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Dam Square, Amsterdam

Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
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3.7/5 based on 6,500+ reviews on the web
At the historical center of the city, Dam Square, attend an event or tour nearby sites, such as the Royal Palace. The area's name comes from its original function as a dam on the Amstel River in 1270. In addition to the Royal Palace, built in Neoclassical style in the 17th century, the square is also home to the National Monument, Gothic New Church, and Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum. Visit these sites, use the square as a meeting point for friends, or stop by during one of its many events. Using our international travel planner, Amsterdam attractions like Dam Square can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • A must see. It is the place where gather all youth, there are street performers at all times give show. If you want to relax stop at any bar in the square and sipping a heineken enjoying great views of city life.
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  • Beautiful buildings and history all about Dam Square. Amazed by how much goes on in the square. Entertainment goes on most days. Is always crowded. Loads of bars and restaurants around. Always full of...  read more »
  • busy place most people this meeting place and many people wait here because there is always movement is many people and also performances and people who as a human statue or other shows give especially in summer it completely full and on May 4 there is a remembrance day on the square and sometimes there is a fun fair on this square which is very busy and especially nice because there are many tourists are
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  • Always love holland and this has some great gifts! However this gives you a huge range of objects to buy! If anything try and attempt to learn THANKYOU and good bye in Dutch.
  • Very American feel to this place, clean bright, great selection of touristy nicknaks, great location. Though I'd recommend the Flower market most magnets and trinkets are a few Euro cheaper, that and it has a more European feel
  • Great Shop Team! My son lost his wallet in the shop and they sent it to our home through priority mail within 1 week and, needless to say, with everything inside. Really kind and fair! All the best to Dam Square Souvenirs!
  • Good veriety, wheel chair accessible, prices are average for the city.
  • Wonderful for people watching. Have a coffee at the Majestic.
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