Last Alteration: Sunday 07 April 2013

Dam Square

GPS Coordinates

52°22'24"04°53'32" show decimal

Google Earth

Location Point

Dam Square
Amsterdam

Dam Square is considered to be the central point of Amsterdam. It was created in the 13th Century when a dam was built around the Amstel river to prevent flooding from the sea.

How to get here:

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Tram: Dam - The tram stop can be found on route 14 on the map, south of Centraal Station. The stop is on the square. +

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Tram: Dam/Paleisstraat - The tram stop can be found on routes 4,9,16,24 and 25 south from Centraal Station on the map. At the stop, the square is to the west. +

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisableNieuwe Kerk

Photo

Photograph taken: 16th October 2004 by Colin Francis

Arc of Infinity (4)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 4 May 1982
Omega flees from the Doctor.

 

Where to walk to next?

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Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal (Arc of Infinity). Walk between the church and the palace and then turn right onto Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal. Cross over and continue along to Bob's Youth Hostel, just before Mosterdpotsteeg.

Additional locations as the crow flies:

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Sint Nicolaasstraat (Arc of Infinity): 0.11 miles.

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Singel (Arc of Infinity): 0.20 miles.

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Muntplein (Arc of Infinity): 0.45 miles.

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Stationsplein (Arc of Infinity): 0.46 miles.

Related Stories

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Arc of Infinity [7 May 1982]: Omega flees across the square.

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