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“Must do in Amsterdam” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Amsterdamse Bos

Amsterdamse Bos
Bosbaanweg 5 | Amstelveen, 1182 DA Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Stadsdeel Zuid)
+31 20 545 6100
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Ranked #16 of 303 attractions in Amsterdam
Type: Parks
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Covering an area of almost 1000 hectares, the Amsterdamse Bos is one of the largest city parks in Europe. It contains 150 indigenous species of trees and over 200 species of birds. The park sits to the South of central Amsterdam and can easily be reached by bike, tram or metro from the city center.
Amstelveen, The Netherlands
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“Must do in Amsterdam”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Amsterdamse Bos is a huge park located in the very south and has part of it in Amstelveen. Fantastic place for summer afternoons with children. The best way to explore it is by bike, as it is huge. Tip: rent a boat and row through the internal lakes and canals !

Visited September 2013
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“Very nice”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

We had one nice day with sunshine , so we went to Amsterdamse bos. This is a very nice park and you can walk there for hours. The water in the park is nice , go there if you have nice day with sunshine.

Visited December 2013
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Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
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“nice park with olympic rowing history.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

Originally this park was built for the olympic games before ww2 , now it's a very relaxing place to be especially during weekdays when it's quiet. A great place tojust stroll along.

Visited November 2012
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“Gorgeous Goat farm”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

Relaxed kids farm with goats enclosures and free range chickens roaming around. YOu can buy small bottles of milk to feed to the baby goats whch kids loved. Nice shop to buy goats cheese and fresh eggs as well as goats milk ice cream and café. Fun playground for kids, too.

Visited October 2013
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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“A cyclists dream”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

One has the idea that Holland is small, but Amsterdam has such great wooded parks for cycling right on the edge of the city and this is one not to be missed. Find the organic farm!

Visited September 2013
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