Built out of an 18th century church located in de Weteringschans near the Leidseplein and opened in 1968, Paradiso is one of Amsterdam’s most well-known concert venues, with a large stage overlooked by two balconies and large glass church windows. Despite its origins as a concert venue, Paradiso is well-suited for DJ gigs, with the DJ situated at the centre of the dance floor and the perimetre of the venue dotted with bars. The venue is split into the 1500-capacity main hall and the 250-capacity small hall.
- Paradiso draws some of the biggest acts to play in Amsterdam
- The venue is built out of an old church
- The hall has two different areas, a main hall and a smaller 250 person hall
Where is Paradiso located?
Paradiso is located in de Weteringschans near the Leidseplein and built out of an old church.
How much is cover charge at Paradiso?
The admission is usually based on tickets. Sometimes a cover charge is possible but it will be high, usually at least 25 USD.
How long will I have to wait at Paradiso?
Expect to wait anywhere from 10-20 min depending on when you arrive.
When is Paradiso open?
This varies depending on events.
What are the best nights to go to Paradiso?
All nights are good. This venue drops some of the top talent.
What is the dress code at Paradiso?
Wear comfortable concert attire to Paradiso.
How much do drinks cost at Paradiso?
Expect to pay 10-15 for cocktails.
What kind of music do they play at Paradiso?
Paradiso usually features EDM and techno DJs who will also play some top 40.
Where can I find a list of upcoming events / DJs at Paradiso?