List of parks in Amsterdam
There are numerous parks throughout the city of Amsterdam, Netherlands. This is a fairly complete list of the most notable ones.
- 1 Major parks
- 2 Comprehensive list
- 3 Gallery
- 4 See also
- 5 References
Sarphatipark is located in the stadsdeel Amsterdam Oud-Zuid. It is named after Samuel Sarphati. Because Sarphati was Jewish, between 1942 and 1945, the park was called "Bollandpark" after G.J.P.J. Bolland.
Oosterpark is located in the Oost borough. It is the first large park laid out by the municipality of Amsterdam. It is an English garden, and was designed by Dutch landscape architect Leonard Anthony Springer and was laid out in 1891.
Park Frankendael is located on the east side of Middenweg south of Oosterpark.
Rembrandtpark park is located northwest of Vondelpark.
It was originally established as a herb garden for doctors and apothecaries. It now contains more than six thousand tropical and indigenous trees and plants. The monumental Palm House dates from 1912 and is renowned for its collection of cycads.
The hexagonal pavilion dates from the late 1600s. The entrance gate was built in the early 1700s. The Orangery dates from 1875, and the Palm House and Hugo de Vries Laboratory - both created in Amsterdam School expressionist architecture - date from 1912 and 1915.
Martin Luther Kingpark
Sloterpark is west of Central and located on the eastern shore of Sloterplas.
Frederik Hendrikplantsoen is located between the neighborhoods of the Jordaan and Frederik Hendrikbuurt and is named after Frederik Hendrik, son of Prince William of Orange. In 2015 the park underwent an extensive redesign and redevelopment, including the installation of an expansive children's play area and statues by artist Joep van Lieshout, which tells the story of the history of the neighbourhood, which in the 18th and 19th centuries was the heart of Amsterdam's timber and sawmill industry.
The following is a more comprehensive list:
Amstelpark, Amsterdamse Bos, Baanakkerspark, Beatrixpark, Bijlmerweide, Darwinplantsoen, De Noorderparkkamer, Diemerpark, Eendrachtspark, Eerste Marnixplantsoen, Erasmuspark, Flevopark, Florapark, Frederiksplein, Frederik Hendrikplantsoen, Gaasperpark, Geuzenbos, Gijsbrecht van Aemstelpark, Hederabrug, Ingang Noorderpark, Martin Luther Kingpark, Amsterdam, Nelson Mandelapark, Observatorium Noord, Oeverpark, Oosterpark, Park Schinkeleilanden, Piet Wiedijkpark, Pijporgel, Rembrandtpark, Rosarium Noorderpark, Sarphatipark, Schellingwouderpark, Siegerpark, Sloterpark, Trekpontje, Treurwilg, Vliegenbos, Volewijckspark, Vondelpark, Wandelparkje, Wertheimpark, Westerpark, and Windmolenpark.
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- (in Dutch) Het Sarphatipark[permanent dead link]. City of Amsterdam. Retrieved on 2008-07-18.
- (in Dutch) Amsterdam, straatnamen 1940-1945 Archived 2012-11-29 at the Wayback Machine. Verzetsmuseum. Retrieved on 2008-07-18.
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-01-25. Retrieved 2013-08-28.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
- Amsterdamse Bos – English site. City of Amsterdam. Retrieved on 27 November 2008. Archived 19 May 2010 at the Wayback Machine
- "Itinerary Suggestions I Where will you go in Amsterdam?". www.bestofamsterdam.com. Retrieved 16 December 2016.
- Official website about Herbs Culture in Amsterdam.