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Amsterdam's Centerpiece

With a quick stroll down the Damrack from Central Station, you will find yourself in the middle of a bustling square teeming with both tourists and locals 24 hours a day. The famous Dam Square, or simply The Dam, was constructed during the 13th century to protect occupants of the city from flooding. Besides the resident pigeon population, visitors will find a wide variety of shops, food stands, and restaurants in the square. The Dam is always a lively place no matter the weather, come for yourself to learn why this is one of the most famous and important places in the city.

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