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National Monument, Amsterdam

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Located at Dam Square , The National Monument was unveiled on on May 4th, 1956 in honor of those who died during World War II. The monument is a 73 feet (22 meter) tall obelisk, with two stone lions standing beneath. Every year on May 4th, you will find a large gathering of dignitaries, as well as many other people, commemorating the victims of the war.