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“royal palace”(610 reviews)
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 via mobile

Every store, big and small can be found here. Along with plenty of eateries and other sights like the wax museum. It’s good for an afternoon of shopping but doesn’t hold a candle to the charms of the rest of this beautiful city.

Thank happygirl211
Reviewed yesterday

Dam square area is a must if you visit Amsterdam. It has a wonderful buzz and has beautiful architecture, as well as great shops and cafes.

Thank Elaine M
Reviewed yesterday

Such a beautiful city. The Dam Square is stunning. We were lucky enough to experience it on a big football night. Big crowd. Lots of chanting. Lots of fun.

Thank NigelToursTheWorld
Reviewed 2 days ago

If u planing to visit Amsterdam, then u have to stop by this place at least for an hour .. It's located in the best area in Amsterdam near Red Light District ..good for families and friends .. It's packed by people in Summer

Thank NaWaFssz
Reviewed 2 days ago

In front of the Madam Tousards wax meusem...and the Royal Palace. It is a large area with many friendly pigeons...street theatre etc. Its well positioned to talk in the sights whilst walking Amsterdam

Thank Graeme M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Everybday something new was happening Lots of restaurants in the area and the museum Madam Tosoud and Rippleys amazing

Thank Unnur A
Reviewed 2 days ago

Dam Square with its street entertainers, wide areas and access via trams is very popular. Visit and have a good laugh at the entertainers but be wary of the bars surrounding. 9 Euros for a pint! Sometimes there was a little political gathering for the...More

Thank Terry S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The place was so good having good facilities which makes people to attract and stay there for a lot of time

Thank Manish2618
Reviewed 3 days ago

Street performers, museums, shops, restaurants and heritage sites all within a few steps of one another - no need to say anything more.

Thank Ell7711
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Everyone that comes to Amsterdam comes to Dam Square! It is the heart of the city! What makes a trip to Amsterdam so special is exploring every street or alley off of Dam Square! I have been to Amsterdam 11 times and I am still...More

Thank Leslie A
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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
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23 July 2018|
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.
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.
13 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