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Monuments & squares

Rembrandtplein

Rembrandtplein is a major square in central Amsterdam, Netherlands, named after Rembrandt van Rijn who owned a house nearby from 1639 to 1656.

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Oudekerksplein (Old Church’s Square)

Oudekerksplein marks the eastern end of the Red Light District and is wedged between the Warmoesstraat street and Oudezijds Voorburgwal canal. From the square, the Oudekerksburg bridge crosses the Oudezijds Voorburgwal canal and continues eastwards, through the Oudekennissteeg and Molensteeg alleys, towards the Oudezijds Achterburgwal and Zeedijk.

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Museumplein (Museum Square)

The Museumplein is a public space in the Museumkwartier neighbourhood of the Amsterdam-Zuid borough in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Located at the Museumplein are three major museums – the Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum, and Stedelijk Museum – and the concert hall Concertgebouw.

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Markenplein

Prior to 1970, Markenplein was named het oude Markenpleintje and before World War II it used to be a part of the Jewish district of Amsterdam. The name Markenplein symbolizes the bond between the new neighborhood and the old Jewish neighborhood. The pavement pattern was designed by the American artist Sol LeWitt. The square houses

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Dijkgraafplein

Dijkgraafplein is located in Amsterdam-Osdorp at the end of Tussen Meer in the neighborhood that is now known as ‘De Sharpen’. It is named after the office of dijkgraaf (the chairman of a waterboard) in 1962.

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Max Euweplein

One of Amsterdam’s newest city squares, Max Euweplein hosts Amsterdam’s casino, as well as cabaret and stand-up comedy bars, Restaurants and busy cafés. Play chess with giant pieces outdoors, sip a beer on a terrace, try your luck at roulette – it’s here for the choosing.

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Rembrandtplein

Welcoming cozy Versatile “Het Rembrandtplein”, “Het Thorbeckeplein”  and the surrounding streets are the many varied hangouts of Amsterdam-Centrum’s most popular nightlife district.

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Leidseplein

The Belangenvereniging Horeca Leidsebuurt (BHL, Interest Group for HORECA (Hotel/Restaurant/Cafe) Establishments in the Leidsebuurt) was established on 14 October 1982. The association’s goal is to represent the interests of hospitality and catering establishments in the Leidseplein entertainment and nightlife district. BHL’s board consists of business-owners from all sectors of the hospitality and catering industry.

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Gelderlandplein

Gelderlandplein, south of the city centre, is the location of one of Amsterdam’s biggest shopping malls, with over 80 outlets including most of the major national chains. It is the place to find not only your daily basics, but also smaller more specialized shops – delicatessens or quirkier clothes stores – for gifts or personal treats

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Dam square

Dam square was created in the 13th century when a dam was built around the river Amstel to prevent the sea from swarming the city. On Dam square nowadays you can find food stalls, restaurants, shops and shopping centres including the trendy Bijenkorf, Magna Plaza, Bonneterie and the Amsterdam Diamond centre.

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