Dam Square, Amsterdam

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Landmark · Tourist Spot
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.
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  • The Dam Square is so crowded but its a MUST SEE place in the Netherlands. Everything and everywhere is Instagramable! Don't miss it. Beautiful architectures and well directed streets, you won't get....  more »
  • Dam Square is located in the heart of the city center, 10 minutes away from the Centraal Station. You can book tickets to visit the royal palace and walk around through the various streets to find...  more »
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