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“royal palace”(610 reviews)
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All roads lead to Dam Square, the real heart of Amsterdam, where The Royal Palace, the Nieuwe Kerk and the War Memorial overlook this vast and bustling open space.
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Dam Square, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Red Light District (De Wallen)
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Reviewed yesterday

The heart of Amsterdam which all shops, attractions, small streets, shows and restaurants. Nice to visit in the morning and at night. Take a free walking tour there.

Thank Andreas067
Reviewed yesterday

There is lots to do in the DAM Square. You can shop, eat, or just chill out. It is the central hub, and a lot of attractions are within walking distance

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Reviewed yesterday

Do not miss De Dam when in Amsterdam. With a Royal Palace, the Nieuwe Kerk, shopping area around, never a dull moment.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

the main and the most active place in amsterdam good for family. a lot of restaurants and the shops you can visit.

Thank مهند أ
Reviewed 2 days ago

There is such a panorama of things to see and do immediately around this place, and it is centrally located to many landmarks within walking distance. If you are a photographer, you're going to have a shutter feast. There is a royal palace there, Madame...More

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 2 days ago

I went with a good mate of mine who works for me, as we were going over to see a concert, as you will all know you can have a cheeky smoke here. And it was surreal sat there with three policemen on motorcycles as...More

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 2 days ago

I know that it is a square and not an attraction, but apart from a monument the square is no big thing. The sorrounding buildings are beautiful but gives a very grey and boring atmosphere.

Thank AndersBK
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you have been on city breaks before then this is a “square” like any other square...a monument, pigeons, a cathedral and lots of ships and tourists!

Thank JeannieCass
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Damn square attracts many tourists. It has many good stores and high end brands. Damn square also has those street artists, music and live acts. It lits up in the evening even more and becomes more lively.

Thank Minakshi5
Reviewed 3 days ago

It seems an essential stop in Amsterdam, but I candidly did not find Dam Square to be very interesting - it is a large plaza full of tourists and pigeons and street performers along the lines of what you'd find in Times Square in NYC...More

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Red Light District (De Wallen)
To visit Amsterdam and not explore De Wallen (the
Dutch name for this area) or to go only to gawk at its
saucier aspects would mean missing the opportunity to
view some of the city’s most picturesque canals,
historic landmarks, and impeccably presented examples
of traditional local architecture – not to mention
Amsterdam’s own Chinatown, Europe’s largest Buddhist
temple and more local treasures. Sure, there are some
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Arthur T
18 October 2018|
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Response from karen m | Reviewed this property |
Quite frankly your review for Hamstead Heath was not appropriate for this site and should be removed!
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adnan777
23 July 2018|
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Response from MrsPiper | Reviewed this property |
The palace is right on the square. We didn't go in so not sure which door but there were staff around who could assist you.
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Vrn1258
16 July 2018|
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Response from VondaV | Reviewed this property |
No, I am not aware of any. If you type in Indonesian restaurants in Amsterdam, you can see if any come up.
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