Centraal Station, Amsterdam

4.2
#1 of 97 in Transportation in The Netherlands
Designed beautifully in Neo-Renaissance style, Centraal Station serves as the hub of transportation for locals and tourists, as well as being a National Heritage Site of the Netherlands. Dutch architect Pierre Cuypers, who also built the Rijksmuseum, designed this station, which was completed in 1889. Visit the station if you need to get around the city or if you simply want to take in views of the building's spectacular architecture. Once you've had a look around, head to one of the many tourist sites within walking distance, such as the Royal Palace, Anne Frank House, or Red Light District. For Centraal Station and beyond, use our Amsterdam day trip planner to get the most from your Amsterdam vacation.
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  • Station is very well maintained and recently been renovated in the interior with some shopping area and lively. The shops are quite unique and there are also a number of food and beverage outlets.  more »
  • Best way into Amsterdam. Clean efficient station with very helpful staff. Clock the bikes outside...never seen so many in one place!  more »

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