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Address: Stationsplein, 1012 AB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 09008011
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Completed in 1889 and located in the heart of town, this neo-Renaissance...

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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Beautiful building undergoing some renovation but easy to find your way. Staff were very helpful. We went to Utrecht for the day which we highly recommend. The train trip was... read more

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Beautiful building undergoing some renovation but easy to find your way. Staff were very helpful. We went to Utrecht for the day which we highly recommend. The train trip was easy and the station was easy to use.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Central Station where everything ends up. Has buses, boats and trams/metro connected to it. Also has some shops, where I can recommend "AH to Go" where we easily bought our breakfasts for a good price.

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Bucharest, Romania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Central station- good location, a lot of connections, information well displayed. The only negative point i have is that the tickets are bought from machines that accept only credit cards, i couldn t find one to accept cash

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Loved centraal station, the starbucks upstairs is a MUST see.. it looks gorgeous. Fabulous building.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Its a busy station but everything is there. If you are hungry, you have no problem at all. Toilets are there but you need a 50cent Euro coin. They are super clean.

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Thank Elizabeth W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Well every time I come to Amsterdam I always take the train! It's quick, easy and goes everywhere!!! And it's not expensive at all.. Much cheaper then a taxi from the airport and you get to see the station! Huge!!

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Thank Mariam G
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Set in a stunning building is one of the most efficient rail services you will find. Easy and quick to get tickets. The machine even checks you have the correct ticket before finalising the payment. Staff all know what where and when for platforms etc. Train to airport every fifteen minutes on clean and punctual trains with no overcrowding except... More 

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Thank Page2302
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

you can always go to the central station if you get lost :)) transportation junction very interesting building nice view of the canal

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Its a train station. You can board trains here. Not sure why its considered an attraction ...... its a train station ...... with trains .... maybe some busses..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Easy to use. Lots of trains and lots of help. Trains run on time and are frequent, clean and safe. Use to get to and from the airport for 5.20 euro single. Machines to get tickets that take cash or cards and day and single tickets. Good signage although more could be in English.

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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 hardly more than a moment’s stroll away. With the well-connected Centraal Station as Centrum’s base, it's easy to travel farther afield via one of the city’s iconic trams.
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