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Rembrandtplein Tours

A far cry from its origins as a butter and dairy market, Rembrandtplein is now one of Amsterdam’s busiest and liveliest squares, sandwiched between the Mint Tower and the Amstel River. Named after the city’s most famous baroque painter and printmaker, Rembrandt van Rijn, a cast-iron statue of its namesake, sculpted by Royer, has stood proud in the heart of the square since 1876.

With both the plaza and its surrounding streets crammed with cafés, music clubs and bars, Rembrandtplein comes alive in the evening hours, as locals and tourists cram onto the rooftop terraces to admire the glittering skyline and party into the early hours. Club rain and Escape are two of the square’s most popular institutions, while De Duivel is the go-to venue for hip-hop and the nearby Reguliersdwarsstraat is the central hub of the city’s renowned gay scene. Dutch café culture is alive and well here too, with many opening their stages in the evening hours to local folk singers. Uniquely, Rembrandtplein is also home to Europe’s largest interactive video screen, a 15-meter wide display that allows passersby to post messages and access interactive features via Bluetooth.

Don’t just wait until the sun has set to visit though, as Rembrandtplein is home to some landmark architecture, including the dramatic Art-Deco inspired building that houses the modern Pathe Tuschinski cinema and the late 18th-century De Kleine Komedie, Amsterdam’s oldest theater. Throughout the summer months, café-seating spills out onto the square, making it the perfect spot for people watching, coffee drinking and soaking up the atmosphere of Amsterdam’s most happening hotspot.

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Amsterdam Hop-On Hop-Off Boat Tour with Rijksmuseum Ticket, Amsterdam, null
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Amsterdam Hop-On Hop-Off Boat Tour with Rijksmuseum Ticket

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Combine a hop-on hop-off boat tour of Amsterdam with a visit to Rijksmuseum – the Netherlands’ national museum that houses a collection of Dutch Golden Age ...  Read more

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Duration: Flexible

From USD $49.65
Amsterdam Coffee Shop Culture And Local Food Sampling Walking Tour, Amsterdam, Hop-on Hop-off Tours
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Amsterdam Coffee Shop Culture And Local Food Sampling Walking Tour

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Join this 2-hour Amsterdam walking tour and explore the city's coffee shop culture with a local guide. Get an in-depth look into the world of coffee shops in ...  Read more

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $21.53
Half-Day Tour of Red Light District and Jordaan District with Private Guide in Amsterdam, ... 
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Half-Day Tour of Red Light District and Jordaan District with Private Guide in Amsterdam

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Discover Amsterdam's most important sites on this 4-hour walking tour with a private guide. Go to several areas like the Red Light District, the ...  Read more

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $77.76
Private Amsterdam Walking Tour Including Refreshments, Amsterdam, Half-day Tours
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Private Amsterdam Walking Tour Including Refreshments

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Join this 2-hour city walking tour through Amsterdam with a private guide. You will get to see sights such as Dam Square, the canals of Amsterdam, Anne Frank ...  Read more

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $38.28

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