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“Msueumplein is happily what is more or less used to be” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Museumplein

Museumplein
Museumstraat 1, 1071 XX Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Dam Square)
20 6747000
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Ranked #15 of 305 Attractions in Amsterdam
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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“Msueumplein is happily what is more or less used to be”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

This is the place where you will finds the most important museums of the city, but it is a nice place to stick around for a while, playing soccer with locals or just watch the people going by.

Visited November 2012
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Athens, Greece
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“Relax between sightseeing”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Museumplein is the square between 3 of the biggest museums in Amsterdam, Van Gogh, Modern Art and Rijksmuseum. So it is a great place to relax between seeing these museums, take a picture next to the giant ''I amsterdam'', have a coffee and buy some souvenirs.
In my visit I saw a lot of locals having a picnic there, and I totally recommend it.

Visited September 2013
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“relax in Museumplein”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Nice area to hang out a few cafe's on one side and on the other there is a skater park and chiildren's play area, loads of grass and free space largely bicycle free to let your kids run around in, good chill out and picnic area.

Visited October 2013
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“Great place to hang out.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

This park area is surrounded by Museums so there are lots of tourists but it is fun to hang out when the weather is good. There is a nice outdoor cafe and museum shops around. Great place to enjoy the outdoors after a day in the Musuems.

Visited October 2013
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“Excellent little park to rest between museums”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Excellent location to stop and take a brief break while visiting the local museums. Quirky little sculptures and the famous I amsterdam sign. Lots of tourist during the warm weather taking their obligatory photos and an overall fun and funky little park. Well worth a visit.

Visited September 2013
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