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One of Amsterdam's main squares, this is an ideal place to sit on one of the many terraces and watch the world go by.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Rembrandtplein, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
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Reviewed 5 days ago

On our way to the Flower Market, came through the square. Interesting, lots of tourists and wish we had been able to enjoy some of the restaurants that surround the square. Worth a visit! Lots of cameras, ipads, and iphones in use!

Thank sanjohn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing and the interesting place. Recommend also to see both day and nightlife of this area. Historical places and a lot of cafe, restaurants

Thank Ismayil_Gasimov
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I like this square...just outside the crazyness of the red light district and the dam square. Full of pubs...perfect for a beer or a meal

Thank paolovbossi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good place to stroll with beautiful statues and good cofee shops. Easy to reach with tram near the center of Amsterdam and nice area for restaurants.

Thank doubleki_gr75
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a nice little square surrounded by restaurants and is great for people watching. There’s also a bronze replica of Rembrandts Night Watch that is worth seeing.

Thank blanquita79
Reviewed 12 October 2018

Rembrandtplein along with Dam Square and Leidseplein are probably the best known squares in Amsterdam. There are a lot of restaurants with patios surrounding the small square that has Rembrandt overlooking his characters from “The Night Watch”, one of Rembrandt’s best known painting. The Rembrandtplein...More

Thank Bottomshelfhockey
Reviewed 5 October 2018

It is a lovely open square with wonderful statues and seating areas. It is relatively small so it is an easy spot to stop for a few/many minutes and to soak up some pleasant vibes. Centrally located within the horseshoe of canals. Starbucks and many...More

Thank ReviewByKaren
Reviewed 29 September 2018

On our first visit to Amsterdam, over 20 years ago, we stayed in a hotel on this square (the Schiller) and had a wonderful Indonesian meal - we still remember that holiday fondly. Walking through the square on a day-trip to Amsterdam this month I...More

Thank southendbootboy
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Vibrant plaza full of energy surrounded by small bars and cafes. Some nice musicians playing. But the attraction is the life size statues depicting the night watch. Good luck getting a clean shot.

Thank CharlotteDayTripper
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Smack right in the middle. A squares with lots of shops with food and drinks all around. Nice place to sit and watch performances as well

Thank AChee74
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Kitydaisx
10 October 2016|
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Response from JimmyNader | Reviewed this property |
I don't know about New Years Eve events in Amsterdam, but when I traveled in August, it was Pride weekend and there were plenty of free parties everywhere, specially the best one was at Rembrandtplein. Maybe you can check... More
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Response from tweedybird26 | Reviewed this property |
We were very happy with the Albus Hotel which is very close.
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Response from 226debbie | Reviewed this property |
We stayed on a houseboat on Amstel St just beside Bar Lempicka. That was a 15 minute walk to Rembrantsplein. And Amsterdam is so flat it's easy to walk around, and it feels safe too, just watch out for trams and cyclists... More
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