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Address: Stationsplein, 1012 AB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Activities: People-watching
Description: 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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This station presents very well and dominates the central arrival area in Amsterdam. It has been cleaned up to some extent since our last visit when it was looking a bit... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Hasselt, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

An imposing station that looks lovely from different angles. Many trains, both national and international depart from here. Many cafes and eateries here.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

This station presents very well and dominates the central arrival area in Amsterdam. It has been cleaned up to some extent since our last visit when it was looking a bit scruffy. Watty

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Westcliff-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

At the end of the day it has tracks, trains, crowds of people and ticket offices BUT it is clean and efficient and the staff are very helpful. Oh, and the architecture is magnificent!

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Agra, India
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53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

It is a huge railway station connecting Netherlands to other major European cities ,station we took euro star to go to London ,station is very clean

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Being a European and growing up in Scandinavia, as a kid, it was fascinating to just go visiting the Central Railway Stations...and I when traveling today, I still do visit them..it is fascinating to just sit and watch people come and go in any of the Central Stations in any big city in Europe. And of course, New York City... More 

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sao paulo
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

An eye-catching building worth passing by, as you walk along the Oosterdok towards downtown. Did not feel like going in...

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Corona del Mar, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Arrived in Central Station by train from Schiphol airport; from the station you can walk to all/most of the "must see" destinations in Amsterdam.

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Largo, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

It is a very large station. with several places to east. There is an information desk but you need to be very careful and double check the signs to make sure your train has not been moved to another track like ours was. Enjoy the ride.

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Littleton, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

The shop keepers were very helpful during a very busy Queen's Day. I was able to purchase a cold remedy from a pharmacy.

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England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

couldn't wait to get through this station into the town area as there were certainly some characters in there

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Address: Address: Stationsplein, 1012 AB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Dam Square

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