Centraal Station, Amsterdam

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Mass Transportation System · Transportation
Designed beautifully in Neo-Renaissance style, Centraal Station serves as the hub of transportation for locals and tourists, as well as being a National Heritage Site of the Netherlands. Dutch architect Pierre Cuypers, who also built the Rijksmuseum, designed this station, which was completed in 1889. Visit the station if you need to get around the city or if you simply want to take in views of the building's spectacular architecture. Once you've had a look around, head to one of the many tourist sites within walking distance, such as the Royal Palace, Anne Frank House, or Red Light District. For Centraal Station and beyond, use our Amsterdam day trip planner to get the most from your Amsterdam vacation.
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  • The train station now has a shopping center and many restraunts. The main thing that will be unavoidable is the smell of reefer once you exit the station!  more »
  • I admire works designed by the Dutch architect Pierre Cuypers. It features a Gothic, Renaissance Revival styles. This building is exclusive. One of a kind. A must see when in Amsterdam.  more »

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