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Prinsengracht

Princesgracht di fronte al 296 | di fronte al 296, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Dam Square)
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Ranked #2 of 296 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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Maia, Portugal
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

Very elegant and calm. One of the best canals. I recommend to walk along it and admire the architecture of the buildings and the trendy stores.

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Portland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

Gracht means a canal.It is one of the three main canals of Amsterdam with few major destinations around it.Nice cafes and restaurants.Very green and nice houses to admire.A nice place to go for a stroll or take a few pics.Go for a boat cruise.I would recommend spending time in and around it.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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73 reviews 73 reviews
33 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

A nice place for a stroll and Anne Franks house is situated here. Beautiful quite area with cafes and restaurants close by. Well worth a visit.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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78 reviews 78 reviews
8 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

What can I say. We live on the Princengracht and we love it. It is a beautiful gracht in the centre of Amsterdam. A bit further away than the other grachten in the grachengordel, it is a bit more pleasant (though they are all nice). I like it because it seems a bit greener and friendlier than the other grachten... More

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Farnborough, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Absolutely beautiful - this is an absolute must do for any trip to Amsterdam. We strolled the full length of this canal just looking in all the various shops and stopping for coffees, cakes and pancakes along the way. Many of the houses are VERY open and have a small peek at the interiors is like reading a Homes and... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We rented a boat at Canal Motorboats and had an amazing time, specially the Prinsengracht. Amazing houses and houseboats, loved it.

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Texas
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

This is a wonderful area with all kinds of little shops. A good place to walk and take pictures. Our Hotel was right off this canal. This leads to many different shopping areas of Amsterdam. There are markets right off the street and several restaurants. A must see!

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Villa Park, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

We stayed at the Pultizer Hotel on this canal, right by the Anne Frank house. I strongly recommend staying on this Canal. It is absolutely beautiful with so many wonderful cafes, restaurants, etc. to walk too.

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Kendal, United Kingdom
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65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

This is a lovely Area of Amterdam to walk round with lovely Cafes and old bars,Anne Frank house is here.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

one of three most important canals of Amsterdam (Prisengracht, Keisergracht and Herengracht). i loved this spot! having a lot of cafes, hotels and attractions it's really fantastic. take walk around and also have boat trip, you'll enjoy.

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