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Cinemas and Movie Theatres in Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam Cinemas and Movie Theatres

Amsterdam as a city has a large movie going populace. It is therefore no wonder that there are cinemas in every district in Amsterdam, ensuring that when all else fails, the magic of the movies will see you through the night.

The Canal Ring area is home to the Tuschinski Cinema. First opened to the public in 1921 as a variety entertainment theatre, the Tuschinski Cinema has impressive interiors that reflect a blend of various architectural styles including Baroque, Art Nouveau along with a few Asian influences. Watching a show from one of its impressive balconies is a must-do activity while in the region.

Going by the same name, but located in Rembrandtplein, is yet another Tuschinski Cinema that boasts six cinema halls. It regularly screens the latest Hollywood Local cinema in Amsterdamblockbusters along with the occasional Dutch film. The Tuschinski hall in Rembrandtplein is extremely popular with tourists as it is centrally located and therefore quite easy to find. 

East of the Amstel is Studio K, opened in 2007. Studio K has two cinema halls where it screens foreign and artistic films. Not limited to screening films alone, the Studio K also has a theatre and a restaurant with a bar attached, should you want to get something to eat before or after the show.

The Kriterion is another cinema located east of the Amstel and is favoured by students and backpackers. Run by students, this cinema is known for screening cult movies and a lot of world cinema.

The Movies is another one of Amsterdam’s popular cinemas. Located in the Jordaan district with a 1920’s theme, this cinema screens indie flicks. It also has a restaurant and bar.


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Extra Travel information: For other forms of evening entertainment, there are some excellent nightclubs also in Amsterdam. Movies and travel. You might also be curious to learn about cinemas in Dubai, UAE.


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