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“Hard to find!”
Review of Begijnhof

Begijnhof
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Amsterdam City Center Private Historical Walking Tour
Ranked #30 of 518 things to do in Amsterdam
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Tucked away just off Spui, this delightful collection of houses arranged around an open court is well worth searching out.
Sydney, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
“Hard to find!”
Reviewed June 23, 2014

This is not a place that you will want to spend a long time at, but it's a wonderful example of a historical "gated community". It is also very pretty. Most importantly, it is lived in by residents who are tolerant, so don't take advantage!

Visited June 2014
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Perth, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
76 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“worth searching for”
Reviewed June 21, 2014

I'm glad I persisted in finding this secluded spot. It is fairly small but, if you time it right, you can get there when there are not hoards of groups going round at the same time. It doesn't take long to go round but you can sit for a while in the Belgian or English church. Several areas are barriered off for residents only - & despite plenty of messages telling people not to take photos or videos, there seem to be loads who ignore them. That's a shame.

Visited June 2014
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Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Beautiful Historic Space”
Reviewed June 5, 2014

An oasis of calm in central Amsterdam. Not easy to find, but worth the effort. Just seeing the restored 17th and 18th cityscape is wonderful.

Visited May 2014
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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
“Hard to find”
Reviewed June 5, 2014

It's quite hard to find, and I'm not sure it's worth it. Yes, place is nice but there are a lot of other nice places around.

Visited May 2014
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Heredia, Costa Rica
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Interesting, not awesome but it's ok”
Reviewed June 5, 2014

Nice to see the tall houses of Netherlands. It is an special space in the middle of the urban center. Nice church

Visited May 2014
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