"Dam Square obelisk (national monument)" National Monument Tip by Airpunk

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  Obelisk (Nationaal Monument) at the Dam square
by Airpunk

This monument was built in 1956 after the second world war. It is a 22 m high obelisk constructed by J.J.P. Oud. Today, it is a central meeting point and many people use the step to take a break. You can see street artists around the place, but also drug dealers. Anyway, the drug dealers should be no problem. Just tell them that you are not interested and enjoy a few minutes of break in the dynamic life of Amsterdam.

Directions: In front of the royal palace and the Nieuwe Kerk.

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Aug 27, 2005
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