterdam without the night life?

There really are not that many stag/hen parties coming here any more as it can be an expensive place to go out. Still see them in the RLD but yes they are easy to avoid and definately none in the museums!!

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2. Re: amsterdam without the night life?

After you have been you will clearly see how silly your worry was.

Not that your question is silly

Saint Louis...
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3. Re: amsterdam without the night life?

There is TONS to do outside of bars/coffee shops, and when I've been there it seems as most of the stag parties are confined to the RLD. Have fun!

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4. Re: amsterdam without the night life?

I'm constantly amazed that you can find yourself a block away from Dam Square, RLD, Rembrandtplein, etc and it's quiet and peaceful. You could never tell the debauchery that's happening 100m away.

5. Re: amsterdam without the night life?

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