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Prinsengracht

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Address: Princesgracht di fronte al 296 | di fronte al 296, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 4270750
Activities: Shopping
Description: Along with the Herengracht and Keizersgracht, one of the three major...
Along with the Herengracht and Keizersgracht, one of the three major canals that shape the city.
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A canal walk

Nice clean safe area with lots of good quality shops and restaurants. A reminder of what old Amsterdam must have looked like.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

Nice clean safe area with lots of good quality shops and restaurants. A reminder of what old Amsterdam must have looked like.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

one of the best in amsterdam, spacious with lovely views on buildings and other canals .also a number of nice cafes and restaurants, and very attractive at night. if weather allows not to be missed

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Vienna
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Nice place to walk about lots of little restaurants to discover. Markets on the weekend. It's one the wealthiest in Amsterdam.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We went in March and it was a little cold at times, so the only improvement would have been warmer weather and leaves on the trees ! Otherwise it was lovely, and nice area to wander in. Lovely architecture and good views of canals and especially at night when the bridges are all lit up, although that might have been... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Can't remember all the canal pictures that I took, but any canal picture is worth a visit to see. The views are incredible and it's just like the ones you see in travel books, and postcards. Tried to get a dusk picture, but could never stumble back to the same place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

To walk along this canal is so relaxing and well worth the trip. It is my favorite of the canals due to the architecture. In my opinion, it is indicative of the typical inner city Amsterdam scene and feel. One can spend hours simply strolling along.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Our hotel overlooked this canal and our daily walks gave us the opportunity to see a lot of it. Make the effort to walk at least a kilometer of this one to experience the beauty of this city. A canal boat tour is also highly recommended

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Take a walk or cycle along the Prinsengracht! Shops, cafés and bars are all along and it is absolutely neat to sit down and just watch the boats pass by.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Stayed in a houseboat on this quiet canal for a couple of days, and I wish I was still there! This canal is the Eastern border of the Jordaan area, and the Western border of The Nine Streets, you'll find lots of unique little shops here. It's a rather special place :-)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I came for a three month stay in Amsterdam some decades ago with my band from India and happened to live close by the Prinsengracht. Prinsengracht is the furthest of the four main canals (from Central Station) and has two main attractions on it - the Westertoren and Anne Frank House right next to it. The Westertoren symbolises Amsterdam for... More 

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