The marvelous Dam Square of Amsterdam

Posted by on May 18, 2013

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Dam Square is called heart of the city because it is located in the center of Amsterdam. From there you have access to different tourist spots. If chance also rewards you will see traveling shows and be entertained by them. In the center of the square is the beautiful marble obelisk dedicated to the fallen soldiers during the Second World War. It known as The National Liberation Monument.

Dam Square

Dam Square

Dam Square Obelisk

Dam Square Obelisk

Walking below you’ll find the Royal Palace, a beautiful building that was completed in 1665. On your left, you will see the majestic wax museum, the Madamme Tussauds where you can compare how real it may look like wax figures. In the opposite direction you’ll find a Red light district.

Dam Square from above

Dam Square from above

Dam Square Madame Tussaud

Dam Square Madame Tussaud

If you walk over to one side you’ll find the famous Damrak Avenue, a busy shopping street in Amsterdam. This will lead you directly up to the Central Station. The distance between them is about 750 meters.

Dam Square lion statue

Dam Square lion statue

More on Amsterdam: The infamous Red Light District of Amsterdam, 3 helpful tips when traveling to Amsterdam for the Summer.

Dam Square photos: SKHO, Rick & Bart, stephen.kiel, daviddeyoung, IES Abroad.

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