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Concertgebouw

On this page you find practical information, photos and videos about Concertgebouw.

Concertgebouw features in these preplanned City Guides:

3-day Amsterdam City Guide5-day Amsterdam City Guide

Why visit / Interesting facts:

  • World famous concert hall
  • Great performances from international musicians

Time required: 20 minutes

Phone: +31 900 67 18 345

Web site: http://www.concertgebouw...

Public transport:

  • Tram Line 3: Museumplein stop
  • Tram Line 5: Museumplein stop
  • Tram Line 12: Museumplein stop

Address: Concertgebouwplein 10, 1071 LN, Amsterdam

Things you need to know:

  • The Amsterdam Concert Hall (Concertgebouw) is one of the world's most prestigious and acoustically perfect concert halls
  • It was built in 1888 in Neo-Dutch Renaissance style with a grand colonnaded Neo-Classical fa├žade
  • It is home to the world renowned Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
  • The creme de la creme of international musicians and conductors regularly perform here
  • The building has two halls: a main hall and the smaller recital hall; both of which host daily performances
  • The hall was reconstructed and enlarged in 1980 after it was discovered to be in danger of collapse
  • Audrey Hepburn held a season ticket to Concertgebouw while she lived in Amsterdam after World War II

What to do there:

  • Admire the beautiful building

Tips & Insights:

  • Fantastic concerts are held here. Try to book your tickets for a concert while you are visiting
  • Free lunchtime concerts on Wednesdays

 

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