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“dam square” (65 reviews)
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Dam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Red Light District (De Wallen)
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nice place to walk around some beautiful buildings........ it’s very busy though. So be careful when taking photos!

Thank Sinead W
Reviewed 1 week ago

At busy Dam Square you will find the National Monument. It is a memorial to the second world war. It was built in 1956 and covered entirely by white travertine stone.

Thank PrestonGuild
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located right opposite to the National palace of Amsterdam and walkable from Amsterdam Centraal...not a must visit, but then you can get some nice snaps around

Thank KishenHarendra
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The national monument is just another of the many beauties of Amsterdam! Very easy to get distracted by the other monuments around, but the square itself is one the biggest.

Thank EmanuelFusinato
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every year, in the evening of May 4th, many people will gather here, including our Head of State, now King Willem Alexander, to place wreaths at the base of this monument to remember the people killed in World War II. This ceremony, including the two...More

Thank Hendrik_NL
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The National Monument is a landmark in the Dam Square across the Damrak from the Royal Palace and Nieuwkerk. A tourist place definitely even when wet. Lots of people loitering around taking pictures with the statues and column. Becareful of pickpockets!

Thank AzlanFirman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The National Monument is one of Amsterdams most iconic landmarks and is not just a great monument to visit but also a great area to walk around as some of Amsterdams most famous sites are to be found near the monument. The National Monument is...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Situated on Dam Square it would be hard to miss the monument. It perhaps needs to be taken care of better. Worth seeing none the less.

Thank lewandsoph
Reviewed 7 January 2018

If you're in Dam Square, you won't miss this. But by the off chance, you do, don't feel bad. It isn't well maintained, and there's no real description of what it is and what is signifies. It's just there. Turns out it's a monument to...More

Thank WayneTech
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

Amsterdam don't have a lot of monuments to offer. This is the monument for the people who got killed during WWII. This is one of them at the Damm Square. The other side of the square have the royal palace. Went there after I've done...More

Thank Idan B
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Nearby
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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