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Address: Stationsplein, 1012 AB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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09008011
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Completed in 1889 and located in the heart of town, this neo-Renaissance...

Completed in 1889 and located in the heart of town, this neo-Renaissance rail station was designed by P.J.H. Cuypers, the same person who designed the famous Rijksmuseum.

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Beautiful train station

The Amsterdam train station is a beautiful attraction to see. It's also very centrally located to the sites and a good place to catch a tram.

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Tehran, Iran
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The sration at the heart of the city which Hop-on Hop-off bus and boats start here.also many GVB tram starts their journey to the city here like lines 4,9,16,3 and so on. You may have international train route here as well as the country train services,the main demerit is alack of enough information desk there which can not be found... More 

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Bergen op Zoom, Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The Amsterdam train station is a beautiful attraction to see. It's also very centrally located to the sites and a good place to catch a tram.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is very easy to get to from the Schiphol airport on a layover. It takes around 20 minutes on the train. The inside is modern, and the facade has medieval castle looks. The station is huge and attached to the stations there are quite a few hotels. I think in my next trip, I could travel to most of... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I wouldnt call Centraal Station an attraction, however I did enjoy having a beer tasting flight at the Little Delirium bar. For those just arriving to Amsterdam, Centraal Station is your hub for trains to the airport and sorrounding area, as well as public transportation to all areas within the Amsterdam city limits. Also, a free ferry is available at... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We were a bit confused when we first arived but the people working at the station were really kind and helpful so we had no problem finding our way there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Take the train...anywhere! We went to Delft - a 55 minute train ride. Delft is a small town best known for the Delft Blue pottery. You can visit the place where it is made, have lunch on a side street or in the Square, go shopping in quaint shops. And, when you are ready, take the train back to Centraal... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is really only worth a visit if you are using the trains The facade is very interesting but inside is a modern station Easy to find your train and the correct platform

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You get struck by how beautiful the building is when you step outside and turn around. Staff are extremely helpful, as with everywhere in Amsterdam. Great range of food and drink shops too, and the layout of the station is extremely easy to get around.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Didn't have much trouble with any transfers to and from the airport. Managed to get a pass for 3 days so this made it very easy. On the return to the airport I made it to the desk and was helped by the staff there to get the correct ticket. Great stuff and no stress.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Station that linked you to other cities in Europe, I was depart from this station heading to Brussels. Station is an old iconic building but no chance to take a good picture inside cause of mass of people..

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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 hardly more than a moment’s stroll away. With the well-connected Centraal Station as Centrum’s base, it's easy to travel farther afield via one of the city’s iconic trams.
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