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Het Concertgebouw

Het Concertgebouw

Concert Hall and Music Venue
Museumkwartier, Amsterdam
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  • The concerts at Het Concertgebouw is a can't miss
  • Hostelling International
    "Visit on a Wednesday and check out the free lunch concert."(4 Tips)
    Enzo M.
    "The best classical music and acoustics in town"(4 Tips)
    Mathieu A.
    "Beautiful place, you can attend to a free concert on Wednesdays."(3 Tips)
    Lucille F.
    "Beautiful concert hall."(2 Tips)
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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.
  • Reni R.
    Reni ReniMarch 2
    Get there really early for the astonishing free lunch concert starting at 12:30 on Wed. You need to get a free ticket beforehand to enter, I'd say from 11am. Otherwise, Pech gehabt!
  • 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.
  • Mathieu A.
    Beautiful place, you can attend to a free concert on Wednesdays. For that you need to come and get a free ticket around 11:00~11:30am. The concert then starts at 12:30pm
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • Lucille F.
    Lucille Fisher2 weeks ago
    Beautiful concert hall. Catch their free lunch time concert (check dates, it varies). Just arrive about an hour before to get tickets.
  • 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!
  • 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.
  • 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!
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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!
  • 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!!
  • 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.
  • Heiner T.
    Heiner TwenhäfelAugust 16, 2016
    I highly recommend the English backstage tour after the Sunday morning Concert. Funny and informative!
  • Eldar Y.
    Eldar YusupovJune 13, 2014
    Excellent acoustics, the Bach concert by the Gant vocal college was something out of this world!
  • 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!
  • 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.
  • 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'.
  • Willem v.
    Willem van LeeuwenSeptember 29, 2014
    The "Kleine Zaal" upstairs is very beautiful
  • Katerina K.
    Katerina KerrOctober 14, 2015
    beautiful concert hall! catch a good Beethoven or Mahler concert if you can!!!
  • 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?!
  • Enzo M.
    Enzo MartinelliFebruary 22, 2016
    The best classical music and acoustics in town
  • Gerard v.
    Just look around and enjoy the nice architecture & great music!
  • Spotted by Locals - city guides by locals
    Visit the Sunday morning concerts or take the tour on Sunday. Read more
  • Heather A.
    The jazz orchestra is phenomenal.
  • 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.
  • pieter v.
    pieter vdhJanuary 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!
  • 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.
  • Ouriel A.
    Ouriel AttalNovember 2, 2014
    Go on Wednesday for lunch for a free show
  • Carl G.
    Carl GriffinDecember 5, 2015
    Beautiful classical structure.
  • Dimitris T.
    Dimitris TzourisOctober 10, 2013
    wi-fi password: amsterdam - via 4sqwifi.com
  • Osman Emir Bayman
    Osman Emir BaymanJanuary 27, 2012
    A nice coffee rest in a world's top music temple
  • Albert B.
    Great sound and atmosfeer
  • Dominga B.
    Dominga BlazerJune 5, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Free lunchconcerts every Wednesday.
  • Murat N.
    Murat NefesogluOctober 20, 2013
    excellent ambiance
  • Jonas d.
    Jonas de GrootJune 7, 2016
    Beautyful concert hall!
  • Hostelling International
    Visit on a Wednesday and check out the free lunch concert.
  • Eric L.
    Eric LiDecember 24, 2015
    Free wifi, and open bar during concerts
  • Lorenzo Gatto
    Lorenzo GattoJune 8, 2012
    My favorite venue in the Netherlands!
  • 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.
  • Steven B.
    Steven BeeckmanNovember 20, 2011
    Lunch/dinner from 11am till 8.15 pm.
  • Robin J.
    Robin JonkmanFebruary 13, 2016
    Like everything!
  • Reza de G.
    Reza de GrootJanuary 15, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Our Fav place
  • Thom K.
    Thom KennonFebruary 7, 2010
    See the Akso / Schonberg Ensemble do French 20th century - esp. the Groupe des Six medley! Encroyable.
  • Yener A.
    Yener AkiJanuary 10, 2016
    It s a must
  • Steven B.
    Steven BeeckmanNovember 20, 2011
    Breakfast till 11am.
  • P M.
    P MJune 20, 2011
    Great placa
  • Juha v.
    Juha van 't ZelfdeDecember 31, 2009
    Been here 25+ times
    Join Entree if you are under 30 and visit concerts for practically nothing.
  • Gert K.
    Gert KlootwijkMarch 6, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Visit "zondagochtend concert" great stuff and only €22,50
  • Amy v.
    Amy van SonNovember 1, 2014
    #QeauxQueaxJoans
  •  Deon P.
     Deon ParconApril 7, 2012
    Concert or tour? Tour please
  • Robert L.
    Robert LeeMay 26, 2010
    Go to lunch concert (at 12:30 noon) for free.
  • Daan L.
    Daan LindenJuly 26, 2009
    Listen to the royal concertgebouw orchestra
  • Charlotte V.
    Charlotte Van BreeFebruary 10, 2015
    Onder de 32 - regel een sprintticket voor €12,50 inclusief twee drankjes (koffie, wijn, thee etc) en zweef mee over de prachtige klanken van meesterpianisten, violisten en het concertgebouworkest.
  • Sylvie D.
    Sylvie D.QrJune 6, 2012
    Un excellent espace. Culture, pour toujours. Antony and The Johnsons Orkest & Metropole...l'art sous la forme de la musique.
  • Themelis C.
    Themelis CuiperDecember 6, 2010
    Concertgebouw Café leuke plek om centraal af te spreken daarna loopje door de PC(hoofd) naar de chinees (chao fan & char siu zijn mijn favoriet)
  • Alex L.
    Alex LeblancJanuary 16, 2016
    Renaud Capuçon: top!! La "kleine Saal" du concertgebouw est vraiment très belle...
  • Karin v.
    Karin van der MeijdenNovember 18, 2016
    Grote zaal is heel indrukwekkend en de kleine zaal misschien nog wel indrukwekkender! Zo mooi!
  • Bruno P.
    A casa é esteticamente muito bonita e bem organizada, vale muito conhecer. Justifica estar entre as 10 melhores do mundo.
  • M.A.Devrim B.
    Çok güzel ve çok meşhur bir salon , ne yapın edin bir konsere gelin 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻
  • Ernst-Jan P.
    Ernst-Jan PfauthOctober 7, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Neem een jongerenabonnement, dat heet Entree, en ontdekt voor een tientje per keer de wereld van de klassieke muziek.
  • Angela Teresa R.
    Angela Teresa RispoliOctober 2, 2014
    local maravilhoso com acustica excelente!!!Naao perca os conceertos ggratuitos!
  • Tim K.
    Tim K.November 7, 2010
    Been here 100+ times
    Vooral de Latte Machiatto is een aanrader. Het personeel staat te trappelen om er eentje te maken.
  • Marco V.
    Marco VonkJanuary 23
    De brunch na het Zondagochtendconcert is erg goed verzorgd.
  • Marlene B.
    Marlene B.March 24
    Mooie muziek, prima catering, echt avondje uit
  • Aline M.
    Aline MartinsOctober 7, 2013
    Ótimo atendimento ni café, lindo espaço.
  • Helga M.
    Helga MooijenNovember 10, 2014
    Prachtig gebouw, fantastische akoestiek
  • Niels L.
    Niels LiemanMarch 29, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Naar huis met Uber ipv de taxi. Gebruik de code NielsNL voor 20 euro korting!
  • Marco V.
    Marco VonkJanuary 23
    Een heel fraai gebouw voor concerten.
  • Dmitry O.
    Dmitry OgogoSeptember 25, 2016
    Все слышно и видно почти из любой части зала.
  • Eveline Q.
    Eveline QuistFebruary 11, 2012
    Probeer de (vanille honey) chai tea latte - véél beter dan bij Starbucks
  • Lotte S.
    Lotte SolleveldDecember 28, 2010
    Gewoonweg een fijne plek met prachtige klassieke concerten.
  • Ruben W.
    Ruben WoldringJanuary 30, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Wifi wachtwoord: Espresso
  • Stef G.
    Stef GalléApril 9, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Het ontbijtmenu is een aanrader, 3 hoog gestapeld.
  • etxxx
    etxxxDecember 26, 2011
    Koffie verkeerd is erg goed
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