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Concertgebouw

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Museum Quarter (Museumkwartier)
As featured in 3 Days in Amsterdam and 4 other guides
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Address: Concertgebouwplein 10 | Museum Quarter, 1071LN Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number:
+31 900 6718345
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13:00 - 19:00
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Mon - Fri 13:00 - 19:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
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The Royal Concertgebouw is one of the world's most famous concert halls...

The Royal Concertgebouw is one of the world's most famous concert halls renowned for its exceptional acoustics. With 700 concerts a year the Concertgebouw offers a varied programme featuring leading international musicians, orchestras, and conductors. The hall functions as a home base for the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, one of the very best orchestras in the world. Time and time again, critics have lauded its unique sound, which clearly stands out among thousands of others. Behind-the-scenes tours provide a look into the concert hall's rich history. There are scheduled tours three times a week and for groups available on request.

From September to June at 12:30pm. Every Wednesday, there is a free 30 minute concert in the Concertgebouw. Due to the popularity of these concerts it is recommended to arrive at least 45min before the concert.

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The place is certainly worth visiting,m at least for acoustical reasons. If there is a good orchestra playing, this is a great bonus. The atmosphere of a musical shrine is there!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The place is certainly worth visiting,m at least for acoustical reasons. If there is a good orchestra playing, this is a great bonus. The atmosphere of a musical shrine is there!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This concertbuilding is renowned for it's acoustics. Coupled with an amazing line up of (inter)national artists, you can have a great evening. They also offer a separate tour.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A visit to The Concertgebouw is an event on itself. Next to that it has (one of) the best acoustics in the world. If you visit Amsterdam this is a must-see!!

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I booked tickets several months in advance to the Concertgebouw Valentine's Day concert and glad I did. The place was pretty full and we had excellent seats. The hall is beautiful and the concert was wonderful. The acoustics are great in the great hall. We were surprised by the fact that drinks were included in the price of admission. We... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

came here for a lunch concert, held on Wednesdays at 12:30. i got to see the orchestra perform. it was lovely, beyond beautiful venue! check the website before coming. if the concert is in the main hall they don't pass out tickets. if the concert is in the recital hall you will need a ticket and people line up early!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

If in Amsterdam a visit to The Concertgebouw is a must. The wonderful building, both inside and out, is steeped in history. The main hall is just amazing with ornate architecture to wonder at before the performance and the acoustics second to none. Comfortable seats, plush carpets everywhere, smart ushers and fancy bars all make for a great concert experience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I caught a lunch concert which is supposed to be somewhat of a "practice" session but if the orchestra wasn't wearing their normal clothes we wouldn't have known. Nice facility with helpful staff. If you have the opportunity to go to a concert here, you won't be disappointed.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a paradise for ears. Rated as one of the best concert halls of the world, is not only a wonderful building but it is a true listening experience. It worth the trip. The Royal Orchestra is also one of the best in the world, so my tip is to go and listen to the RCO in its natural... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited here not specifically to see the venue but to attend a wonderful concert. The experience of attending a major local cultural event is one of the pleasures of traveling. The hall itself is beautiful and the acoustics are very good. The audience was rapt with the performance; you could hear a pin drop during quiet passages. Also interesting... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We attended a Saturday afternoon concert and absolutely loved it. The acoustics are fantastic and the audience very appreciative. It's better to sit at the back than the front - the view of the stage and the orchestra is brilliant from the back - much better than the seats next to the stage. Give it a go. It was a... More 

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Museum Quarter (Museumkwartier)
Top sites to see in this attractive and affluent part of town include the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum, to name but two of the highly acclaimed museums of the aptly named Museum Quarter. And if you need a break from all the fantastic art, there’s the Neoclassical Concertgebouw music hall and Vondelpark, the city’s largest park. Shopaholics and luxury brand connoisseurs will love exploring the high-end shopping destinations of PC Hooftstraat, Van Baerlestraat, Cornelis Schuytstraat, and Jacob Obrechtstraat, where even the shop window displays are of museum quality. In the evenings, when the museums close and the daytrippers head home, the area becomes a quiet oasis of calm with a sophisticated and urbane tone.
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