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“Fantastic insight into the life of Vincent Van Gogh” 5 of 5 bubbles
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Van Gogh Museum
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Canal Cruise with Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam
Ranked #2 of 466 things to do in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Discover the world's largest collection of works by Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, featuring masterpieces such as Sunflowers, The Potato Eaters, Almond Blossom and The Bedroom.
Canberra, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Fantastic insight into the life of Vincent Van Gogh”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2014

The Van Gogh Museum is not the largest but there are some absolutely stunning paintings located within. The museum does a fantastic job of telling the fascinating story of Van Gogh. It's just a shame they are missing some of the more famous Van Gogh paintings.

Visited November 2013
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Fairfield, Connecticut
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“very enjoyable”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2014

This should be on your list of things to do in Amsterdam. Very enjoyable.

Allow enough time to relax and enjoy the artwork.

Visited June 2014
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“Ten Years of History”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2014

Van Gogh only painted for ten years which I did not know. The first five years of his work was very dark depicting potato farmers. But then his creativity flourished into beautiful yellows, blues & greens. A must see:)

Visited June 2014
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JMFPEDS
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“If you like van Gogh, go”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2014

This museum harbors an extensive collection of Van Gogh works, and if you have any interest in him, this museum is a must-see. The audioguide was also very helpful. The line to get in was extensive, but our hotel offered tickets for a one euro service charge, which was well worth it

Visited June 2014
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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“Exceptional”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2014

Can't say enough about what you will see here. I love art and this museum is an art lovers dream. Always get the audio tour it adds a lot. Stop in the gift shop for terrific take-homes.

Visited October 2013
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