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Koninklijk Theater Carre

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Address: Amstel 115-125 | Grachtengordel: East, 1018 EM Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: +31 900 2525255
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The best circus I've been to

This is pure magic - from start to end. We were most likely the only tourists attending to this circus, and we didn't feel uncomfortable at all. In the entrance we were so warm... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
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Lofoten Islands, Norway
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Lofoten Islands, Norway
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71 reviews 71 reviews
45 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

This is pure magic - from start to end. We were most likely the only tourists attending to this circus, and we didn't feel uncomfortable at all. In the entrance we were so warm welcomed by everyone. The circus itself is in Dutch - of course. You don't need to understand the language to have a good time, we enjoyed... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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101 reviews 101 reviews
15 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Firsly - beware of hoax sites that sell tickets online! We had to make a second purchase at the theatre for Sound of Music. well worth it! We had gallery seats whic is quite steeped but is manageable. There is a restaurant you can consider before the show. We had coffee and cake. Stunning professional performance.

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Capelle aan den IJssel, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015 via mobile

The Carre theatre is worth while visiting when visiting Amsterdam for a couple of days. If you plan your trip in advance, look it up and you may find a pop concert or another interesting thing going on. You can purchase tickets on the Internet and pick them up shortly before the performance. There are a lot of good cafes... More 

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Brigg, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

First off, booking tickets from the UK for a performance here was an easy task thanks to the amazingly helpful staff (and a small hand from google translate) It is an impressive yet intimate theatre, putting you very close to the stage wherever you are seated. We came to watch Within Temptation and the sound quality was superb, enriching the... More 

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

I was lucky enough to be given tickets to Caro Emerald for a gift. I have never been in a theatre so beautiful. The sound was the best ever. Caro and her wonderful band made all my dreams come true in one night. I will return whenever she does. I could imagine this old building as a circus venue. So... More 

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Lelystad, The Netherlands
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This is a totally unique theatre and although many people fit into this setting is still gives a special sphere. The stage is almost the same height as the seats so you feel part of the show yourself. This is a place to visit at least once and remember the wonderful magic that theatre creates.

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Mississauga
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Went there to see Elvis Costello. Wonderful Theatre, full of history and great sound. The elegance of days gone by are on full display.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Carre started as a circus venue. It now is one of the theaters in whic yu feel the history of theater, before TV and such. It is fun to go to in order to experience theater as it should be with all the glitter and window dressing that is expected to be there.I like the christmaspcircus as well as Herman... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This theater is amazing If you like theater you should not miss this one the theater has a big renovation behind. it's very modern but give you also some old fasion class. This theater is one of the famous ones real big ones been here on stage and I recomend to every one who like theater.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I love the ambience of the Carre - really elegant and plush. The seats are banked very steeply, so it is always possible to see over the heads of the people in front (even the tallest Dutchman!) It is a good venue for plays, musicals or concerts, although indeed the acoustics are better at the Concertgebouw. Just a short (scenic)... More 

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