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Amsterdamse Bos

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Address: Bosbaanweg 5 | Amstelveen, 1182 DA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: +31 20 545 6100
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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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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The Amsterdamse Bos is a getaway from the city. It's quite big, and a lot of people come there to picknick, chill, biking, running and enjoy the nature. Take a walk around and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Amsterdamse Bos is a getaway from the city. It's quite big, and a lot of people come there to picknick, chill, biking, running and enjoy the nature. Take a walk around and you'll enjoy some nice views of what nature can offer you.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When you arrive on a sunny weekend day, you may be disappointed by the crowd but just walk for half a mile and you'll practically be on your own.

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Thank Alexander M
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we loved exploring the forest while in Amsterdam. not really much else to say but if you like forests i would definitely visit this one!!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you wish to clear your mind, a walk along the rowing race track is excellent to 'get things straightened out'. (With, if needed, the lure of the pancake house at the end.) If your thoughts meander, the paths in the woods enable the same. In Racing Season the Finish is the place to be (or else far away from... More 

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Provence
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just finished a two-hour walk through the Amsterdamse Bos. It was wonderful, walking through the big trees. We began at about 08:00 and walked through the early morning mist to the Bosbaan, the rowing venue for the 1928 Olympics. There are joggers, cyclists, people walking dogs, fishermen/women - all very friendly. There are places to stop for a cup... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We cycled through Amsterdam Bos on the way into the city center and it was a beautiful and huge expanse of forest, ponds and green. The woodland area was just beautiful to cycle through and perfect scenery for photos. I was amazed by the size of the park and would have loved to have had more time to stop and... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amsterdam Bos is located on the way to Amstelveen. The place is beautiful. It is lush green with beautiful walk ways and (as expected) cycle tracks. I visited this recently on a summer evening and the motorcycle ride on the route which was water on one side and greenery on other side was heaven. The Cherry blossom park in located... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely day spent at Amsterdamse Bos, a little out of the centre but easy to get to by public transport. You can take picnics, hire bikes, canoes and pedal boats, go on the treetop adventure and swim! There are trails in the water for you to step on stepping stones and balance beams etc. Great for kids. There is also... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Huge but extremely well kept forest. It takes more than a day to go through it all but it is worth it for nature enthusiasts. We got there using the metro. There are useful directions on the Amsterdamsee Bos website.

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2016

We left the forest until the last day of our visit, and had the whole day to enjoy it. We travelled out on the old line, from the Tram museum (4 euro single over 60 concession, 5 Euro for adults and half fare for children ). The forest is the end of the line and a short walk from the... More 

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