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“just a park” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Vondelpark

Vondelpark
Van Baedestraat & Vondelpark | Museum Quarter, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Stadsdeel Zuid)
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Ranked #10 of 303 attractions in Amsterdam
Type: Parks
Activities: Biking, Inline skating
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Amsterdam's most famous park was designed and built in 1850 and today is a popular place for tourists and residents who can enjoy a variety of outdoor activities such as biking, hiking, jogging and picnicking.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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“just a park”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Nice park close to the city center, I dont think this is really special, not a ''must go'' definitely.
But is nice if you just want to rest for a while, there is a little bridge where you can take nice pictures. Avoid spending time here if you are in Amsterdam for a little time.

Visited February 2014
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“Lovely park”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Our apartment in Overtoom was only about 50 metres from the park. Walking through virtually the whole park was a great way to get to the Museum Quarter.

Visited April 2014
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“Good relaxing time in a busy city”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Lots of runners, cyclists and dog walkers but there is plenty room for us all. Great place to have a walk in calm surroundings.

Visited April 2014
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“A city oasis!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

It was wonderful to enter this leafy area full of ponds, fountains and birds. So peaceful as a break from the city. Also several good cafes. This is a popular place for locals who cycle round the park or exercise their dogs. We went there 4 times in one week it was so good.

Visited April 2014
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“An oasis in a busy city”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

We walked round Vondelpark during a recent visit to Amsterdam. It is an amazing space, akin to Central Park in New York or Hyde Park in London. It is well used, with a steady stream of cyclists, runners, walkers and a couple of roller-bladers using the park as a place to exercise or relax. There are several places to get a coffee, or something more, and we spent 2 hours in the spring sunshine just wandering and relaxing with a coffee. A must see.

Visited April 2014
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