Amsterdam has a thriving and exciting nightlife scene with numerous nightclubs where people can dance and party all night long. Dance music is well-loved in the city and if you are a fan, you will find numerous clubs to visit while you stay in Amsterdam. However, Amsterdam has endless options for everybody so if you are not too fond of dance music, you can find other places where you can dance and have a great time with your friend. Here are some of the best nightlife clubs in Amsterdam that will guarantee offer you an amazing nightlife experience:
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Westerunie is a huge hall that is renowned for its amazing club nights. This popular place for clubbing in Amsterdam is perfect for those who love house or techno music and acid nights. This place is so big that it actually host music festivals and it is also great because it is situated in a central location, in an area surrounded by restaurants, cafes, and pubs.
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Sugarfactory is another wonderful club in Amsterdam. This club is not only a nightclub but also a place where you can listen to live music and watch theatre plays. The creative multi-purpose venue host both intimate and large-scale gigs with up-and-coming artists but also with world-renowned musicians.
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AIR Amsterdam is the place you should visit for techno and dance parties that usually transform into mesmerizing light spectacles due to the LED wall and amazing lighting. The sound quality in AIR is very good and numerous famous DJs can be seen mixing in this club including Tiesto, Damian Lazarus, Skrillex and many other but the club also welcomes underground DJs. The club has three main areas – two areas that are more intimate and one big area for those who prefer to be surrounded by many people.
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Jimmy Woo is the place where, if you are lucky, you can spot celebrities because this is the place they like to go when they visit Amsterdam. As opposed to the other clubs we talked about, Jimmy Woo has an international style with an Asian bar that features Indonesian and Japanese décor upstairs and a downstairs bar with an impressive ceiling that featured thousands of light bulbs.
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Bitterzoet, translated as bittersweet in English, is another multi-purpose establishment. Bitterzoet serves as a bar, a club, a concert venue, and theatre. The music at Bitterzoet varies but you can listen to or rock, hip-hop, and pop, depending on the night or event that takes place in the club during the night. During some nights, you can also join reggae and punk parties.
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Escape Amsterdam is situated in city center and it is one of the most popular and well-loved nightclubs of the city. From techno and electro to house and pop, Escape Amsterdam caters to different musical tastes. This amazing nightclub is the place where the most famous Amsterdam DJs mix music but also the place where international famous DJs like Tiesto, Paul van Dyk, David Guetta and Todd Terry were the hosts of some amazing dance parties.
Located on the lively Rembrandtplein in the city center, Escape is one of Amsterdam’s largest and most popular nightclubs.
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De School is yet another multi-purpose location. If you are noticing a theme, it is because, in Amsterdam, most clubs have 24-hour licenses that allow them to host parties during the night and have other types of activities during the day and De School makes no exception. Situated in a former school building, De School serves as a restaurant and nightclub but a cultural complex as well.