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Tuschinski Theater

26 - 34 Reguliersbreestraat, 1017 Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Rembrandtplein)
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Ranked #38 of 213 Activities in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters, Movie Theaters
Activities: Nightlife
Description: Amsterdam's most famous theater for cinema was built in 1921 as a "movie palace" in Art Deco style.
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59 reviews 59 reviews
21 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This has got to be the grandest cinema I've ever been in. It's like some sort of opera house. Went to see the equaliser starring Denzil Washington. The sound was great, the seats were great , just swerve the popcorn.

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Capelle aan den IJssel, The Netherlands
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133 reviews 133 reviews
63 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

This movie theatre build in the 1920's will give you a nice setting for a movie, even if be a contemporary one like "Skyfall". With a December chill and snow flakes in the air, it completes the feeling. And, there are nice restaurants in nearby.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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425 reviews 425 reviews
181 attraction reviews
203 helpful votes 203 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Going to the movies in Amsterdam is a must see experience, especially if the place is the Tuschinski Theater. The place was build in the 20s, opening in 1921, to be precise when a boom on cinema was happening in Holland. Tuschinski was a Polish immigrant that opened other cinemas in Rotterdam and then decided to build this one in... More

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435 attraction reviews
1,066 helpful votes 1,066 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This old-fashioned art deco theater is worth visiting for the artistry of the building and its architecture. A 45-minute tour gives the visitor an idea of what going to the movies meant in the 1920's. If you have the time, attend a performance here. It will transport your mind back to a time when going to the movies was really... More

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Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
30 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

This is such a stunning theater! Definitely go check it out. I was slightly disappointed that I didn't get to take advantage of the balcony seat deal that people have raved about on here because the seats are being renovated. They did not say how long the renovations would take.

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Saskatoon, SK
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40 reviews 40 reviews
15 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We battled jet lag the first day to see a movie in the main theatre. It's stubbing -- probably the most beautiful movie theatre I have ever seen. It takes you back to the grandeur of movie palaces of the past.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Stunning 1920s style movie theatre close to Rembrandtplein and Flower Market. Lovely, helpful staff. Get the VIP deal for the main cinema balcony seats - €15 each for film, snack & drink (inc beer or wine). Most films are shown in English with Dutch subtitles. Arrive early to admire the decor before the film starts.

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Tours, France
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68 reviews 68 reviews
21 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

We didn't actually pay to watch a movie here. If we'd had the time I would have loved to check out their loveseats! But we just had to see what this place looked like, it seemed so stunning in pictures! It was just as impressive in real life. You can walk in to the entrance hall and have a look... More

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London, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
12 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

It's like watching a movie in the Albert Hall! Great venue! If you like going to the cinema then you have to come here to watch a movie! The staff are really friendly and very helpful! The sound is fantastic! The setting is very unique!

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Grenoble, France
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Enjoyed watching a film in Zaal 1: the main theater. Went on a Monday : no need to book, and we got central seats second row of balcony: it was perfect for both viewing the film and admiring the theater. Although a little expensive (15,50 Eur for a balcony seat with drink and snack), we found it worth it.

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