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Dam Square - Things to Know Before Visiting

Dam, 1012 Amsterdam, Netherlands

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About Dam Square

Dam square is one of the most famous destinations in the city center of Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands. Its notable buildings and frequent events make it one of the most well-known and important locations in the city and the country. The square street connects the main artery streets Damrak and Rokin and provides passage to the main shopping streets of Kalverstraat and Nieuwendijk


Attractions Near Dam Square

Madame Tussauds Amsterdam
Madame Tussauds Amsterdam0.05km from Dam Square

Madame Tussauds Amsterdam is home to hundreds of historical and royal figures, film and sports stars, and immersive themed galleries. The collection of Madame Tussauds Amsterdam consists of a collection of wax figures of famous celebrities in different categories such as the Golden Age of Dutch history, music, sport and film.

National Monument
National Monument0.08km from Dam Square

The National Monument on Dam Square is a 1956 cenotaph in Amsterdam, Netherlands. A national Remembrance of the Dead ceremony is held at the monument every year on 4 May to commemorate the casualties of World War II and subsequent armed conflicts.

Royal Palace Amsterdam
Royal Palace Amsterdam0.09km from Dam Square

The Royal Palace Amsterdam is King Willem-Alexander’s official reception palace. In addition, the Palace is open to visitors as much as possible. The Palace is the largest and most prestigious building from the seventeenth century, making it one of The Netherlands’ most important monuments.The palace was built as a city hall during the Dutch Golden Age in the 17th century. The building became the royal palace of King Louis Napoleon and later of the Dutch Royal House.

Ripley's Believe It or Not!
Ripley's Believe It or Not!0.09km from Dam Square

Ripley's Believe It or Not! was an American franchise founded by Robert Ripley, which deals in bizarre events and items so strange and unusual that readers might question the claims. Originally a newspaper panel, the Believe It or Not feature proved popular and was later adapted into a wide variety of formats, including radio, television, comic books, a chain of museums and a book series.

The New Church
The New Church0.11km from Dam Square

The New Church is a 15th-century church in Amsterdam located on Dam Square, next to the Royal Palace. Formerly a Dutch Reformed Church parish, it now belongs to the Protestant Church in the Netherlands. It is no longer used for church services but is used as an exhibition space. It is also used for organ recitals. There is a café in one of the buildings attached to the church that has an entrance to the church.

Body Worlds Amsterdam
Body Worlds Amsterdam0.24km from Dam Square

Body Worlds is a traveling exposition of dissected human bodies, animals, and other anatomical structures of the body that have been preserved through the process of plastination. Gunther von Hagens developed the preservation process which "unite subtle anatomy and modern polymer chemistry. More than 200 real human bodies are a part of this Amsterdam Body Worlds interactive exhibition.

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The province that houses the largest city and capital of Netherlands- Amsterdam.

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