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National Monument

4.4/5
59 Reviews
Monument
Liked by 1
Open Open 24 hours
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 20-30 minutes
Address: Dam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Phone: +31-20-6241111

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The Nationaal Monument op de Dam. Opposite the Royal Palace on the other side of the Dam is our national memorial to all victims of war, oppression, deportation and resistance. Every year on the 4th may we commemorate on the dam all the victims.The first wreath on 4 May is always laid by his Majesty King Willem Alexander and his wife Queen Maxima.The Monument was designed by the Dutch architect J.J.P. Oud and the sculpture made by the artist John Radeker and his sons Han and Jan Willem.

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  • feltroneu
    feltroneu
    Georgetown, Malaysia
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    Lovely place to visit

    Just passed by from Damrak and stopover for pictures. A nice but small monument surrounding by other beautiful and famous architectures. Love its white plain color but didn't stay long due to drizzlin...

    Reviewed on /Date(1587003349000+0800)/
  • AtlantaLex
    AtlantaLex
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    Love WWII History, But this is Underwhelming

    It's a nondescript obelisk at one end of Dam Square paying homage to those who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country and countrymen. The location is the gathering point for many guided walking...

    Reviewed on /Date(1584246430000+0800)/
  • CuriousTravelerRadio
    CuriousTravelerRadio
    Pennsylvania, USA
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    Plain & Somber

    This monument is one of the most plain that I have seen! While it feels somber, it also feels very simple. Take a look while passing through the square but do not spend much time.

    Reviewed on /Date(1580353388000+0800)/
  • vamsally
    vamsally
    Seattle, Washington, USA
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    hang out place

    A lot of people hang out here since there's are some steps to sit and just gawk at the buildings around the center of the town. Other than that and some street performance, nothing special.

    Reviewed on /Date(1578831651000+0800)/
  • Chrisinkingwood2
    Chrisinkingwood2
    Kingwood, Texas, USA
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    OK, it's a big stick or log or something.

    Seen a lot of national monuments in my travels but this one sort of left me wondering. And when we saw it there were lots of people climbing on and around it. Great place for the pigeons to rest.

    Reviewed on /Date(1571074495000+0800)/

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