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“Do not miss the Amsterdam Library!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Central Library (Openbare Bibliotheek)

Central Library (Openbare Bibliotheek)
Oosterdokskade 143, 1011 Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Binnenstad)
020 5230900
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Ranked #2 of 247 Attractions in Amsterdam
Type: Libraries, Cultural
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“Do not miss the Amsterdam Library!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

Food and views on the top floor make this a needed stop on your trip. The actual library is also over the top with books, cd/DVD and art work.

It is by far one of the nicest libraries. Happy to recommend!

Visited August 2013
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“The nicest libary I know!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

Just enjoy yourself reading books or having lunchor dinner @ the rooftop with an incredible view over amsterdam. The building is very modern.

Visited March 2013
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“La Place has fantastic food.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Do not miss this place if you are in the city. Thoroughly enjoyed the soups and salads. The view from the top floor of the library was fabulous.

Visited August 2013
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“Interesting Architecture & Wonderful Cafe”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Wander through to see the modern architecture, lighting, and fun furniture in the library, and the famous "Mouse House" in the children's area. Sometimes the library has Special Exhibit that's worth checking out. The cafe on 7th floor is an outstanding eatery at reasonable prices. Views are nice too! (Free wifi).

Visited August 2013
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“Perfect lunch”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Go to the top floor (7) and have lunch while looking out to the top of Amsterdam. The food is very good and reasonable prices

Visited August 2013
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