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Central Library (Openbare Bibliotheek)

Oosterdokskade 143, 1011 DL Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 523 0900
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Oosterdokskade 143, 1011 DL Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Go to the top floor for amazing views of the city, and fresh healthy yummy food prepared in front of you!! Don't miss it!

Thank Megan S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are a tourist, you probably won't go there to read books or exchange them, but on the top floor of the library there's a coffee place with a balcony where you can get a nice view on the city though it's bit limited...More

2  Thank Ofer230
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were told to go to the Central Library to view the city from the decks off the cafe at the top level of the Library. It was something we wouldn't have known about without a local telling us. It's worthwhile, and the cafe had...More

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Reviewed 14 May 2018 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 10 May 2018

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

Thank Saygın Ç
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

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 5 May 2018

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 2 May 2018

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.

Thank max502016
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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

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