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“Lovely open space” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Museum Quarter

Museum Quarter
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$16.33*
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Ranked #15 of 473 things to do in Amsterdam
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Lovely open space”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

Stopped by this plaza en route from the Van Gogh Museum to the Rijksmuseum. Great to see so many people enjoying the amenities. Recommend a drink or bite to eat in Cobra, overlooking the water feature. There was some great breakdancing and body popping from a group of guys going on the day we visited.

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San Mateo, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“Nice area...but full of tourists.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2014

It's nice to get an ice cream, sit by a fountain, or just people watch. But it's crowded with tourists heading into the museums. Fun, but not particularly relaxing.

Visited July 2014
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Dallas, Texas, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Lots to do”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2014

The Museumplein is a great place to spend a day. Whether it's relaxing on the carefully manicured lawns or wandering enraptured through the Rijksmuseum that dominates the scene, you can spend at least a good part of your day in Amsterdam dedicating yourself to a few of Holland's best museums.

Visited June 2014
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
“THE place for art lovers in Amsterdam”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2014

In addition to the three superb museums, the grounds are fun to stroll in and there is a play area for children. Lots of locals enjoying the sun, playing casual football, biking, etc.

Visited July 2014
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Marsascala, Malta
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“The famous I AMSTERDAM”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2014

I was so happy when I spotted this sign! This is a very busy area but its funny watching all the people climbing on the sign trying to get a good picture. There are also food stalls around and of course its 1 min away from the Rijks Museum and Van Gough. SO its a great spot to relax in between museum visits.

Visited February 2014
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