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Concertgebouwplein 10 | Museum Quarter, 1071 LN Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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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. Due to the popularity of these concerts it is recommended to arrive at least 45min before the concert.
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Concertgebouwplein 10 | Museum Quarter, 1071 LN Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Museum Quarter (Museumkwartier)
+31 900 6718345
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Reviewed April 9, 2014

The location is gorgeous, you feel as if you're right on the water. The bar / restaurants faces west so this is a great place to visit at sunset. Staff are accommodating and the food & drinks menu is fine. Decor of the place is...More

Thank Vivrelife
Reviewed April 9, 2014

This famous, beautiful hall is home to a great orchestra, the Royal Concertgebouw. Tickets are expensive, which is par for the course with a major European orchestra. The fabled acoustics were better - nearly ideal in fact - in the rear balcony than in the...More

Thank slsiege
Reviewed April 7, 2014

I have nothing but high praise for this venue. It is a beautiful place and the acoustics are excellent. I would recommend anyone travelling to Amsterdam to take in a concert here. I would also recommend making a reservation for pre concert dinner in the...More

Thank HughCondron
Reviewed April 4, 2014

From the first note, it was clear that this would be an exceptional musical experience. The concert hall is beautiful and rather intimate, with justly celebrated acoustics. There may be no bad seat in the house with respect to listening to the music. The orchestra...More

Thank IngridRPT
Reviewed April 3, 2014

Went to the Concertgebouw in November with a Ludovicio Einaudi concert. Have been before. It's just a legendary concerthall: the sound, the interior, it's top notch. Due to their extensive programming with multiple occasions a day, it is easy to pay this venue a visit...More

Thank Timothy W
Reviewed April 3, 2014

Thanks to the high stage, our expensive seats at the side of the front stalls gave us poor sight lines. Mariss Jansons and the Concertgebouw Orchestra were splendid, though.

Thank James P
Reviewed March 28, 2014

We enjoyed a typically 'Dutch' New Year's concert here. Having worked in the Music Business for 30 years, I am no stranger to this venue. Again centrally situated, beautifully decorated inside, excellent accoustics, pleasant bars and restaurants. The concert we experienced had something for all...More

Thank Polly S
Reviewed March 27, 2014

This is such an impressive venue. The music was excellent and we considered it such a special experience.

Thank DavidCarolKt
Reviewed March 26, 2014

We attended a Sunday afternoon matinee featuring Beethoven's First Piano Concerto with Lars Vogt and Bruckner's Ninth, both conducted by Mariss Jansons. Both were powerfully performed, the orchestra was vibrant, nuanced and the dynamics so well shaped. We now understand the attraction of this world...More

Thank travelfunaddicts
Reviewed March 26, 2014

What a great opportunity to visit one of the most famous concert halls in the world! Each Wednesday at 12:30, the Concertgebouw offers a free concert. Line up early -- it's very popular!

Thank JinxieCLT
Museum Quarter (Museumkwartier)
Top sites to see in this attractive and affluent part
of town include the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh
Museum, to name but two of the highly acclaimed
museums of the aptly named Museum Quarter. And if you
need a break from all the fantastic art, there’s the
Neoclassical Concertgebouw music hall and Vondelpark,
the city’s largest park. Shopaholics and luxury brand
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September 7, 2017|
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Response from bimmerfun | Reviewed this property |
Wednesday Lunch Concerts are free. They are not in the main concert hall and they do not feature headliners, but they're very enjoyable. Obviously, you have to check their schedule to see who is performing in the main hall... More
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December 11, 2016|
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Response from valinholland | Reviewed this property |
Hi Marsha! You don't have to be very fancy, but don't show up in jeans. It's not that they won't let you in, but you will feel uncomfortable. Wear a dress with heels, or pants with a nice jacket. Hope you will enjoy yourself!
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Response from Ana F | Reviewed this property |
I would be wearing something elegant (for example something in black) but it is also fine if you wear jeans. Dutch people are very practical when it comes to fashion
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