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Amsterdamse Bos

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Address: Bosbaanweg 5 | Amstelveen, 1182 DA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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+31 20 545 6100
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
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Covering an area of almost 1000 hectares, the Amsterdamse Bos is one of the...

Covering an area of almost 1000 hectares, the Amsterdamse Bos is one of the largest city parks in Europe. It contains 150 indigenous species of trees and over 200 species of birds. The park sits to the South of central Amsterdam and can easily be reached by bike, tram or metro from the city center.

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A giant park for a way out of routine

It is an enormous walking park of various recreations, paths and lakes. you can also enjoy the pancake stands and rent a pedal or rowing boats and kayaks. It fun for a relaxed day... read more

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Herzlia, Israel
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It is an enormous walking park of various recreations, paths and lakes. you can also enjoy the pancake stands and rent a pedal or rowing boats and kayaks. It fun for a relaxed day out of routine.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

he season started with the Dynamic music festival . Lovely weather so lots of people in Amsterdamse Bos. Check out the calender of Amsterdamse bos, grab a bike and go ... Meet locals and some lost tourists. It is only a 8 km bike ride away and you hear the silence and smell the woods. PS for the kids :... More 

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We didn't even get 1/4 of the way through as we had to return our bikes and leave! If we realised just how big the park was we'd have definitely planned to be there from early day time. With how big it is it would take a very long time to walk it all, we were on bicycles thankfully. There's... More 

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The Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Having lived close to the Amsterdamse Bos for about 3-4 years, I can confidently say this is one of the most calm and peaceful area in and around Amsterdam. Great for long walks, you can take a different route each day and still have lots left to see and explore. Filled with lakes, water bodies, canals, biking tracks, riding tracks... More 

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The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

This is one of the few places in Amsterdam that you get free parking all day. The parking space is huge at the entrance near GrandCafé. It's a nice place to walk, run (there are paved running track with marker), canoe, also I saw many people walk with their dogs. There is a Cherry-blossom park full of pink blossom flowers... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Very nice place for photo opportunities, and has a nice, raised exploration/play area as well. I liked the serene atmosphere and seeing joggers pass by, and it was cool to happen upon the free geitenboerderij (goat farm) in the middle!

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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

You can find lots of greenery here and couple of lakes. Plan to come here on sunny day to spend entire day. Don't miss the goat milk ice-cream at Geitenboerderij Ridammerhoeve.

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Reviewed 1 March 2017

This area in Amsterdam is off the beaten path. It has a lovely green space with water activities and an outdoor amphitheater near-by. It took us about 25 minutes or so to bicycle there from the city centrum. You can drive, but it is a beautiful bicycle ride!

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Reviewed 27 February 2017

If you are staying in Amsterdam / Amstelveen for a short duration ; you must include a cycle tour or a walking tour in the Amsterdam BOS (Nature park/Jungle without animals)

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

A perfect hideout from Amsterdam. You can rent canoës and explore this beautiful place at the small rivers running through it

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