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Museumplein

Museumstraat 1, 1071 XX Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Dam Square)
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Ranked #18 of 300 attractions in Amsterdam
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013 via mobile

Museumplein offers some awesome views and a very famous sight. It offers a quieter more relaxed version of Amsterdam than you would get in the city centre which was nice. Easy to get to and near alot of other attractions and great restaurants.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

Most of the museums were closed when we visited, but the grounds are still worth a visit, particularly for the I amsterdam sculpture (which is more difficult to climb on to than it seems) good for photos.

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Fort Pierce, Florida
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356 helpful votes 356 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

The architecture is pretty spectacular, but in strong contrast to the rest of this old and lovely city. There is a super market under an angled sod roof and several modern buildings perched on this open (AND WINDY) plain. You either like it or you don't. The museums in the area have something to offer, but it will pay you... More

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Amsterdam
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

A beautiful place, especially now, when the restauration of the Rijksmuseum comes to and end. On the other side the concertgebouw would make the place nearly perfect - unfortunately also the restauration of the Stedelijk museum is done. The backside of this formerly beautiful museums has been transformed into one of the most ugly structures I have seen in European... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

Museumplein is a nice spot where you can grab a picture with the I am Amsterdam display and enjoy the huge open spaces. Any visitor has to add this spot to there list when visiting easy.

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Southampton
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128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

We visited in February - at midday - and it was heaving with people. To get a great photo with the iAmsterdam sign you would need to be there at dawn. Nice grassed area to walk and relax. On the day we visited it was sunny and warm for the time of year.

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Sheffield
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

This is a really nice area to visit, the park was very busy with people playing soccer, taking photos and relaxing. There are a lot of people taking photos of the letters and climbing on them, but it ticks a box on the must see places list in Amsterdam. Worth a visit and a photo :)

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

This square is located between some of the main and best museums in Amsterdam - the Rijksmuseum, Stedelijk and van Gogh museum. The original I AMsterdam sign is there, which is always busy with people taking many photos. When its warm outside, there is a large green space which is great for laying in the grass or having a picnic.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013 via mobile

This "heart of Amsterdam" area is a great photo opportunity place. The huge sign with museums all around and an ice rink in the winter when we were there, also little outdoor cafes and shops on the parallel streets. Great for everyone and definitely worth a few snaps. Adamthetraveller x

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Killarney, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

really nice area. great for photos and to relax. park was very busy with people playing soccer and taking photos of the letters. if you have time to go there, you should go.

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