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From bars and bicycles to cafes and erotic entertainment, you can find it all on this picturesque main street of Amsterdam.
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Damrak 56, 1012 LL Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice main street with many beautiful buildings. Some sightseeing boats depart there. Unfortunately, there is a lot of traffic.

Thank Mislav B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The main street leading away from the Central Station, absolutely loaded with tourists and tourist businesses. Not very pretty or interesting. Try wandering further away.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bustling pavements, busy wide road with heavy traffic, trams and bicycles. Although there are lots of typically dutch style buildings, the street itself is no different from any other major street in a European capital. Lots of hotels and tourist shops, selling the usual tat......More

1  Thank Deetee100
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

This street is a good walk from the Station to Dan square. Now with new lighting this is the entrance to the city. But it’s not very beautiful architecture. But along the way are two beautiful buildings: Beurs van Berlage and the department store de...More

Thank FayeInAmsterdam
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Soch a woooow Its like a beautiful picture in real.its fantastic view of amsterdam. U can do ur shopping and enjoy beautiful sightseeing.

Thank Shahrzad m
Reviewed 13 February 2018

As we stayed near Centraal Station, we would frequently walk down the Damrak to head up the city. However it is a rather touristy place. On one side you have the canal where you have people handing out flyers for various boat cruises. The other...More

Thank PrestonGuild
Reviewed 9 February 2018

The Damrak is the main street you encounter after stepping out of the Central Station and finding your way to Amsterdam center. (The Dam Square e.g.). There is scarcely something of interest for the serious tourists, visiting Amsterdam for the shops, museums and architecture, except...More

Thank Hendrik_NL
Reviewed 23 January 2018

This is one of the most happening place in Amsterdam naturally since this is the street that you will immediately see when you exit the Central Station. Lots of businesses catering to tourists e.g. restaurants, souvenir shops, money changer, convenience stores, etc. along the street....More

Thank AFAK25
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Beautiful neighborhood in the heart of this exciting city. Very busy with lots of people. Awesome tourist site

Thank Josh Z
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

As you exit Centraal Train Station in Amsterdam there's a good chance that you will probably walk down Damrak. Damrak is an avenue and partially filled in canal that is one of Amsterdams most famous streets and runs from Centraal Train Station to Dam Square....More

Thank Neil K
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Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of
tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists
and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the
best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe.
Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops
of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones
Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods
such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring
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Response from Roger S | Reviewed this property |
No, avoid it like the plague, there is nothing to see and its not particularly nice, in fact its grotty. If she is a young teenager get to the Jordaan area for Anne Frank's house and canal trips etc and if she is old enough... More