The Carré Theatre was initially built to house Oscar Carré’s circus, but is nowadays one of the most renowned theatres in Europe. The Carré Theatre not only has a monumental status, it’s also the official theatre of Amsterdam and after one hundred years of existence, the theatre has been distinguished Royal. Situated on the banks of the river Amstel, the Carré Theatre is close to the Amstel Hotel, the Waterlooplein Market and the Skinny Bridge.
The beautiful neo-renaissance style building of the Carré Theatre is definitely worth a visit. The Carré Theatre organizes guided tours; wander around back stage, through foyers and dressing rooms, and discover the history and architecture of the most famous theatre of the Netherlands.