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Outstanding Exhibit

This exhibit was recommended by family who had recently seen it. The photos were powerful and... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2018
sshart2018
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Thought provoking and packs a punch

Its a bit off the the grid in Amsterdam with all the other sites and attractions but this thought... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2018
Sanjaya_Wijeyekoon
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London, United Kingdom
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The annual World Press Photo is a global exhibition presenting the best visual journalism of the past year. Come and see the most compelling photos in stunning high-quality Canon prints. This exhibition of award-winning photos is shown worldwide in...more
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Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

This exhibit was recommended by family who had recently seen it. The photos were powerful and elicited emotion.

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Reviewed 7 July 2018

A visit of the Nieuwe Kerk on the Dam square featured the 2017 world press photos of horrific scenarios around the world. This is not for the weak at heart or small children. Incidentally also enjoy this beautiful national treasure, the church.

Thank GinnyKelowna
Reviewed 7 July 2018

Its a bit off the the grid in Amsterdam with all the other sites and attractions but this thought provoking exhibit will stir the emotions. The photography is iconic and cutting. The video exhibits are moving. Be prepared for an emotional experience packed into a...More

Thank Sanjaya_Wijeyekoon
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Wow really a must see even though some pictures are very hard reality... and to place the exhibition in the nieuwe kerk.... wonderful... peaceful place linked to not that peaceful pictures

Thank Conny F
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

A must see despite the horror of humanity. The winning photos of all the years was interesting- saw my own country included. Celebrate life and bring hope to others

Thank ArmaghApple
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

In a small deserted church 300 m from the red light district you will find a very powerful photo exhibition. It is masterfully designed/set-up and comes with audio guide included in price. The trend seems to be that you need flames, blood or violence in...More

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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Very nice collection of pictures from all around the world and from all kind of themes. Highly recommended.

Thank Angel G
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

This exposition is one of the best I’ve ever seen. To be honest this visit was memorable. Audio guide is marvelously well made, a deep and conscious work. There is also a video exposition with the best short films. You will be touched with some...More

Thank Alejandra S
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Powerful exhibition which will leave you thinking of what you have seen long after you walk out the beautiful church it is in. Location is very central! I definitely recommend to visit it!

Thank Annatine2400
Reviewed 12 August 2017

No doubt that the pictures are beautiful and they will touch your heart but must they always be pictures of mysery to win a price?. You can say 90% of the pictures are about death, war, poverty, disaster, sadness and such. And you have to...More

1  Thank Solodam J
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