If the canals of the city are the lifeblood of Amsterdam, Vondelpark is at the heart of it. In this article, we will talk about what kind of place Amsterdam Vondelpark is, Vondelpark’s Rules, Vondelpark’s bans and Vondelpark’s interesting freedoms.

Information About Amsterdam Vondelpark

Considering that the old name of New York was New Amsterdam, we can say that Central Park in New York is the cousin of Vondelpark. It has the same importance for the city as New York’s Central Park. With at least 10 million visitors a year, Amsterdam’s Vondelpark is the most popular park in the Netherlands. The area of ​​the park is 470,000 square meters.

Amsterdam Vondelpark Named After a Poet

Considering that the old name of New York was New Amsterdam, we can say that Central Park in New York is the cousin of Vondelpark. It has the same importance for the city as New York’s Central Park. With at least 10 million visitors a year, Amsterdam’s Vondelpark is the most popular park in the Netherlands. The area of ​​the park is 470,000 square meters.

What Are The Amsterdam Vondelpark Rules

Amsterdam Vondelpark: Rules Yet despite Amsterdam’s ‘Everything Goes’ reputation, use of the park is subject to strict rules, with one controversial exception. The number of people per square meter in Vondelpark is 2 times compared to Central Park. Therefore, clear rules are needed. Motorized traffic is not allowed in the park, there are wide cycle paths for cyclists, skaters and skateboarders. Already in Amsterdam Riding is free, you will see it while you are walking, but this is because Hollandsche Manage, the oldest riding school in the Netherlands, is very close to the park. In the seventies Vondelpark became an important hangout for hippies. Many camped overnight, which soon made it illegal to set up tents and campgrounds.

Vondelpark Çimler

Amsterdam Vondelpark’ta Serbest Olanlar

What’s allowed at Amsterdam Vondelpark

You can have a picnic, but only if you will collect your trash properly. daytime fun only You can only make acoustic music You can bike and skate, but only on paved roads (motors and scooters are strictly prohibited) You can sunbathe anywhere. Dogs are welcome but must be on leashes and in playgrounds and meadows.

Making love after dark is allowed as long as you don’t leave your trash around.

What’s not allowed at Vondelpark Rules

Food and beverage sales (except licensed operators) Leaving your dog’s mess behind. Riding a scooter, moped or car Campfires or open flames Barbecue (as of March 1, 2017) amplified music or percussion instruments nude sunbathing Overnight or camping with a tent.

Check out the video below of our ride in Amsterdam Vondelpark. Our next article is about what to do in Amsterdam and the whole city.

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