Nieuwmarkt metro station

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Nieuwmarkt
Nieuwmarkt metro 2.jpg
Location Nieuwmarkt, Amsterdam,
 Netherlands
Coordinates 52°22′20″N 4°54′03″E / 52.37222°N 4.90083°E / 52.37222; 4.90083Coordinates: 52°22′20″N 4°54′03″E / 52.37222°N 4.90083°E / 52.37222; 4.90083
Owned by GVB
Line(s) 51, 53, 54
Platforms 2
Tracks 2
Other information
Fare zone 5700 (Centrum)
History
Opened 11 October 1980
Services
Preceding station   Amsterdam Metro   Following station
Terminus
Line 51
toward Westwijk
Line 53
toward Gaasperplas
Line 54
toward Gein
Location
Nieuwmarkt is located in metro van Amsterdam
Nieuwmarkt
Nieuwmarkt
Location within metro van Amsterdam

Nieuwmarkt is an Amsterdam Metro station in the centre of Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Station[edit]

Nieuwmarkt Metro station opened in 1980 and is served by 3 lines: the 51 (Amsterdam Centraal–Amstelveen), 53 (Amsterdam Centraal–Gaasperplas), and 54 (Amsterdam Centraal–Gein).

Artwork in Nieuwmarkt station; note the symbolic wrecking ball.

The station is located close to the Weigh House (De Waag) of Amsterdam.

The metro station is only accessible with an OV-chipkaart or GVB Travel Pass.

The artwork in the Nieuwmarkt Metro station by Louis van Gasteren and Jan Sierhuis is designed to evoke the 1975 Nieuwmarkt Riots, when Amsterdam residents protested the demolition of homes to make room for subway constructions.

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