Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ, Amsterdam

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#10 of 368 in Nightlife in The Netherlands
Architectural Building Concert / Show
Catch a performance or simply view the modern architecture at Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ, a concert hall for classic and contemporary music that also features regular art shows. Opened in 2005, this Danish-designed building with movable chairs and acclaimed acoustics imposes itself upon the waters of the IJ, offering a visual treat to spectators. The upper floor houses a computer-aided sound garden for children and there is a seafood restaurant from which you can take in the view of the IJ. Intensely lit at night, the building makes quite a spectacle in the dark with its reflection in the water. Plan your Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ visit and explore what else you can see and do in Amsterdam using our Amsterdam vacation trip planner.
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  • Visiting this building is perfect for enjoying modern architecture. The congress facilities are perfect. Take a look at the backside of the central station.  more »
  • Great concerts you can see here, but for a nice coffee, some snacks and an amazing view over the water, this is also a great spot! Sometimes very large cruise ships pass by and in the summer the terra...  more »
  • The entourage promisses you a great night out! We see a lot of opera's here. The acoustic is very good.  more »
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  • Spectacular building, with even better acoustics and sound systems. Has quality events with more unique performances.
  • Great terrace with first row view on cruise vessels in the port of Amsterdam.
  • Super good new building with fenomenal accoustic!
  • Love this place: the location, the view, the architecture,... You can enter for free inside the building to visit it and enjoy the view of central station and the eye. Outside you can also sit and chill when the weather is nice. And it is a great venue for music, they usually do a lot of interesting concerts. The program is usually more modern classical, electronic, jazz music.
  • Beautiful, nice sounds system.