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Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

Rembrandt's Night Watch at Rijksmuseum Netherlands by Arun Shanbhag
For as long as I can remember, a visit to the Rijksmuseum was on my short list. But for nearly a decade, its was closed for renovations. When it reopened a few years ago we started planning a long trip. We planned an entire day for the Rijksmuseum. Nothing else would do it justice.

While I was ready to scope out every nook and cranny of this magnificiently renovated palace, M&m were true campers and enjoyed the place as well. An important tip I learned over decades of museum visits – take a break in the middle of the day, leave the premises and go elsewhere for a nice lunch. Then you come back refreshed and you can re-see everything again. *grin*

Here Meera was mesmerized by the stunning stained glass wall.
pics of stained glass at Rijksmuseum Netherlands by Arun Shanbhag

Meera was intrigued by the macho poses of most the militia leaders and never tired of aping them.
Dutch masterpieces from Rijksmuseum Netherlands by Arun Shanbhag

Enjoy the gallery

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