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Amsterdamse Bos

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Address: Bosbaanweg 5 | Amstelveen, 1182 DA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: +31 20 545 6100
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
Description: Covering an area of almost 1000 hectares, the Amsterdamse Bos is one of...
Covering an area of almost 1000 hectares, the Amsterdamse Bos is one of the largest city parks in Europe. It contains 150 indigenous species of trees and over 200 species of birds. The park sits to the South of central Amsterdam and can easily be reached by bike, tram or metro from the city center.
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Nice woodland area, but a fair bit away from the city center

Probably not on the list if you visit for a weekend only, but definitely worthwhile if you stay for a bit longer. Kids would love the "great outdoors" here, and for adults there... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Probably not on the list if you visit for a weekend only, but definitely worthwhile if you stay for a bit longer. Kids would love the "great outdoors" here, and for adults there is fabulous hiking and running... even horseback riding. Nice!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The Amsterdam forest has something for everybody and all ages. Kids can enjoy Climbing at the commercial jungle near the entrance or visit the goat farm or swiimingpools. There are canoes for hire, several locations to get food and drinks and a variety of landscapee ranging from forest lanes to meadows. Sailing and boating available on the bordering Nieuwe Meer... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Originally called "Bos plan" as it was set up as a project for the vast amount of unemployed. Nowadays it is a large forest which provides endless possibilities for the outdoor lovers. Whether you are in to walking, cycling, running, horseriding, bootcamp, rowing etc, there is even a fun obstacle/climbing course set up. Only a couple of minutes out of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Green green amazing place for a run - I often used this to get "out" of the city great place for saturday picnics

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

I love nature, so maybe for me everything with trees is beautiful, by the way we get there by bike and we visited it almost entirely (day trip), and it's very beautiful. Nature,magnificent trees, cherry blossom shower, birds, and the goat farm is very nice. If you spend at least one week in A'dam you should visit it, but if... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

large and very different scenic views. accessible by bike, running and walking. free parking. don't miss the goat farm: an unique experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

***** fabulous peace & quiet. Wonderful spot to stay in our VW camper! Have stayed many times before. The Eco cabin are basic but clean & functional.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

i spent my last day cycling ard the whole place, since it was a weekday, it was particularly quiet and the small animals running ard me. what you can't miss is the lake, it is a scene that most can be missed but should not be missed if you stay in ams. besides, it is so fair to rent a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

The Amsterdamse Bos (Forest) is a park/forest that is perfect for walking and running. Also, there are tide pools for children, a fun forest and a 2km rowing circuit (Bosbaan). If you like watching airplanes, you're in luck: it is close to Schiphol Airport and on some days the planes fly over very low.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

The lungs of the city; this is a half-park, half-forest with endless walking and biking trails, ponds, lakes and canals, boats for rent, cute bridges, forest playgrounds for kids and even an action platform with zip-lines and tree bridges. Dog and horse friendly.

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Address: Bosbaanweg 5 | Amstelveen, 1182 DA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: +31 20 545 6100
Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Stadsdeel Zuid

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