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Amsterdamse Bos

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Bosbaanweg 5 | Amstelveen, 1182 DA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 545 6100
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Covering an area of almost 1000 hectares, the Amsterdamse Bos is one of the largest city parks in Europe. It contains 150 indigenous species of trees and over 200 species of birds. The park sits to the South of central Amsterdam and can easily be reached by bike, tram or metro from the city center.
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  • Average4%
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“goat farm” (41 reviews)
“pancake house” (7 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Bosbaanweg 5 | Amstelveen, 1182 DA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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+31 20 545 6100
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in one of the 4 bed cabins. So nice for the summer had brilliant weather. Good price, would definitely do it again.

Thank Jessie P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to escape the bustle and bustle of Amsterdam for a walk and some occasional plane spotting if the airplanes happen to land on the right runway. We took a walk after the storm and found a lot of fallen trees. Very impressive to...More

Thank Dan K
Reviewed 10 December 2017

The "Amsterdamse Bos" area is located on the outskirts of Amsterdam, actually, it is officially located in Amstelveen. It is basically a big forest for recreation, and there are also some sports activities to be found. The 2 main activities with infrastructure are the rowing...More

Thank ThomasEMM
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Ive been to this place 3 times, Trying a number of different entrances to the park. The best side by far was the one by Amstelveen. We came across a big reservoir called De Poel at first. It was full of bird life and fish....More

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

To Dutch standards it is a huge park (935 hectares) with 137 km of foot paths, 51 km of bicycle lanes and 116 bridges. Do not worry about the fact the park is 5,50 meter below sea level. Between 1934 and 1940 some 20,000 laborers...More

Thank Robert937
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Who doesn't like the 020Bos? It is THE place to make love under the stars (if you know where to go to have some privacy), to go skinny dipping, as well as go with your kids and/or dig to walk, sport, picknick etc etc

Thank Theo V
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We cycled through the park on the way from the airport into town. It is located directly under the flight path into Schipol airport and so we got to fully experience the turbulent cascade of decaying eddies after each landing plane had flown overhead.

Thank Swedishtomcat
Reviewed 14 September 2017

I just saw a concert at the openluchttheater (open air theater) at the Amsterdamse Bos. It is a charming setting for a show, nestled among the trees and a little rustic compared to many of today's overdone venues. Amphitheater style seating, with good views of...More

Thank Charlie H
Reviewed 14 September 2017

The Amsterdamse Bos, is made after the second worldwar. The project was made by men who were without work.They had to do that. Its for everybody. There is a childrensfarm, with some animals. You can fish there with a licence on carps. There are rowing...More

Thank nellydijst
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Great place to relax from the city noise and experience some unusual attractions. All year round you can visit a Goat farm - well recommended for families with small children and all animal lovers. Great place to walk, run or cycle among a huge forest...More

Thank dobromir_chodkowski
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30 July 2016|
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Response from Guest134 | Reviewed this property |
Look the connections up on three w's 9292 DOT nl/en# It's not allowed to write website names here, so just put the dots in. You fill in the address you are travelling from, the destination, plus the time of arrival or... More
Sophie H
21 July 2015|
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Response from Andrea637 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, here's my answer to your question. This is not an Fun or Attraction themed park. It is a large man made forrest, with water to swim of fish in, ride your bike throughout, have something to eat or drink and visit... More
21 July 2015|
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Response from AmsterdamseBosA |
Hi Joyce, This page is about the Amsterdamse Bos, one of the largest city parks in Europe (3 times NY's Central Park). We are the organisation behind the Amsterdamse Bos (not a hotel). However, there are several sleeping... More