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Lonely Planet Experience: Rijksmuseum Walk with an Art Historian

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  • Private Tour
  • Live Guide
  • 1.5 hr

Explore the medieval times and their religious influence. Meet Dutch Master Geerten tot St. Jans and his wonderful ‘Tree of Jesse.’ Hear about Lucas van Leyden, the Rembrandt of the 16th century & find out how he set a new high standard for paintings. His ‘Worship of the golden calf’ is an outstanding example of this. Time for the Golden Age! Explore the big three masters of this enlighting era: Hals, Vermeer, and Rembrandt. Admire the best works of the Rijksmuseum like ‘The Milkmaid, 'The Jewish Bride' and the 'Nightwatch’ in one gallery! Step into the 18th & 19th century and see the artful transition from one century to another. While the 18th century focused more on the interior of the canal houses & Dutch lifestyle, the 19th century brought us Dutch Master Vincent van Gogh. Every Lonely Planet Experience also comes with six months' free access to Lonely Planet's Guides app, which includes over 8,000 destination guides, and unbeatable discounts in the Lonely Planet store.

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Stop At: Rijksmuseum

Get ready for an amazing tour where you’ll explore the best Dutch Masters between 1400 and 1900. From the medieval times, the golden age with Rembrandt & Vermeer until the wonderful Vincent van Gogh. During this unique tour, you’ll see the outstanding quality of the artwork and the hidden gems behind it, all guided by professional art historians. But that is not all! You’ll see all the different periods of the Rijksmuseum and when you walk from one period to another, you’ll get the chance to see the newly reconstructed building and other amazing artworks as well.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes