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Completed in 1889 and located in the heart of town, this neo-Renaissance rail station was designed by P.J.H. Cuypers, the same person who designed the famous Rijksmuseum.
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Stationsplein 9, 1012 AB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 344 5074
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All reviews nice station beautiful building busy station transport hub lots of shops buy tickets dam square platform ferries architecture schiphol signage coins facade information lockers dutch
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Reviewed yesterday

Wow what a stunning train station. The architecture of this place is beyond belief. Cant believe this building is being used as a train station. It was clean, easy to get around and the staff were very helpful.

Thank tootrue
Reviewed yesterday

Very clean, very busy, well sign posted. There are some lovely shops and cafes inside, worthy of a visit. The external facade is beautiful.

Thank PammR
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Grand central station in Amsterdam is a beautiful and iconic building, with many hidden surprises. From a piano in the entrance hall, to a shopping arcade and restaurants, central has everything for the locals and tourists alike. Catch a free ferry from the back of...More

Thank Mhairi M
Reviewed yesterday

We went to the Centraal Station to look around. The facade is beautiful, and the place is busy almost at every hour of the day. But it is definitely worth a stop, even if you don't need to make use of the station itself.

Thank Julian S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This gorgeous old building is worth a visit or worth your attention when catching a train. Lovely old features, next to a new modern area behind.

Thank HLisa84
Reviewed yesterday

Easy to navigate, safe and clean. Various take-away/snack bars and a Starbucks. Trams outside the building make travel into the city centre easy.

Thank Ramrademan
Reviewed yesterday

The Centraal Station in Amsterdam is the place from where you will board your trains to other places in the Netherlands or Europe. It is a nicely designed building.

Thank seeker_here
Reviewed 3 days ago

Centraal Station, 2nd busiest train station in The Netherlands, is a beautiful architectural gem, with its Gothic and Dutch Renaissance style... We caught the trams into the "old city" nearby the station, and so glad we went in several times (sometimes as a closer route...More

Thank LK R
Reviewed 3 days ago

Nice station, but be mindful that there are many undesirables in this area ready to steel from you. Watch your pockets.

Thank Galaxy T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This truly is a magnificent building and so clean and well maintained. Nearly 30 years ago this place was dirty and the back of the station wasn’t a safe place to be however the development and rejuvenation is incredible. The rear now has been transformed...More

Thank PaulDrewsterDrew
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Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of
tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists
and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the
best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe.
Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops
of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones
Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods
such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring
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Kirt K
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Response from Richard K | Reviewed this property |
When you get into the front hall of the airport terminal (following signs to ground transportation), you will see ticket kiosks and crowds of people. You can use either the kiosk, or get in line at the ticket counter... More
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Response from esperanza19 | Reviewed this property |
Hello Lee Februari you can visit Amsterdam. Maybe there will be snow and Cold weather. So bring warm clothes with you. 3-4 days or a weekend is ok to visit Amsterdam. Take the Eurostar. But,flyng is cheaper. Look at... More
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Response from esperanza19 | Reviewed this property |
You can also hotels via TripAdvisor. Or Trivago Or at Stayokay THIS are hostels in the Netherlands. Or training the New Corendon Amsterdam city hotel