- Amsterdam, Netherlands attractions guide featuring Amsterdam, North Holland Dam Square information, Royal Palace, Nieuwe Kerk, War Memorial and general Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands, NL Dam Square information. - Last updated 30/10/2012.
Amsterdam Dam Square Information
(Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands NL)
Attractions in Amsterdam, North Holland Netherlands NL
There are many important buildings overlooking the vast and bustling open space of Dam Square, including The Royal Palace, the Nieuwe Kerk and the War Memorial.
This important square is the real heart of Amsterdam, and Amsterdam's name originated from here - 'Dam on the Amstel' with the original dam being built circa 1270. Primary uses of Dam Square include ceremonies for the royal family, political demonstrations, street performers, remembrance day celebrations and social gatherings.
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