Rembrandtplein, Amsterdam

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Landmark · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Take a break at Rembrandtplein, one of the most popular squares in the capital city, featuring the city’s oldest statue in a public space and a fountain. The square and the statue represent Rembrandt, who lived in the area from 1639 to 1656. You'll see a bronze representation of "The Night Watch"--one of Rembrandt's most prominent works, and a 114 sq m (1,230 sq ft) LCD screen, which you can interact with through Bluetooth. The site has become famous over the years for its numerous bars and restaurants, and it's one of the liveliest nightlife locales and meeting places in the city. To visit Rembrandtplein and other attractions in Amsterdam, use our Amsterdam online holiday planner.
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  • Rembrandt Plein (Rembrandt Square) is a very popular and vibrant square in Amsterdam with impressive Rembrandt statue placed in the center of the square in 19th century. In commemoration of...  more »
  • I was surprised how much we liked the area, one block north of the canal. Numerous restaurants and some budget hotels. Very good Thai restaurant just off the canal, before you reach the square...  more »
  • Not a beautiful area but at Xmas, it was enlivened this year by a new ice rink taking over most of the square. The christmas lights surrounding it looked superb.  more »

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