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“meeting point” (15 reviews)
“dam square” (57 reviews)
“royal palace” (13 reviews)
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Dam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Red Light District (De Wallen)
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1 - 10 of 129 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Center of Amsterdam is this beautiful square with this huge monument. Most of the time you find street artists or a hotdog car here.

Thank Maarten K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A monument in Dam Square, it is a good location to rest if you are shopping or touring around the Square. Many people gather, it happened that a concert took place in the evening and it was nice event

Thank AbuSada2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This large (and important) monument in Dam Square was built to honor the casualties from World War 2. In July, there were so many people flocked around the monument, sitting and eating, that we could not get close enough to appreciate.

Thank Erin S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a large monument in the middle of Dam Square - but it is still easy to miss really seeing it as the square is so busy and so many tourists. Built in 1956 to remember all those that have lost their lives since...More

Thank James P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had gone by the monument a couple times before taking a photo and learned the significance as a memorial to the victims of the Nazis. As many have noted, it received about zero respect by the hordes that surround it. It is a great...More

Thank rk821
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had seen this monument in Dam Square during a previous stay in Amsterdam and viewed it again during our most recent stay in the city. One disappointing observation that we made during our most recent visit was the general lack of respect paid to...More

1  Thank BigHugh51
Reviewed 3 July 2017

The picture above is misleading as monument is behind one of the two lions which "guard" it. Its a photo op but surrounded by shallow & wide steps, it is very crowded for most of the day with people sitting all around it. Best to...More

Thank david n
Reviewed 29 June 2017

This is a great memorial site. It is a great place to take a photo or take a phot of the royal palce. It is very crowded however. If you can get a place to sit, it is a great place to see the busy...More

Thank Davydaniels
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

It is a lovely monument and a great place to set as a meeting point as it's easy to find. It's very crowded but a very nice monument. Expect people in your photo.

Thank Lane-English
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Not the main thing you must see in Amsterdam. The Square is do crowded and busy that after 5 minutes one wants to run away

Thank malgosiamatusiewicz
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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