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“Fantastic” 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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MIAMI
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“Fantastic”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

What a fantastic resource! While our city(Miami) is closing its libraries-amesterdam shows us this--a stunning facility that has all the resources and all the media one could hope for, a phenomenal restaurant, a bar and the best view of amsterdam from the port. Visit at night-or for dinner-and read a book or attend a program-its a 2 minute walk from the Central station and should not be missed.

Visited October 2013
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“Birds eye view”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

Helpful staff, beautiful views from each floor. Unfortunately we were here in a really bad storm and power went off so we left.

Visited October 2013
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“Best Library Ever!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

My husband and I went based on the reviews, and we thought it was great. Seven floors! There is a GREAT cafeteria/food court style restaurant on the top where they sold very healthy tasty dishes. Great view of Amsterdam from patio.

Visited November 2013
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“Amazing building but go the top floor to eat!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

By chance after going to Nemo we went into the library. One of the recommendations is the view from the roof top. Nothing wildly exciting but we stumbled on a gem in terms of value in the restaurant on the top floor. Great choice, freshly cooked in front of you and good value. All the family had their choice of what to eat and were happy. Go there, its called La Place.

Visited October 2013
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“ABN Bank was the name, vijzelstraat amsterdam”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

This building is amazing an milistone in banking history, and now an Library but also you can find your family roots becouse down stairs their is the facebook for the past !

Visited September 2013
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