After the crush of the Rijksmuseum, take a breather in the vast green space that is Museumplein, home to all three of Amsterdam’s great art museums—Rijksmuseum, the Van Gogh, and the Stedelijk—as well as edgy newcomer Moco. The elaborate facade of Het Concertgebouw faces the Rijksmuseum across the piazza, which has become a buzzing public space with lawns, buskers playing South American pan pipes, the brilliant open-air terrace of Café Cobra, museum stores, and a kids’ playground. In winter the area in front of the Rijksmuseum is transformed into an ice rink.