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“Great view” 4 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 #3 of 300 attractions in Amsterdam
Type: Libraries
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birmingham
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“Great view”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013 via mobile

We made our way here after arriving in Amsterdam from the train station. Head to the top floor, great views of the city. Worth a visit and it's free!

Visited October 2013
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“Unexpected location”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

The library is worth a visit. Walk the stairs or take the elevator and find the restaurant on the top floor. Fine view and reasonable food.

Visited November 2013
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“Modern and still warm.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013 via mobile

I went here with my little daughter, so first we checked -1 etage with children's books and it is very nice decorated, with huge animals etc...There were many people sitting with children and grand children, reading them books.

On the first floor, close to the entrance, there is piano, so here and there someone sits and play.

We took elevator on the top - 6th floor and have a walk to another floor higher, where the restaurant is, but note that from 1st of November, the terracce is closed, sothe view you can have just from inside of the restaurant.

In ground floor, next to the entrance, there is nice and cheap self service restaurant.

Visited November 2013
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“Very good place to learn”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

I went to see the library. It's very large, it has 10 stages. There are many books. It's a lovely place to read a book quietly. There is a restaurant to eat when you get hungry.

Visited November 2013
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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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