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Amsterdamse Bos

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Bosbaanweg 5 | Amstelveen, 1182 DA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 545 6100
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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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Bosbaanweg 5 | Amstelveen, 1182 DA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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+31 20 545 6100
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Reviewed April 8, 2015

amsterdamsebos.nl website provide useful information for all visitors. We rented our bikes at the main entrance at €8 per bike for 2 hours. The air is fresh and crisp as you cycling around the smooth path in the park. There's many activities you can do...More

4  Thank SunshineSing
Reviewed March 30, 2015

The park has nice sceneries and you can easily spend a day just wandering around. There is a small farm for kids which is a great place for kids to get in touch with animals. Every year in spring, there is also cherry blossom festival...More

Thank Jiening W
Reviewed March 17, 2015

In 2013 the municipality of Amstelveen gave 53 bridges in the Amsterdam Forest the status of municipal monument. The monumental status of bridges is relatively unknown even among locals, and there was no suitable walking route available that conveniently takes you along these monuments. Therefore...More

3  Thank Pijlmans
Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

There are several possibilities for running, routes for 5,10 and 21km and you can also run around the bosbaan used for rowing. That is also 5km but on a windy day I would recommend running the other routes since they are more protected

Thank Viktor E
Reviewed March 9, 2015

Well maintained forest with lots of activities for kids (biking, horse-riding, climbing, pedalo, animal farm) and places to eat. Can get very crowded in terms of parking space on sunny week ends, but a definite must for nature lovers in Amsterdam who dont want to...More

Thank travelwise24
Reviewed March 3, 2015

What a beautiful park. So serene and definitely worth walking/biking/running through if you want a moment of calm.

1  Thank Mrs_Tyagi
Reviewed March 2, 2015

Nice park but the distance from Amsterdam is too far for tourists to visit. Waste of your time, because there's not much to see and often is Amsterdamse Bos the flight path from and to Schiphol so there is a lot of noice and kerosine...More

3  Thank Hancattom
Reviewed February 22, 2015

We always use the on hop buses when we visit any city to get an overview and some history however, this trip took over an hour mainly sat in traffic with very little on the audio tour also the same on the canal cruise, very...More

1  Thank Reg M
Reviewed February 18, 2015

A large green oasis close to the centre, far less crowded than the central Amsterdam parcs. Some reasonably priced eateries, one with a great view over the rowing basin, home of the 2014 world championships. Often, you can see global top-ten rowing athletes training, on...More

Thank dutch_gooi
Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great by bike, horse riding and adventure park, restaurants are also available, perfect weekend target so be outdoor.

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July 29, 2016|
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Response from Guest134 | Reviewed this property |
Look the connections up on three w's 9292 DOT nl/en# It's not allowed to write website names here, so just put the dots in. You fill in the address you are travelling from, the destination, plus the time of arrival or... More
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July 21, 2015|
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Response from Andrea637 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, here's my answer to your question. This is not an Fun or Attraction themed park. It is a large man made forrest, with water to swim of fish in, ride your bike throughout, have something to eat or drink and visit... More
July 21, 2015|
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Response from AmsterdamseBosA |
Hi Joyce, This page is about the Amsterdamse Bos, one of the largest city parks in Europe (3 times NY's Central Park). We are the organisation behind the Amsterdamse Bos (not a hotel). However, there are several sleeping... More