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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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One of the most beautiful canals (and the widest) in Amsterdam

Beautiful! Take a canal boat (at least to start) to give you and overview of the Keizersgracht (or Emperor's Canal). It's fascinating, with iconic sights. If you possibly can... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

Beautiful! Take a canal boat (at least to start) to give you and overview of the Keizersgracht (or Emperor's Canal). It's fascinating, with iconic sights. If you possibly can, walk it on foot. (There are lots of connections to it (and to some of the most interesting/iconic sightseeing spots in Amsterdam, as well) via Canal Bus Purple Line which has... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

We Walked this canal all the way from one end to the other end and just loved it.Buildings are attractive and hotel we stayed at is here.westerkerk with view from tower is worth to do.beautiful view over Amsterdam

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Finally I can say that I visited the lovely Amsterdam Prinsengracht canal. There you will find Anne Franck's House and many lovey shops: curiosa, antics, leather (Guild of Holland), etc.! Cafés are everywhere. Dutch have very good taste in matters of decor ;)

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Bristol
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

This is a lovely canal with some nieces cafes and restaurants, especially around the Joordan area. It is good to walk around but also good if you go by boat as you see it form a different perspective.

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Sligo, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Beautiful area for strolling around. The background of traditional architectural gems certainly enhanced the pleasant canal and houseboats. Plenty of cafes to satisfy any hunger and thirst, whilst watching the world go by.

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Ronneby, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

As far as I could tell, the houses got smaller and smaller for each canal I crossed leaving this one as one of the better canals to explore. The end parts of the canal and the canal crossings are the best parts where the houses looks especially crooked.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

good area for walking. Many antique stores and small restaurants. typical canal houses from the Amstal River to the Joordan area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

One of Amsterdam's most famous canals. Picturesque, neat traditional architecture, a photographer's dream.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

we enjoyed sitting outside with our fresh mint tea! we loved the people watching, shopping, bicycle and boat houses along the canal. life moves slower here!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Amsterdam has so much character with its canal. You can follow them walking or riding a bicycle, or take a tour by boat from close to the Central Station. This specific canal passes in front of the Anne Franck house. You see a lot of great house and offices on the way.

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