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Central Library (Openbare Bibliotheek)

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

Lovely calm place to read or work with fellow students. The cafe and the restaurant are very nice, with lovely views

Thank juanajuana458
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Check out the view on the roof and take a good sandwich from the snack bar or other things. It is cheap because mostly academics and students are around but not that cheap. If you are looking for a book or an academic journal you...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Go to the top floor canteen – simple, casual food, with a satisfying variety of choice – and get yourself outside to enjoy the view.

Thank Elaine B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best libraries I have been to. It is more like a community center with the quiet study room on the top floor What did we enjoy: The interactive children's room, life size chess board/game on the ground floor, Photo exhibit by winner...More

Thank BeverlyBelury
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying at a nearby hotel so we walked here mostly to get the view. At the top level there is a cafe and a place where you can go outside and there's even a guide to tell you what you're seeing. If you...More

Thank Jannekebfl
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

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

Thank amarianareis
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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.

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