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Address: Stationsplein, 1012 AB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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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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Nice building, easy to navigate to go places.

A historical building which is central to the public transportation of Amsterdam. Most of the local trams stop out front and inside you can take a train just about anywhere. Many... read more

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Guelph, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A historical building which is central to the public transportation of Amsterdam. Most of the local trams stop out front and inside you can take a train just about anywhere. Many folks dragging luggage around as this is also where you take the trail to the airport.

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Poole, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This station is the hub of everything in Amsterdam, easily reached by Trains from Schipol Airport, lots of friendly helpful staff, lots of easy to use ticket machines and desk staff.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As far as stations go, this is easy to use, good information people to help, and the trains to the airport at least are lovely!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You have to have a look at the area and the buildings. We took our canal trip from here and it's aone of the central focal points. V busy - worth walking through

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were only travelling from the airport to Amsterdam city but we found the station really easy to navigate. A public piano was being played when we got here and it was a nice way to be greeted into the city. Later we took the ferry to Paradiso nord and back and it was so easy

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visitors taking the train from Schiphol airport into Amsterdam city centre will most likely use Centraal Station.It's a busy place but the signages are clear.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Well appointed station with lovely architecture and a great hub to get around including the airport.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Really easy to navigate, and friendly staff... what more to say?... I'd say if you where planning on getting the transfers from the airport just get the train to centraal stations and vise versa... so easy to use and not even expensive

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The station building is really impressive! I really loved the architecture of the place! Well located and easy starting point for sightseeing!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good signs and pleasant staff. Very frequent and efficient trains to and from the airport. Only takes 10-15mins and the trains run 9 per hour. Has a few boutique style shops as well. Good maps of the surrounding areas.

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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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