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Dam Square

Dam Square, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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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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  • Very good38%
  • Average22%
  • Poor4%
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Dam Square, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed yesterday

You have to go past it at least once and take a look at the whole square. After that move on with your day :) Unless you go into the museums on the square.

Thank sdaniel88
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Dam area has entertaining street views with canals and lots of small shops and restaurants. Huge number of ‘Argentinian’ steakhouses, which seemed to have little connection to Argentina. The December festival of light along the canals was interesting - if we had time we...More

Thank TJCLeicester
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited during a light show. The crowd was huge and the central square was wall to wall people. With a visit plenty places to eat as well.

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 3 days ago

Good meeting place lots of interest good shopping, good cafes. very clean neat and tidy some interesting street shows

Thank Neil M
Reviewed 3 days ago

I visited with Family. Enjoyed a wonderful crepe in the Pancake restaurant. Cozy horse & buggy ride.

Thank Lisa F
Reviewed 4 days ago

There are some very interesting sites and venues around the square. Also makes a great meeting place for large groups that go in different directions

Thank Sam W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is the central square of Amsterdam, with the cathedral and the royal palace on it. A few beautiful photos are possible. Food in Bijenkorf 5floor was for 5 star.

Thank nick248080
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is really the hub of the city, where everything begins, you have many hotels around the edge of the square and also for shopaholics this is where the beehive is situated , this is the largest store in Amsterdam selling high end merchandise from...More

Thank awoolley440
Reviewed 4 days ago

Was visiting Amsterdam and this lovely square was part of the scenic area that is a must. The buildings are so reflective of the old-world style in the Netherlands.

Thank Geo1967
Reviewed 4 days ago

there were many statues and monuments in this area and beautiful buildings. the only thing we missed was more time to explore.

Thank Shelbydee
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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13 December 2017|
Response from Anja B | Reviewed this property |
The museumplein has the most enjoyable christmas market in the city centre, but there's also a big one at eventhall the RAI Amsterdam called winterparade. At Bloemenmarkt you can buy all christmas decoration and trees and... More
Marty M
15 October 2017|
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Response from playataurito | Reviewed this property |
Xmas market ? Unsure what you mean Every European city has a Christmas market normally from the 16th of Dec onwards
Tara W
2 August 2017|
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Response from Catherine R | Reviewed this property |
Funfair in Dam Square will be held this year Thursday 10/19/17 - Sunday, 10/29/17. Hours will be Friday and Saturday 11:00 - 24:00 and Sunday - Thursday from 11:00 - 23:00.