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“A must to visit and have coffee and lunch!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Central Library (Openbare Bibliotheek)

Central Library (Openbare Bibliotheek)
Oosterdokskade 143, Amsterdam 1011, The Netherlands (Binnenstad)
020 5230900
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Ranked #3 of 296 attractions in Amsterdam
Type: Libraries
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Helsinki, Finland
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“A must to visit and have coffee and lunch!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

A must to visit, the cafeteria at the top of the library gives you a great view over the city centre and with that you have an excellent choice for lunch. A very popular place. The building itself is also worth taking a tour, fantastic place.

Visited September 2013
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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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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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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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