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Amsterdamse Bos

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Covering an area of almost 1000 hectares, the Amsterdamse Bos is one of the largest city parks in Europe. It contains 150 indigenous species of trees and over 200 species of birds. The park sits to the South of central Amsterdam and can easily be...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Bosbaanweg 5 | Amstelveen, 1182 DA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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+31 20 545 6100
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Amsterdamse Bos (Amsterdam Forest) is a very nice forest. Hard to imagine it is 100% man made. And 5 minutes form both Amsterdam, Amstelveen and Schiphol. Nice for walks. But you will always hear traffic, plains or children.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank wallagh
Reviewed 24 November 2018

I chose to take a short walk in this park because it was close to the hotel I stayed near the airport. Perhaps good for bike riding or taking your puppies out, but not really a place for visitors. I was expecting to see some...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Curiosity303536
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

Don’t know of many cities with such a beautiful multi purpose forest, complete with outdoor theatre, scull rowing, trails for walking and running, cycling as well as horseback riding. They even have an organic farm nearby. You can spend hours in the park and there...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank duncanscampbell
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Amsterdamse Bos pretty large is size, covered with relatively tall trees. Of course, it is not completely covered with forest only, in the middle of it, there are patches of grazing land, farm/pancake houses, and several spots for recreational activities. Most of all, there is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank BiRaGi
Reviewed 8 October 2018

It is such a beautiful forest worth visiting any time. It is very suitable for running and exercise, picnic and camping

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank srsrsunrui
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Very nice place to chill if you are staying close to the park. Had a nice picnic inna nice sunny afternoon.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank pablobertassoni
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Amsterdamse Bose is a very well travelled busy park full of joggers, walkers and bicycles, I had to adapt and learn to watch for them as they come up so fast and so often without a sound. We picked a park bench and had ham...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed 14 September 2018

This is a large, 2,500-acres park with lots of trees, a large lake, ponds, streams, a rowing course, sporting clubs, gardens, what I’ll call a petting zoo or animal farm, the Amsterdamse Bos Theatre, recreational areas, various monuments, and more. People can relax her, and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
8  Thank KodoDrummer
Reviewed 11 September 2018

the amsterdamse bos is a place I like for you can ride your bike through the forest or the path by the river. you can eat there at the cafe or watch people ride there horses and see people run.play many sports.you can drive through...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank George L
Reviewed 28 August 2018

It's huge, really huge. Almost 1000 hectres so when you walk, you are really in wonderland as most of it is forested and so stunning! My favourite time is winter when the leaves have fallen and the paths have snow. It looks like a painting...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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fiantika
28 July 2018|
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Response from AmsterdamseBosA | Property representative |
Hi Fiantika, The blossom period of the cherry blossom trees in our ‘Bloesempark’ usually starts in March or April and lasts about 10-14 days, depending on the weather and blossom. When the blossom starts to take off we... More
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Enas2011
31 March 2018|
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Response from AmsterdamseBosA | Property representative |
Dear Enas A., The Amsterdamse Bos is situated in the south of Amsterdam. From the city centre it’s about a 20 minutes bike ride. For more information, check out our website: amsterdamsebos.nl/english. The cherry blossom... More
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Look the connections up on three w's 9292 DOT nl/en# It's not allowed to write website names here, so just put the dots in. You fill in the address you are travelling from, the destination, plus the time of arrival or... More
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