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Amsterdam will turn orange as will the rest of the Netherlands on Queensday. Everyone in the Netherlands celebrates the Queens birthday which is the most celebrated public holiday of the year. This years Queensday will be extra special since the official inauguration of the new King and Queen of the Netherlands will take place in Amsterdam! Due to this very special occasion there are many additional events planned in and around Amsterdam city.
Traditionally during Queensday Amsterdam will turn into one big free market. Besides the free markets there will be a lot of fun and entertaining events as well! The most famous free market can be found in “Amsterdam Zuid” on the Beethovenstraat. In addition you will find a great bargains in the Vondelpark as well!
All the festivals are very well organized and are listed as follows; King’s Day Festival at the Olympic Stadion, Loveland Queen’s Day at Oosterpark, King’s Land in front of the Amsterdam RAI and “Click op Straat” at Fredriksplein.
With all the festivities taking place there will be no public transportation or taxis within the city centre between 9 am and 8 pm. If you are checking in on the 30th of April the best way to get from Schiphol airport to BanksMansion is to take a train to Amsterdam Amstel station and from there take a taxi to “Waterlooplein” which is located only a 15 min walk from the hotel. Due to all these fun events there will be a lot of people celebrating on the streets of Amsterdam and the local area will be extremely busy.
Please feel free to contact one of our Guest Relations Officers if you have any questions or if you need further detailed information regarding any of these festivities!
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