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The area between Central station and Dam Square is the first experience of Amsterdam for many travellers as they come in from the airport. Arriving on bustling Stationsplein, with its trams, thousands of bikes, and street performers is an invigorating introduction to the buzz of this unique city. Heading towards Dam Square along the Damrak takes visitors past the brash and sensationalised Amsterdam of the Red Light district, but also other streets that include some of the oldest and most atmospheric parts of the city. Online accommodation specialist Hotels.com offers a diverse selection of hotels around Dam Square - Central Station, Amsterdam to suit all tastes and budgets. Book Dam Square accommodation in advance with Hotels.com to ensure a stress-free arrival in Amsterdam. If you would like more advice on where to stay in Dam Square please call our support hotline.

What's Dam Square - Central Station, Amsterdam Like?

Dam Square marks the location where river Amstel was dammed and the city grew. Highlights on the square include the Royal Palace dating from the 17th-century and the 15th-century Niewe Kerk, now used for state occasions and music performances. The Beurs, the Amsterdam Stock Exchange, is an architecturally-interesting building now used as a cultural venue. Close to Dam Square, the Red Light District remains one of the main tourist draws in the area, along two of the city's oldest canals, Oude Zijds Voorburgwal and Oude Zijds Achterburgwal. Despite the city's various attempts to sanitise the area, it remains a distinctive part of central Amsterdam, full of backpackers and stag parties. The Oude Kerk dates from the 14th-century, and is notable for the memorial to Rembrandt's wife who is buried here. Hotels around Dam Square - Central Station, Amsterdam put you at the heart of the city's action.

Tips for Getting Along with Locals in Dam Square - Central Station, Amsterdam

English is spoken and understood all over central Amsterdam, so language won't be a problem. First time visitors to Amsterdam might have to make a few cultural adjustments. A "coffee shop" is a licensed seller of cannabis products, indicated by a green and white sticker. If you are just looking for a latte, you want a "koffiehuis". Although the Red Light District is relatively safe, it makes sense to be vigilant and proceed with caution in the area, particularly after dark, although there are usually throngs of tourists around at all hours. Hotels.com can help you narrow down our selection of hotels around Dam Square - Central Station, Amsterdam with website features that include candid and accurate reviews from past guests, sample room information and photo galleries that give a clear picture of what to expect from Amsterdam accommodation.

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