Beurs van Berlage
Damrak 243

1012 ZJ Amsterdam

Beurs van Berlage has a rich history of being the third stock exchange building of Amsterdam and being the host of the marriage of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima. In addition, the architecture of the Beurs van Berlage has a story of it's own. 

At the end of the 19th century, Amsterdam was doing well. Trade was flourishing and a growing number of people decided to move to the city. In 1896, the Amsterdam administration therefore decided to allow the construction of the new stock exchange to go ahead after all. The honour of developing this new building went to architect and urban designer Hendrik Petrus Berlage.

Berlage designed a completely new building, its bell tower carrying the ‘Beursbengel’ (exchange bell) being the most prominent element. Berlage, being a staunch socialist, believed the stock exchange trade had a short lease of life. Yet he found a smart and creative solution for this dilemma: inspired by the Italian Palazzo Pubblicos, he decided to design the new stock exchange building in such a way that it could serve as a grand communal home, a public palace, after socialism had triumphed. He therefore built a sort of symbolic city hall, a ‘public palace’ that could temporarily serve as a stock exchange.


Schiphol Amsterdam
If you arrived at Schiphol airport you can reach the Beurs van Berlage by train or taxi.

You can buy a ticket to Amsterdam Central in the arrival Halls of the airport.
Interval: four trains per hour. Train ride lasts about 15 minutes.

Destination: 'Beurs van Berlage', address: Damrak 243
Ca. 25 minutes, depending on the traffic.

Public transport or Taxi
The Beurs van Berlage is easily accessible by public transportation. Upon arrival by train at Amsterdam Central Station, Beurs van Berlage has a 300 meters and about five minutes walking distance. You can already see the Beurs van Berlage - on the Damrak - lying in front of you when you leave Central Station on the southside and walk towards the Dam. The Beurs van Berlage is a striking building of orange brick and multistory towers.

Taxi stands Beurs van Berlage
There are taxi stands directly in front of the Beurs van Berlage, the Damrak. You can order a taxi at the Taxi Central Amsterdam, T: 020-777 7777.

In the surroundings of the Beurs van Berlage are several large parking garages:

Garage Oosterdok
1700 places (9 minutes walk)
20 minutes: €1.50
5 to 24 pm: €12.00
Oosterdoksstraat 150, 1011 DK Amsterdam

Parking de Bijenkorf
400 places (right next to the Beurs van Berlage)
21 minutes: €2.00
Maximum daily rate: €52.00
Beursplein 15,1012 JW Amsterdam

Parking garage P1 Central Station
465 places (5 minutes walk)
Per hour: €5.00
Maximum daily rate: €55.00
Prins Hendrikkade 20A,1012 TL Amsterdam

Garage Nieuwezijdskolk
400 places (5 minutes walk)
21 minutes: € 2.00
Maximum daily rate: € 52.00
Nieuwezijds Kolk 18,1012 PV Amsterdam