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Johnny Jordaanplein / Beeld Johnny Jordaan

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Playground in quiet square

Walking around the Jordan enjoying the sights and atmosphere we came across this pretty square... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2017
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Cool spot

So you can see few sculptures of Dutch singers and artists around small playground. Cool place for... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2017
Tal R
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9 Feb 2018
“Nice group of statues.”
24 Aug 2017
“Playground in quiet square”
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Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

These are a nice set of statues with a musical theme that we chanced upon as we were bimbling around this part of town. We had been walking around the area near Prinsengracht Canal and we took a few photos of this interesting arrangement,located in...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Walking around the Jordan enjoying the sights and atmosphere we came across this pretty square, just by the houseboat museum, with a small playground and very good ice cream shop, Ijscuypje, around the corner. Kids enjoyed a play and we enjoyed a rest. Also a...More

Thank LLondoner
Reviewed 19 May 2017

So you can see few sculptures of Dutch singers and artists around small playground. Cool place for a rest.

Thank Tal R
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

The little Johnny Jordaan park was recently renovated and now sports a comfy bench for resting in the shade of trees, in front of which are positioned iconic characters of the Jordaan music scene, amongst which most prominently Johnny Jordaan. Lovely picturesque spot to take...More

Thank ClogsPL
Reviewed 12 October 2016

You can find Johnny Jordaan Plein along Prinsengracht at the intersection with Elandsgracht. Here you can see a short curved wall in front of a sculpture collection of Dutch musicians Johnny Jordaan, Tante Leen, Johny Meyer, Manke Nelis as well as Jan & Mien. It...More

Thank BradJill
Reviewed 25 August 2016

This great neighbourhood de Jordaan loves music from Amsterdam, and in the summer is also the Jordaan Festival celebrating this love for music. During the weekend I like to walk on Elandsgracht for weekly shopping. .

Thank FayeInAmsterdam
Reviewed 15 March 2016

come back next year and have a look what they made of it. it used to be a generator house in the middle of the street with some street art on it with the statues of Folk singer "Johny Jordaan"

Thank mike020ins
Reviewed 14 June 2015

It is a small square in the Jordaan (an area in Amsterdam). After Johhny Jordaan passed away in 1989, people wanted to remember this Jordaan's singer, by making his statue and put it on this square. Nowadays you see 4 other statues, all the musician...More

Thank Solodam J
Reviewed 30 December 2014

Went looking for this attraction then stumbled upon it. Found it interesting and unusual at the same time. Think locals would have a better understanding than us foreigners, Nice reminder to the sounds of old Dutch folk singers. Take your pictures still more to discover...More

Thank julesten2016
Reviewed 9 October 2014

We were walking along the side of one of the many canals in Amsterdam when we came across this group of sculptures. We had never heard of Johnny Jordaan so I took a photo to remind us to look him up on Wikipedia when we...More

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One of Amsterdam’s most preferred outdoor markets and
some of the city’s favorite watering holes are but two
of the many reasons to save ample time for a stroll
through this especially convivial warren of narrow
streets with its unfair share of quirky shops and
quality galleries. Historically a haven for the
working class and emigrants, these days the Jordaan is
better known as an enclave for artists and designers.
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