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Address: 26 - 34 Reguliersbreestraat, 1017 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 31-20-626-2633
Activities: Nightlife
Description: Amsterdam's most famous theater for cinema was built in 1921 as a "movie...
Amsterdam's most famous theater for cinema was built in 1921 as a "movie palace" in Art Deco style.
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Amazing Cinema Experience

You can see a movie in any cinema, and the movie is an event in itself. Or you can see it in Tuschinski Theater, and the venue also becomes an event! Sadly, our film was not... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 12, 2015
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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30 reviews 30 reviews
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 via mobile

Visiting this Art Deco 'people's palace' is a must for tourists. It is intact and dazzling. But I recommend you take the (paid) guided tour only when the lights are ON! I recently visited and sat in the 'Grote Zaal' to see the movie. Something I have enjoyed doing a few times before. Imagine my surprise to sense movement around... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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94 reviews 94 reviews
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

I have seen many films in this beautiful theater, but I will not be going back for a while. They have a serious problem with small rodents which they do not expect to get rid off. Last night I had tickets for 'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' in the great hall number one and seeing many mice running around... More 

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Cocoa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

You can see a movie in any cinema, and the movie is an event in itself. Or you can see it in Tuschinski Theater, and the venue also becomes an event! Sadly, our film was not "first run" or "big budget", so it was projected in one of the smaller rooms. But the front of the building, the entry lobby... More 

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Shanghai, China
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

This theatre turned into a cinema gives you a very special experience! You have to go to the grand saal to get the full experience. Go for the balcony ticket for 15€ per person, drinks and snacks are included.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 via mobile

If you are seeing a film, be sure to see it at this landmark theater! Can be crowded and I'm not sure the young appreciate what a jewel this is. A true wonder! Go just to see the main theater 1. Rest are like large screening rooms! It's all about Saal one!

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Bellinzona, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

beautiful cinema! We've booked a lodge arrangement and luckily that night the room was half empty, so we had it all to ourselves. The arrangement includes a loveseat for two people, drinks and snacks which are brought to you by a waiter before the performance starts. We'll certainly go back!

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london
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

A stunning building inside and out. Screen 1 (zaal 1) is the main theatre which looks amazing. Sadly the film we went to see was not in this room and were disappointed to have to sit in a normal, bland looking cinema room. But the seats were comfortable and the rows tiered so I could see (only 5 ft tall,... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Watching a movie at the Tuschinski theater is a movie experience like no other. The main cinema (zaal 1), which really has the looks and feel of a huge old theater, features 'standard' floor seating, but also balcony and loge seats. All are great seats from which to marvel at the theater around. My personal favorite would be the loges,... More 

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cairo - egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

The Theater Tuschinski is the Netherlands' most beautiful cinema and one of the greatest ever erected. It was built in 1921 by Abraham Tuschinski, a Jewish tailor from Poland. Tuschinski was on his way to America in the early-1900’s, when he was waylaid in Rotterdam and ended up building a movie theatre enterprise instead. The building also boasted not only... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

When in Amsterdam, watching a movie at the Tuschinski theater might be one of the best attractions the city holds. It is not frequented by tourists as much as most attractions and the building is stunning both from inside and outside.

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