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“Lovely Open Space in the City” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Museumplein

Museumplein
Museumstraat 1, 1071 XX Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Dam Square)
20 6747000
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Ranked #20 of 303 attractions in Amsterdam
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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“Lovely Open Space in the City”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Large open space surrounded by beautiful buildings housing museums and concert hall, trams trundling across at one end and lots of trees, fountains and sculptures old and modern. A great place to sit and draw breath whilst on a trip to the city

Visited October 2013
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“Good for a short visit”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

Museumplein is actually an open area between the biggest museums in Amsterdam - Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum & Stedelijk Museum. It has beautiful surroundings with fountains & sculptures and the famous Iamsterdam sign(similar to the one at the airport, but more fun here).
But to get a decent photo with the Iamsterdam sign, you need to visit it early as it becomes busy & people are all over it to get pics with no regards to others.
Nevertheless its a beautiful area with good mix of locals & tourists and must be included during the first visit to amsterdam. The place is also near to vondelpark, leidseplein and the canal cruise, so can be included in the day's itinerary.

Visited June 2013
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Petah Tiqwa, HaMerkaz, Israel
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“Great pic”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

This was a spot on our bike route. Took cute picutres, we were there while the ice ring was on, super cute sight. I Amsterdam sign there makes a cool picture opportunity.

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“Awesome atmosphere”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Open spaces and fresh air... Great place to be and ofcourse no trip will be complete without a pic of the "I amstermdam"

Visited December 2013
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“Great spot to people watch”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

Museumplain is a huge open square connecting the main museums. Colorful, bright and enjoyable place to sit and watch.

Visited September 2013
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