We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Koninklijk Theater Carre

Address: Amstel 115-125 | Grachtengordel: East, 1018 EM Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Binnenstad)
Phone Number: 0900 25 25 255 / +31 20 52 49 452
Website
Improve this listing
94%
Ranked #49 of 332 Activities in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters, Theater & Concerts
Attraction details
Type: Theaters, Theater & Concerts

Hotels near Koninklijk Theater Carre

Write a Review

201 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    120
    69
    10
    1
    1
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
black country
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lelystad, The Netherlands
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Mississauga
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
10 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
43 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Top Contributor
148 reviews 148 reviews
79 attraction reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Amsterdam
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Carre was built to house a circus, not a concert hall, go to the Concertgebouw for acoustics. It’s on the Amstel river, it has ambience, and certainly part of the Amsterdam evening out scene.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

one of the nicest theatres in the netherlands and greatly located by the Amstel river. Has its own champagne bar plus other options to eat and drink. still haven't had dinner there yet.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Nice place to see a good show. Beware: some seats are high up (if you have fear of heights). The building is neorenaissancestyle.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Amsterdam
Top Contributor
310 reviews 310 reviews
228 attraction reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Though you don't like to attend the circus or concert, but you need to see this place once. It's a good place for shows like cirsus, musical etc. The hall is beautiful. Wherever you sit, you still see the stage. I've been here a couple times and like to come again for other performances.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Koninklijk Theater Carre also viewed

Amsterdam, North Holland Province
Amsterdam, North Holland Province
 
Amsterdam, North Holland Province
 

Been to Koninklijk Theater Carre? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Koninklijk Theater Carre staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?