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Koninklijk Theater Carre

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Address: Amstel 115-125 | Grachtengordel: East, 1018 EM Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 0900 25 25 255 / +31 20 52 49 452
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A grand venue with great acoustics

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 5, 2015
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Brigg, England, United Kingdom
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Brigg, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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 

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Lelystad, The Netherlands
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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10 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 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.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 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 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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18 helpful votes 18 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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Amsterdam
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13 helpful votes 13 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.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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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.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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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.

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