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Amsterdamse Bos

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Address: Bosbaanweg 5 | Amstelveen, 1182 DA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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+31 20 545 6100
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
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Covering an area of almost 1000 hectares, the Amsterdamse Bos is one of the...

Covering an area of almost 1000 hectares, the Amsterdamse Bos is one of the largest city parks in Europe. It contains 150 indigenous species of trees and over 200 species of birds. The park sits to the South of central Amsterdam and can easily be reached by bike, tram or metro from the city center.

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Rent a canoe.

A perfect hideout from Amsterdam. You can rent canoës and explore this beautiful place at the small rivers running through it

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A perfect hideout from Amsterdam. You can rent canoës and explore this beautiful place at the small rivers running through it

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

nice for a walk, for a picknick. for little kids there is a litlle swimming area, which is great in summer

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2017

It is called bos (forest) but it is more of a very big park. Lots of water (streams and lakes). Narrow winding paths and big grassy meadows. Nice place to walk and relax

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2017 via mobile

Man made wonderful park, this park is huge and has got everything for everyone. Walkers can walk on the walking track, runners have running track and horse riders get their trainings. Great fun for kids during summers as they enjoy the sun in the waters, small swimming pools and ice cream make it even better for kids and families to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017

My wife prefers nature to cities so we always try to fit in at least one day for this kind of experience. The Bos met the criteria very well and is just a short ride from the inner city.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017

Away from the crowd, dive into green Amsterdam! This is where locals go when in need of a breather. Take the kids to the forrest museum or go climb the trees at the Fun Forest. You can have wonderfull pancakes at Boerderij Meerzicht and feed baby goats and have fresh goatsmilk ice cream at the Gietenboerderij Ridammerhoeve. All in one... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017

There is a story behind Bos, that when there was no employment in the NL the govt asked people to build something , which they named Amsterdam Bos. By far the most beautiful place as of now, U have so much to do there, U have nature walk, Restaurants, Boating and what not, a must must visit when u go... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

We only went to a small section of this park for a walk on a bitterly cold day. Would love to see more of it. Loads of wildlife and walking trails. Good helpful visitor centre with toilets. Would definitely put this as a must see place.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016

This is a huge park southwest of the city. It's great for cycling, horseback riding, walking the dog and numerous other outdoor activities. It is a man made park as part of a public works project. Most of the trees were planted and the water courses formed.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016

A goat farm with ice cream, meat, cheese, milk, children's playing area, lots of little goats, a sauna, fitness, wellness centre with a swimming pool, water sports, a pancake house, open air theatre, picnic places, a nature centre, paddling pool, horse riding, a naturist's field and more! unfortunately built by slave labour but none the less it's pretty easy to... More 

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