Amsterdam - Vondelpark & the Old South (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Vondelpark & the Old South chapter from Lonely Planet’s Amsterdam guidebook.

Around the grassy expanse of Museumplein, Amsterdam’s top three art museums – the Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum and Stedelijk – are all lined up in a walkable row. You could easily spend a full day here alone.

  • plunging into the Golden Age trove of Dutch Masters paintings, Delft tiles and gilded dollhouses at the Rijksmuseum
  • maps
  • being awestruck by the tortured artist’s vivid brushstrokes of yellow sunflowers and purple blue irises at the Van Gogh Museum
  • transport
  • admiring the abstractions of Mondrian, Matisse and their modern compadres at the Stedelijk Museum
  • restaurants & bars

Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights & Activities, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping and Sports & Activities.

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