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“Beautiful Theatre with homey feel and superb location” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Koninklijk Theater Carre

Koninklijk Theater Carre
Amstel 115-125 | Grachtengordel: East, 1018 EM Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Binnenstad)
0900 25 25 255 / +31 20 52 49 452
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Ranked #13 of 246 Attractions in Amsterdam
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“Beautiful Theatre with homey feel and superb location”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

The Royal Carré Theatre in Amsterdam is ideally located at the banks of the river Amstel. An easy stroll (or public transport) will get you there. We watched a musical in this theatre and we thoroughly enjoyed the homey feel that this theatre gives you. The sound and vision are very well as are the services (drinks, bathrooms). The building is beautiful inside and out. We went to 'HEMA the musical' and that really was a hoot! We will definately go to the Royal Carré Theatre again.

Visited May 2013
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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“Carre, one of Amsterdam’s famous theaters”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

This is one of the famous Amsterdam theaters, hosting many shows and theatrical events throughout the year.

Visited March 2013
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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“The Carnegie Hall of Amsterdam”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

I have seen some concerts here - one of the highlights was Madre Deus and Fela!. Because of the superb ambience and acoustics of the place, many live videos have been shot here. One case in point - a concert of Buena Vista Social Club.

I had the great fortune to perform there in September last year, along with 1,000 voices. It was totally a capella and the acoustics were so great that it was a treat.

The place has been fully refurbished for its 125th anniversary in December 2013. So it looks and sounds amazing.

Visited September 2012
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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“Most beautiful theatre in Holland”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

This is the most prestious and beautiful theatre in Holland right on the edge of the canals. The performances range from classic theatre and music to circus. Pick your favourite and have a great night out. Pre-performance dinners can be had in the theatre itself if you book well beforehand - otherwise next door restaurants make sure you are fed and on time for the curtain.

Visited March 2013
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“Charming and Beautiful Theater”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

I was lucky to see Eddie Vedder perform here. An amazing venue! Very comfortable seats, and great acoustics.

Visited July 2012
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