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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good40%
  • Average34%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“meeting point” (14 reviews)
“dam square” (56 reviews)
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Dam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Red Light District (De Wallen)
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It's a nice quarter we took a tour from their walking around the area and talking about the history of amsterdam

Thank Hebah_asb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very important monument that is rather lost in the crowds of people who don’t seem to give it. A second glance. Should perhaps have an honour guard and definitely be accorded more respect.

Thank Phil P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I saw this monument while walking around the DAM Square. As usual, tourists are climbing it and posing for their pictures! Glad to see this memorial to honor the local heroes! Don't miss this attraction if you're in the DAM Square!

Thank LolaGo1
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Center of Amsterdam is this beautiful square with this huge monument. Most of the time you find street artists or a hotdog car here.

Thank Maarten K
Reviewed 3 September 2017

A monument in Dam Square, it is a good location to rest if you are shopping or touring around the Square. Many people gather, it happened that a concert took place in the evening and it was nice event

Thank AbuSada2017
Reviewed 3 September 2017

This large (and important) monument in Dam Square was built to honor the casualties from World War 2. In July, there were so many people flocked around the monument, sitting and eating, that we could not get close enough to appreciate.

Thank Erin S
Reviewed 29 August 2017

This is a large monument in the middle of Dam Square - but it is still easy to miss really seeing it as the square is so busy and so many tourists. Built in 1956 to remember all those that have lost their lives since...More

Thank James P
Reviewed 28 August 2017

I had gone by the monument a couple times before taking a photo and learned the significance as a memorial to the victims of the Nazis. As many have noted, it received about zero respect by the hordes that surround it. It is a great...More

Thank rk821
Reviewed 23 August 2017

We had seen this monument in Dam Square during a previous stay in Amsterdam and viewed it again during our most recent stay in the city. One disappointing observation that we made during our most recent visit was the general lack of respect paid to...More

1  Thank BigHugh51
Reviewed 3 July 2017

The picture above is misleading as monument is behind one of the two lions which "guard" it. Its a photo op but surrounded by shallow & wide steps, it is very crowded for most of the day with people sitting all around it. Best to...More

Thank david n
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Red Light District (De Wallen)
To visit Amsterdam and not explore De Wallen (the
Dutch name for this area) or to go only to gawk at its
saucier aspects would mean missing the opportunity to
view some of the city’s most picturesque canals,
historic landmarks, and impeccably presented examples
of traditional local architecture – not to mention
Amsterdam’s own Chinatown, Europe’s largest Buddhist
temple and more local treasures. Sure, there are some
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