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Prinsengracht

Address: Princesgracht di fronte al 296 | di fronte al 296, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Jordaan)
Phone Number: 4270750
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Ranked #10 of 513 things to do in Amsterdam
Type: Bodies of water, Nature & Parks
Activities: Shopping
Owner description: Along with the Herengracht and Keizersgracht, one of the three major canals that shape the city.
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Type: Bodies of water, Nature & Parks
Activities: Shopping
Owner description: Along with the Herengracht and Keizersgracht, one of the three major canals that shape the city.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

There are more than one hundred kilometres of canals, about 90 islands and 1,500 bridges! We viewed this from a cruise boat so also got the history. You can also walk along each side as well. Lots of history with this, one of the three main canals which are:- Herengracht, Prinsengracht, and Keizersgracht, dug in the 17th century during the... More 

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Eisenach, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Lovel trip on the canal as part of our cruise, lots of beautiful house, as we were told quite expensive, mostly only available for rent to firm offices. Anyhow, amazing for the traveler's eye.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

it is simply beautiful and rich....especially at night though I bet there are lots of junk thrown in the canals (like most canals in Amsterdam) but I still love it!

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Morpeth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Take your time and look around and up and down, there is so much to see and so many places to call in to for a coffee or a beer. The canals are the life blood of Amsterdam.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

It was a chilly walk but the canals sights were just pleasant and relaxing. Lights coming from the amiable homes. Canal cruises tours cruising through the lighted bow canals. Romantic !

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Walk this incredibly picturesque area of Amsterdam! A bike will make the trip too quick. Savor your time. A one of a kind experience not to be missed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We all enjoyed walking around this part of amsterdam. It was very picturesque and distinctly Dutch. I commented to my daughter that it looked very old fashioned with a horse and cart rambling by and people whizzing by on bicycles. I would have liked to have spent more time wandering around this area. The traditional vision of Amsterdam is encapsulated... More 

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Oslo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Lovely area to wander around and shoot pictures. Some cafes and shops, but the main point of walking three is to escape busy streets and enjoy the atmosphere.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

One of the three 'main' canals prisengracht is a great place to saunter and pass the time of day. Great to amble either day or night with good restaurants, bars and shops around - well worth a visit.

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Belgrade, Serbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Although the entire Ams central area is fairy tale like with marvelous canals and waterways, the Prinsengracht is a little bit more charming as it is a little bit further from the very center. Therefore, it is a little bit calmer, more quite with pictoresque houses, cafees and relaxed atmosphere. Nice to stroll around and admire that beauty.

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