Amsterdam - Vondelpark & the South (PDF Chapter)
This is the Vondelpark & the 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.
- get happily lost amid the riches of the Rijksmuseum: Rembrandt, Vermeer, gilded doll-houses and magic lanterns
- see the world’s best collection of Van Gogh’s work up close at the Van Gogh Museum, from yellow sunflowers to purple-blue irises.
- cycle, boat or commune with goats in Amsterdamse Bos, Amsterdam’s surprisingly vast forest.
- restaurants & bars
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