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Amsterdam Central Station

 Amsterdam Central Station


History:

Amsterdam Central Station is the transport hub of Amsterdam. The station was built between 1881 and 1889, and was designed by the architect P.J.H. Cuypers. The station has 6 platforms and is built over three islands in the IJ-lake. Just like most buildings in Amsterdam, the station was built on wooden poles - 8687 of them, to be precise. The station is the busiest of the Netherlands, with more than 300,000 travellers daily.

General Information:

The station is famous for its architecture, and many tourists visit it in order to see the main entrance. The station doesn't just have train platforms: tram and metro lines also depart from the station. From the back of the station, you can enjoy a beautiful view over the Ij-lake. If you are in Amsterdam and fancy doing some sightseeing, don't forget to stop by the Central Station, it won't fail to impress.


Address:

Stations plein 1

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