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“Wow.. what an atmosphere” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Koninklijk Theater Carre

Koninklijk Theater Carre
Amstel 115-25 | Grachtengordel: East, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Binnenstad)
31 20 622 5225
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Ranked #15 of 303 attractions in Amsterdam
Type: Theaters
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Leiden, The Netherlands
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“Wow.. what an atmosphere”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Great show (Warhorse), good acoustic for music and you can see the stage from every seat. It is almost like you have golden seats. The service during the break was good, enough places to seat. It is a great building to see from the inside!

Visited June 2014
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Bloemfontein
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“We saw the circus”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

... and were disappointed to miss it the next year. An exceptional venue, parading exceptional talent. A pity the winter shows are less frequent; we would really have liked to see more.

Visited December 2013
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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“what a place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

it's worth the entrance fee just to see this place. So beautiful. Great staff to. Friendly, the stage show was excellent

Visited September 2013
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Hamburg, Germany
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“be aware of the acoustics”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

it is a nice building but it wasn't meant to be a concert hall (it was a circus) and therefore the acoustics are lousy ... if you know it and you don't go for the sound...it is a very enjoyable place

Visited April 2013
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Sydney, Australia
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“Loved the circus in a building built especially for circuses”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Theatre Carre was built to house circuses, and we were thrilled by the Wereld Kerst Circus (World Christmas Circus) that featured acts from acrooss the world - an brilliant American clown (Belo), breath-taking trapeze artists from North Korea, an amzing Italian ventriloquist and other acts from Russia, Vietnam, Italy and China.

This review, however, is about the venue.

Koninklijk Theater Carre is a stunningly gorgeous building on the banks of the River Amstel in eastern Amsterdam. It provides steeply tiered seating overlooking a 'theatre in the round'. Seats are very comfortable (although leg room is bit cramped). Access to the theatre and the ability to exit quickly is outstanding. Seats are on four levels and there are both stairs and lifts. Reastaurants and bars operate on most levels and there are enough cloak rooms to deal with demand quickly and efficiently.

Above all, this is a beautiful building that achieves its purpose efficiently.

Visited January 2014
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