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Concertgebouwplein 10 | Museum Quarter, 1071 LN Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 900 6718345
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Guided Tour Behind the scenes of The Royal Concertgebouw in Amsterdam
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The Royal Concertgebouw is one of the world's most famous concert halls renowned for its exceptional acoustics. With 700 concerts a year the Concertgebouw offers a varied programme featuring leading international musicians, orchestras, and conductors. The hall functions as a home base for the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, one of the very best orchestras in the world. Time and time again, critics have lauded its unique sound, which clearly stands out among thousands of others. Behind-the-scenes tours provide a look into the concert hall's rich history. There are scheduled tours three times a week and for groups available on request. From September to June at 12:30pm. Every Wednesday, there is a free 30 minute concert in the Concertgebouw. Due to the popularity of these concerts it is recommended to arrive at least 45min before the concert.
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Concertgebouwplein 10 | Museum Quarter, 1071 LN Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Museum Quarter (Museumkwartier)
+31 900 6718345
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

After taking a guided tour of the premises (including the basement) one gets a much better feel of this premier world class concert hall. The performance of Carmina Burana by Carl Orff was very good and directed by Raymond Janssen, Mariana Bulicanu - soprano, Valentin...More

Thank Henry L
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Concertgebouw is under renovations, at least outside, so be careful if this is still going on when you are there. It is a gorgeous building, and wonderful acoustics for a symphony orchestra. I have been inside many times, although not on this trip. The...More

Thank bob2bkk
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

World renowned orchestra, ranked number one in the world, the concert hall had one of the best acoustic Very reasonable price tickets and friendly staff Take a guided tour and there is free lunch concert on Wednesday Wonderful experience

Thank SFMD
Reviewed 1 week ago

This intimate concert hall has excellent accoustics, which is a good thing if you want to get the most from the Concert Gebouwe orchestra. We were seated right behind the brass section in folding chairs that should have been the choir. A great place to...More

Thank BeckyTinsley
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are regular visitors of the so-called Master Pianist concert series on Sundays. Everytime it is a pleasant surprise to see and hear a young or world famous master pianist perform. The last time we saw and heard Behzod Abduraimov. A fantastic performance of this...More

Thank Johan17
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful concert hall, with incredible acoustics. Great concerts, especially the world famous Concertgebouw Orchestra.

Thank kivdg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To sit in this concert hall is to experience the history of European music. We happen to have taken in a jazz concert. The final number was a ballad, sung away from the microphone, a cappella, and very softly. The acoustics of the hall made...More

Thank Tim M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First things first: this is a magnificently restored building well worth a visit for a concert or tour. We had both on a Wednesday afternoon. Here's what happens: The free lunchtime concerts: They start at 12.30pm and are very popular. We arrived at 11.20am, 10...More

Thank Paul K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this is one of the famous European concert halls with very good acoustics and an interior that matches it fame. If I were in Amsterdam again, i would certainly want to have another concert in this wonderful hall.

Thank Matthew C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Marcia and I attended a concert on 21 September. Made reservations by internet well ahead of leaving Santiago de Chile. The Concertgebouw proved to be the acoustic marvel for which it had developed a world reputation. A peculiarity of this concert hall is the presence...More

Thank Eduardo H
Museum Quarter (Museumkwartier)
Top sites to see in this attractive and affluent part
of town include the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh
Museum, to name but two of the highly acclaimed
museums of the aptly named Museum Quarter. And if you
need a break from all the fantastic art, there’s the
Neoclassical Concertgebouw music hall and Vondelpark,
the city’s largest park. Shopaholics and luxury brand
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7 September 2017|
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Response from bimmerfun | Reviewed this property |
Wednesday Lunch Concerts are free. They are not in the main concert hall and they do not feature headliners, but they're very enjoyable. Obviously, you have to check their schedule to see who is performing in the main hall... More
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12 December 2016|
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Response from valinholland | Reviewed this property |
Hi Marsha! You don't have to be very fancy, but don't show up in jeans. It's not that they won't let you in, but you will feel uncomfortable. Wear a dress with heels, or pants with a nice jacket. Hope you will enjoy yourself!
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22 August 2016|
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Response from Ana F | Reviewed this property |
I would be wearing something elegant (for example something in black) but it is also fine if you wear jeans. Dutch people are very practical when it comes to fashion
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