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“50% discount tickets available day of at Amsterdam Library” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Concertgebouw

Concertgebouw
Concertgebouwplein 10 | Museum Quarter, 1071LN Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Museumplein)
+31 900 6718345
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Ranked #2 of 303 Attractions in Amsterdam
Type: Theaters, Concerts, Historic Sites
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: The Royal Concertgebouw is one of the world's most famous concert halls renowned for its exceptional acoustics. With 700 concerts a year the Concertgebouw offers a varied programme featuring leading international musicians, orchestras, and conductors. The hall functions as a home base for the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, one of the very best orchestras in the world. Time and time again, critics have lauded its unique sound, which clearly stands out among thousands of others. Behind-the-scenes tours provide a look into the concert hall's rich history. There are scheduled tours three times a week and for groups available on request. From September to June at 12:30pm. Every Wednesday, there is a free 30 minute concert in the Concertgebouw. This is often a public rehearsal from world famous orchestras or ensembles that will perform, for a fee, later that evening.
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“50% discount tickets available day of at Amsterdam Library”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

The Concertgebouw is a venue that any music lover should try to attend. We were so lucky to see a chamber music ensemble last night that was unforgettable. The venue, the music. All first class. As a tip, stop by the World famous Amsterdam city library near the Centraal Station for lunch (7th floor, great view of city, great restaurant) and pick up tickets for any cultural event that day, half price and the ticket includes public transit to and fro. (got to love Amsterdam for this)

Visited July 2014
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“Highlight of Amsterdam Trip”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I enjoyed a free concert in the small hall at the Concertgebouw featuring vocal and instrumental students. Free concerts are held at noontime on Wednesdays. Go early (at least 30-45 minutes) to stand in line for admission.

Visited June 2014
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“Free concert”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We went to the free 30 minute lunch concert that takes place once a week. We were in the smaller concert hall and got there early which was essential as it is very popular. This was a great show with a variety of instruments played by young musicians. The venue is impressive and for free it was definitely worth doing!

Visited June 2014
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“always love it there”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

nice drinks, nice atmopshere, nice food (attention though portions are small; so not for big eaters), and internet access...

Visited June 2014
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“Concertgebouw Amsterdam's music halls...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This music hall has some of the best accoustics in the world. Don't miss a concert in the large hall, or chamber music or lieder in the small hall. An unforgettable experience. World top performers here...

Visited April 2014
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