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Central Library (Openbare Bibliotheek)

Oosterdokskade 143, 1011 DL Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 523 0900
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Oosterdokskade 143, 1011 DL Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the cafe terrace for a view of the city on our first morning. Great way to start, with a free panoramic view of the city.

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Reviewed 10 March 2018

7 floors building with a restaurant/cafe where we were able to overview the city for free, close to the central station

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

I needed to check email, so I made the quick walk to this place. The place is conveniently located, clean, and has a sleek, modern design.

Thank Darin J
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

As a library, this looks like a brilliant modern facility. We went, as i expect many others do to witness the views from the roof terrace. Unfortunately it's currently closed for expansion, which once completed, looks like it will be brilliant with views right across...More

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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

A quick visit to the library gives you fantastic views of the city for free. Much more than just a library. The restaurant located on the 7th floor is great.

Thank S H
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

You want to visit the best rooftop in Amsterdam for free. Go to the library! Close to Central Station, this library is outstanding! Now, they have a small coffee on the ground floor but the best one is on the rooftop, an amazing view of...More

1  Thank R0SY05
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Reviewed 10 February 2018

I went to the library a few times just for the food. What a great cafeteria and the prices are greattoo.

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Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

It was a second time a visited the library. This time I decided to take a brunch and do some laptop work from there. Coffee, smoothies and many things to eat, everything delicious and in normal price. Great view of the central. A little bit...More

Thank Platongr
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

First time in Amsterdam and I fall in love for the library. Huge, for free, with everything you can think to looking for! In my next visit to the city I will stop here for sure!

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Reviewed 14 January 2018

I used to go to the top floor for really great meals. However, it appears that the food service has been awarded to another company and the quality and assortment of food has greatly diminished. Really too bad- it WAS real good! No longer- On...More

Thank H K
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Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops
of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones
Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods
such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring
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