Museum Quarter, Amsterdam

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The meeting point of three major city museums, Museum Quarter represents a haven for art lovers. This renovated square houses the Rijksmuseum, Stedelijk Museum of Modern Art, and the Van Gogh Museum, which are some of the city's most well-visited museums. Bring your kids to play at the square or visit during one of the year-round events and festivals. Walk through the quarter surrounding this square, considered by many to be the cultural center of the city. Stop into the area's high-end shops, local boutiques, chic cafes, and posh hotels. Make Museum Quarter a centerpiece of your Amsterdam vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Amsterdam day trip planning site.
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  • Easy to access & has numerous of the most popular museums to be seen in Amsterdam. There is seating area with cafes & food stalls - great to take a rime out for all the culture. The square/area is...  more »
  • We were in Amsterdam for a few hours and high on our list of 'to do' things was visit the temporary Christmas Market that had been assembled on the Museumplein just behind the Rijksmuseum. We...  more »
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  • It's a little further from the Center than I would like... That being said, the hotel is clean (minus the stains on the carpet), and the location has quite a bit near it if you look around. Not bad for a quick stay with just enough stuff to do. Check them out!!!
  • I love this hotel! It's a great location, along a canal, and close to several museums including the Van Gough. The staff is always friendly and helpful.
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