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Completed in 1889 and located in the heart of town, this neo-Renaissance rail station was designed by P.J.H. Cuypers, the same person who designed the famous Rijksmuseum.
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Stationsplein 9, 1012 AB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Centrum
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

In terms of the bare minimum that I expect a train station to do, Centraal Station does it with absolute aplomb. It’s beautiful to look at from the outside, it’s amazingly easy to navigate, has an absolute plethora of shops, cafes and restaurants and, as...More

Thank Smoliver2323
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Once you get your bearings you are good to go. Encountered numerous staff that were so very helpful in this huge complex. Great last minute shopping for food and gifts. Can be risky entering from wharf side avoiding the suicidal bicycle maniacs...

Thank wolfsbite
Reviewed yesterday

I suggested that travelers should spent fair amount of time in here. Trains, buses and trams etc were all here. Not to forgot the free ferries just outside the station. A good Train information centre was inside for you to understand all your enquires. The...More

Thank wiseguy1282005
Reviewed yesterday

An excellent way to travel to and from outlaying areas of Amsterdam. The bus station is located here along with the train station and a mall. Lots of places to eat. Clean.

Thank Judy S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This station is massive especially compared to those train stations in England. The staff are very helpful and plenty of signs for certain destinations. Good pricing and a good experience especially on the double decker trains!

Thank C5712LJ
Reviewed yesterday

This station was a meet up place for all my friends traveling at different times. There is restaurants and ATM's available and is near the canals.

Thank Tahirina
Reviewed yesterday

What a wonderful location and its so well made and easy to get around. Signage everywhere and its impossible to get lost. All transit arrives here ( Buses, Trams, Ferries, Trains and Subway )

Thank Rjfaas
Reviewed yesterday

Helpful information desk. Puts the UK train network to shame. Clean, inexpensive, fab trains that run to time etc. Everything the privatised UK train network isn't.

Thank Andrew L
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It's a huge station and can easily get lost. I found the displays to be poor. I wanted a train to the airport but non of the signs had airport but only final destination. He had to stop someone as we were short on time....More

Thank canadian-eh777
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The station has undergone a complete make over since I was last there. Just went to see the changes and the waterfront behind the station. Nice, but stark.

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Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of
tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists
and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the
best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe.
Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops
of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones
Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods
such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring
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Kirt K
August 25, 2018|
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Response from Richard K | Reviewed this property |
When you get into the front hall of the airport terminal (following signs to ground transportation), you will see ticket kiosks and crowds of people. You can use either the kiosk, or get in line at the ticket counter... More
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Lee H
August 23, 2018|
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Response from esperanza19 | Reviewed this property |
Hello Lee Februari you can visit Amsterdam. Maybe there will be snow and Cold weather. So bring warm clothes with you. 3-4 days or a weekend is ok to visit Amsterdam. Take the Eurostar. But,flyng is cheaper. Look at... More
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Mohamad Zairy I... I
July 14, 2018|
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Response from esperanza19 | Reviewed this property |
You can also hotels via TripAdvisor. Or Trivago Or at Stayokay THIS are hostels in the Netherlands. Or training the New Corendon Amsterdam city hotel
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