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Address: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Iconic canals

The canals are the most iconic attractions in Amsterdam and you will definately see a lot of them on Herengracht. This a very good area for relaxing and romantic walkings and good... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

The canals are the most iconic attractions in Amsterdam and you will definately see a lot of them on Herengracht. This a very good area for relaxing and romantic walkings and good photographs can be taken. There are a lot of cafes and restaurants in this area, as well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

A centrally located beautiful and graphic canal.Lots of bars,cafes,restaurants.Crowded.Parallel tothe Singel gracht (canal)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Our hotel was near this section. So many unique cafes and shops. Lots of fun walking the canals and enjoying the architecture.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Many things to see and do on Herengracht! Leads to such interesting and wonderful neighborhoods, restaurants, shops, and people...

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Caerphilly, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

As you will see all over Amsterdam that you are never far a way from a canal but they are beautiful and sum up amsterdam in one picture with bikes all chained to the canal railings and boats sailing down the canal with shops and bars along each side of the canal it really is a beautiful city.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

The main canals of Amsterdam are picturesque all year round. For us this time it was May so the greenery just added to the beauty of the canals.

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Nantes, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

The entire city of Amsterdam is absolutely stunning but I have had the chance to spend 20 days of internship working in on of the stunning buildings of herengracht street, chich left me a lot of time to get to know the area and vue in all its details. It's really a must-see, also in one of the most dynamic... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Lined with some of Amsterdam's most interesting architecture - take the opportunity to look up as you stroll alongside the canal, but watch out for the looney cyclists!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

I stayed on the Herengracht for 10 days and while it's the most peaceful of all the centrally located canals, it's still busy. After a crowded day in Amsterdam, this canal is the best to call home. It is the most elegant I believe, but it won't shelter you from the city's noises, construction, or irritants.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Enjoyed canal cruise and walking along this canal lined by fantastic houses. Especially interesting if you have read The Miniturist.

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