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“royal palace”(592 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 today

Yes it is just a square with roads on every corner always busy with tourists . Has Three tram stations two on the corners and one right in the middle. Also surrounding it are three or four shopping malls and Starbucks along with many eating...More

Thank akshattyagi
Reviewed yesterday

As you walk around you will hit this and other items. Go see the flower shops, smoke shops and walk by the red light. then go eat.

Thank MatthewDD_13
Reviewed yesterday

Gorgeous square with lovely architecture, nice place to have a bit of a wander and its very close loads of tourist attractions. Impossible to miss on a trip but worth dedicating a little time to browsing the square and taking it all in.

Thank jamjo1
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Interesting architecture and plently to see and do around here and city , busy busy but didnt feel unsafe

Thank charlier83_12
Reviewed yesterday

Unless you like being surrounded by thousands of other tourists. Way better things to see and do in Amsterdam!

Thank Steve W
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It was a nice experience being able to see the Dam Square along with the lots of enthusiastic people with me. Seeing the Royal Palace sort of brought me back to the old times. The structures are just so fascinating and really, really high and...More

Thank Cindy A
Reviewed yesterday

Great square, brilliant location. Most things you want to do in Amsterdam are a short walk from here. Popular area, surrounded by great restaurants. Buzzing vibe, as you would expect in Amsterdam!

Thank h_zajac101
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Dam square is the town square of Amsterdam, at a roughly 10min walk from the Centraal station. It has iconic buildings and monuments like the National monument, the Royal Palace, the Madam Tussaud’s museum and the New Church (Nieuwe Kerk). After walking through the lanes...More

Thank shalini2910
Reviewed 2 days ago

I honestly think Amsterdam i such a beautiful country and every part of it was worth a visit for sure.

Thank Azreena R
Reviewed 2 days ago

Sip a drink at one of the cafes around Dam Square and watch the world go by. Or just sit somewhere for free. A dam good time.

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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
...More
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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
15 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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Jeanetteaussie02
12 December 2017|
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Response from dazlious | Reviewed this property |
Today, there was a small (around 20 places) christmas market with ice skating next to the „i amsterdam“ sign. Hope that helps
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