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Prinsengracht

Princesgracht di fronte al 296 | di fronte al 296, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Dam Square)
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Ranked #3 of 298 attractions in Amsterdam
Type: Bodies of Water
Activities: Shopping
Description: Along with the Herengracht and Keizersgracht, one of the three major canals that shape the city.
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

I enjoyed the afternoon stroll along the Prinsengracht Canal. I stopped and toured the Anne Frank House. You can purchase tickets for a boat road on the canal at a shop at the endvof the block on which the Anne Frank House is located.

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london
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Our hotel was at one end of the Prisengracht and it provided a great way of orienting yourself and moving along through the different parts of the, past shops, restaurants and tourist attractions. Worth walking along to look at the range of houses and warehouses

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Go there on a beautiful summer evening, and walk the whole lenght from the north up to the flowermarket, you will not regret it! Lots of little boutique shops, lovely and cozy little bars, coffee shops and restaurants, lotsof beUtiful houses and houseboats!!

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

A great place to wander. Many interesting shops. We visited Anne Frank House and wondered in this area for a few hours.

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Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

A lovely canal with picturesque houses on either side of it. We visited an antique shop which sells coffee and juices. The best coffee in Amsterdam from Italy. A lovely place to wander along and relax at your own pace, watch out for the bikes whizzing past a must for every visit the the city

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Cleveland, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

Looking back on our time in Amsterdam, many visuals come to mind, I photographed the canals over and over. They are interesting to shop, walk, dine , cross over the bridges and so beautiful in the different lights of the amsterdam sky.

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Cheshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

because its so lovley - elegant interestin houses, cafes and bars, locals on their bikes walk all the way to the end and then along the next one great!

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Melbourne Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

There are two ways to enjoy this stylish area of Amsterdam. One is to travel down the canal and see the houses and buildings from water level - the Old Town needs to be seen from water level. The other is to take a leisurely walk along the paths beside the canal. The advantage of walking is that you can... More

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Houston, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

These gorgeous canals really shape the major beauty of the Amsterdam old city center. It would be a shame to visit and not walk around them for photos.

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Naperville, IL
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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I rented a houseboat right across from the Noorde Market. It was great to see all of the water traffic on the canal. The homes and shops are all perfect like a picture.

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