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Central station to dam square and red light district?

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Central station to dam square and red light district?

Can anyone tell me how far is central station from dam square and red light district? As can we walk to these places from central station and how long will it take?

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1. Re: Central station to dam square and red light district?

Both the RLD and Dam Square are about a 10 minute walk from CS.

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2. Re: Central station to dam square and red light district?

Thank you im llking to stay at dam square or red light district area.

So do you think i should stay at Multatuli Hotel but the address for this hotel states as Prins Hendrikkade 12, and i do not know where this is. So do you advise me to stay at this hotel or look elsewhere.

I want to be right spot on at dam sqaure and red light district.

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3. Re: Central station to dam square and red light district?

I really don't mean to be cheeky here but please can you look at a map.

maps.google.nl/maps…

This hotel is just across from the station so again 10 minutes to Dam Square and RLD

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4. Re: Central station to dam square and red light district?

In the map is shows amsterdam central. Is dam square and red light distrcit there?

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5. Re: Central station to dam square and red light district?

Hotel Multatuli is almost directly opposite the western end of Centraal Station so you would not be far from either Dam or the Red Light District.

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6. Re: Central station to dam square and red light district?

Really easy walk from Centraal to either place; will take about 10 mins to Dam Square and about 6mins to RLD;

From the Station to Dam Sq is practically a straight walk up damrak, for the rld, on your way up damrack, on your left, you will pass boat trip docks, just after these there is left turn, and you will see 'the grasshopper' in front of you (the road is oudebrugsteeg) this takes you to warmeostraat and in front of you will be chiquettas, a sexy shop, at basically the start of the rld, a quick left and right just down warmostraat, will take you further in the area, (or even right then left!) if you go to google maps, you will see better.

Have a good trip xxx

liverpool, england
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7. Re: Central station to dam square and red light district?

Ron, Mr John might shout at us for suggesting that she looks at a map!

Maha, From Prins Hendrikkade it is better to get to rld by going straight up Zeedijk.

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8. Re: Central station to dam square and red light district?

"#4: In the map is shows amsterdam central. Is dam square and red light distrcit there?"

On the map look southwest from your hotel, look for "De Wallen." That is RLD.

Keep following same direction to intersection of "Damrak" and "Damstrasse." That is Dam Square.

Short walks, both.

Edited: 9:58 am, February 15, 2011
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9. Re: Central station to dam square and red light district?

RLD = the area you are looking at is the area around the old church, 'Oude Kerk' the area of the canal Oudezijds Voorburgwall on both sides, and the little streets and alleys to either side of here.

There is a map of the RLD area, and the smaller area of Singel, which is near the church at Spuistaat and basically the lane of oude nieuwstraat, on the ignatzmice site, which is more related to more risque RLD than yours, but the maps are good.

Hope this helps;

Enjoy your trip

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10. Re: Central station to dam square and red light district?

It's super close about 10 - 15 mins walk. Enjoy your trip!