At the historical center of the city, Dam Square, attend an event or tour nearby sites, such as the Royal Palace. The area's name comes from its original function as a dam on the Amstel River in 1270. In addition to the Royal Palace, built in Neoclassical style in the 17th century, the square is also home to the National Monument, Gothic New Church, and Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum. Visit these sites, use the square as a meeting point for friends, or stop by during one of its many events. Use our Amsterdam road trip website to visit Dam Square on your trip to Amsterdam, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
Tours to Dam Square
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Dam Square Reviews
Linda plaza, pero sólo de paso, sin mayor actividad y de noche solo tiene vida el hotel, de todos modos hay que conocerla ya que los edificios que la rodean son únicos. more »Linda Plaza, but only in passing, without more activity and at night only the hotel has life, anyway you have to know it since the buildings that surround it are unique.
Uma praça bem movimentada onde o encontro de pessoas é uma constante, vários prédios importantes como o Palácio real, vale uma visita, lojas de departamento, restaurantes e museu. Fica a uns 700 metro... more »A very busy square where the meeting of people is a constant, several important buildings like the royal palace, worth a visit, department stores, restaurants and museum. It is about 700 meters from the central station and around several streets with a very varied trade, it is worth visiting and taking good photos.
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