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Het Concertgebouw

Het Concertgebouw

Concert Hall
Museumkwartier, Amsterdam
  • Enzo M.
    "The best classical music and acoustics in town"(4 Tips)
    Paula A.
    "free lunchtime concerts usually on wednesdays"(3 Tips)
    Hostelling International
    "Visit on a Wednesday and check out the free lunch concert."(3 Tips)
    Spotted by Locals - city guides by locals
    "Visit the Sunday morning concerts or take the tour on Sunday."(2 Tips)
65 Tips and reviews
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  • Heleno S.
    Heleno SchneiderOctober 14, 2014
    Arrive early to the concert to enjoy the free drinks (including beer!). And then relax at the presentation. The seats behind the orchestra provide a generous view and are cheaper than the main floor.
  • Paula A.
    Paula ANovember 2, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    One of the best concert halls in the world. There are free lunchtime concerts usually on wednesdays, but may vary. Check the website.
  • Mark d.
    Mark de JongFebruary 18, 2013
    The balcony might a far place to enjoy a concert here, but definitely doesn't give any less impression of the place. Very nice style!
  • Shaun W.
    Shaun WestonFebruary 13, 2015
    Nice place to get a decent, low-cost glass of wine or a beer in a quiet, peaceful atmosphere. You may have to poke someone with a stick to get some attention.
  • Duncan H.
    Duncan HowsleyApril 13, 2016
    Amazing! Make sure to go to the free lunchtime concert on Wednesdays. Arrive about 11.15 for a short queue to pick up tickets (tickets are able to be collected 1 per person from 11.30).
  • Pat P.
    Pat PetrusJuly 19, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Probably concert hall with the best acoustic in Europe! And I love how affordable the tickets are. If you are under 30, join their Entree to purchase any tickets (from any ranks), paying only 10 euro!
  • Nico P.
    Nico PitneyJune 21, 2014
    Beautiful concert space! Sat on one of the side balconies and had a great experience. There's free wine during intermission but it goes quick.
  • Amsterdam Magazine
    Amsterdam MagazineDecember 7, 2011
    "Brunches and lunches are hearty but fresh and there’s also the option to do some wine tasting. Avoid early evening, as the place becomes packed with theatregoers."-Wifi Tips Read more
  • Francisca d.
    Francisca de JeerDecember 30, 2011
    They also have very good concerts offers for families and kids performances. Very convenient to reach by public transportation (from Amstelveen and Uithoorn as well)
  • Linda D.
    Linda Dell'OmoAugust 26, 2015
    Fine music, beautiful interiors, and complimentary wine: what more can you wish for a night out?
  • Ernst-Jan P.
    Ernst-Jan PfauthDecember 27, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    You can enjoy the highly regarded acoustics almost three times a day. Just walk in to see if there are any tickets available.
  • Exploring Julia
    Exploring JuliaJanuary 10, 2012
    Check out the free lunchtime concerts on Wednesdays - they're brilliant! It's first come, first served, or hang around as the concert is broadcast on screens in the foyer!
  • InterContinental Hotels & Resorts
    After much tribulations during your Perfect Day in Amsterdam, an evening of classical music with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra will open up your senses to new sensations. Read more
  • Walter
    WalterAugust 31, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Your tickets states which entrance to the main hall is closest to your chair. Signs can be found in the hallways above the doors.
  • B K.
    B KOctober 24, 2015
    Go there on wednesdays for free lunch concert and then have a coffee in its cafe.
  • Estelle B.
    Estelle Billie-EveNovember 21, 2015
    The place is really nice! You can even have a nice lunch! It's not that expensive and it's very tasteful!!
  • Cenker K.
    Cenker KöseJanuary 6, 2015
    Amazing concert hall... If you are under 30, you can buy tickets from Entree for 12,5 € for any category!
  • Eldar Y.
    Eldar YusupovJune 13, 2014
    Excellent acoustics, the Bach concert by the Gant vocal college was something out of this world!
  • Heiner T.
    Heiner TwenhäfelAugust 16, 2016
    I highly recommend the English backstage tour after the Sunday morning Concert. Funny and informative!
  • Richard F.
    Richard FindlayDecember 5, 2014
    Try the coffee house for reasonably priced coffee
  • Remco d.
    Remco de BosMarch 6, 2016
    Beautiful hall for classic music. Lovely location.
  • Naomi B.
    Naomi BruwerDecember 24, 2014
    A visit to the concergebouw is a must. What a wonderful building with amazing acoustics!
  • Alfred A. C.
    Alfred A. CitroenMarch 4, 2016
    The most beautiful concerthall of the world, with an excellent acoustic.
  • Willem v.
    Willem van LeeuwenSeptember 29, 2014
    The "Kleine Zaal" upstairs is very beautiful
  • Joshua S.
    Joshua SinghOctober 14, 2013
    The acoustics of this hall is mind blowing. Could hear every tone clearly.
  • S.B.B.
    S.B.B.November 9, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    With entree you can visit the greatest concerts for only ten euro. When above 30 yrs old, check out 'next'.
  • Jonathan D.
    Jonathan DavisMarch 11, 2016
    Beautiful building, but the WiFi isn't the easiest to connect to and doesn't extend into the main hall...why should it?!
  • Katerina K.
    Katerina KerrOctober 14, 2015
    beautiful concert hall! catch a good Beethoven or Mahler concert if you can!!!
  • Enzo M.
    Enzo MartinelliFebruary 22, 2016
    The best classical music and acoustics in town
  • Spotted by Locals - city guides by locals
    Visit the Sunday morning concerts or take the tour on Sunday. Read more
  • Ben D.
    Ben DruckerDecember 20, 2014
    See a show at the Jazz club
  • tiw
    tiwJune 26, 2014
    Get a shawl or cosy sweater cause the grotezaal is cold :]
  • Pavel V.
    Pavel VlasovJune 6, 2013
    Grab a bite of food and listen free lunch concert in the Main Hall or Recital Hall.
  • Lennart v.
    Lovely architecture, a real treat to be here.
  • P V.
    P VDJanuary 10, 2016
    Great interior design and acoustics!
  • Bram B.
    Bram BoertjesMay 11, 2016
    The acoustic is best in the world
  • Rami I.
    Rami IsmailMay 7, 2016
    Lovely acoustics, as experienced during the Final Fantasy-based Final Symphony.
  • Lauren M.
    Lauren MesconAugust 20, 2016
    Any concert, any time is fabulous!
  • Robert-Terrance M.
    I want to hear the great composers' music performed by this fine orchestra!
  • Ouriel A.
    Ouriel AttalNovember 2, 2014
    Go on Wednesday for lunch for a free show
  • Oliver S.
    Oliver SchiffersAugust 6, 2015
    What an evening, what a sound. Heavenly Place.
  • Sebastiaan V.
    Sebastiaan VerschurenFebruary 23, 2016
    Beautiful building, love the sound.
  • Dimitris T.
    Dimitris TzourisOctober 10, 2013
    wi-fi password: amsterdam - via
  • Osman Emir Bayman
    Osman Emir BaymanJanuary 27, 2012
    A nice coffee rest in a world's top music temple
  • Carl G.
    Carl GriffinDecember 5, 2015
    Beautiful classical structure.
  • Dominga B.
    Dominga BlazerJune 5, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Free lunchconcerts every Wednesday.
  • Hostelling International
    Visit on a Wednesday and check out the free lunch concert.
  • Murat N.
    Murat NefesogluOctober 20, 2013
    excellent ambiance
  • Jonas d.
    Jonas de GrootJune 7, 2016
    Beautyful concert hall!
  • Aart-Jan v.
    Aart-Jan van de PolMarch 31, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    Check out Tracks concert series if you want a good evening of classical music and drinks after.
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