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Address: Stationsplein, 1012 AB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 09008011
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Completed in 1889 and located in the heart of town, this neo-Renaissance...

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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a busy location with lots of purse snatchers and pick pocketers.....and i think local police is aware of these groups

travellers must be extra careful travelling thru the trains on that station these groups are very active and well trained

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Toronto, Canada
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78 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

travellers must be extra careful travelling thru the trains on that station these groups are very active and well trained

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

You can take a train from the airport to this station. At central stration you cross the tracks to the main street and you are in the Red light district. Have yourself some hot chocolate and brownies

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have used this place before and always think how nice it would be to see such efficiency in the UK. Clear signs, regular trains, everything works.

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Bedford
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We came in from Germany and very easy to get around. They have 15 terminals and everything is layed out quite well. Very impressed how easy it was. Trains come 15 minutes earlier than time stated and it leaves exactly as stated.

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Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Eerything is clear and there are information services all over. The trains are amazing, although the locals still complain, perhaps their high demands make the system great) Visa electron is not accepted in the machines, get some coins or pay at the counter, no problem.

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Quite an imposing building ,typical Amsterdam architecture, very busy inside but easy to navigate platforms and find your train

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Amsterdam Cetraal Station is the most beautifull train station I ever seen. The piano placed in the inside of the station was a great idea, all the time is live music there :)

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Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

As an English speaker, this train station was easy to understand and use. Very efficient trains to go pretty much anywhere.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Amsterdam Centraal Station is undergoing a lot of major renovations, the addition of the ijpassage has bought some more upscale shops to the station. There are new restaurants being opened regularly, many with great views on the far side of the station, and once it is complete this is going to be a great station. Plenty of helpful staff to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This station has retained its classic parts but yet has received a modern upgrade. It appears efficient and offers several good dining options.

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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 hardly more than a moment’s stroll away. With the well-connected Centraal Station as Centrum’s base, it's easy to travel farther afield via one of the city’s iconic trams.
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