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Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht)

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Definitely take one of the Canal Cruises when you are in Amsterdam, preferably when the sun is setting for some amazing views from the Canals.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Definitely take one of the Canal Cruises when you are in Amsterdam, preferably when the sun is setting for some amazing views from the Canals.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Bicycles, canals, lights, love lockers trees, green, vibes and great energy is what you can find in every single corner. In love with this place.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Typical Amsterdam canal, good selection of architecture, best seen from boat, bridge or road, I would recommend all 3.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

It's a beautiful canal. So romantic to take a stroll and catch a sunset. Lots of bridges with love locks which I love. Watch out for cyclists, they are totally ruthless!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

This is a beautiful canal to walk along as long as you beware of the cyclists. If you like architecture, history and photography, then this is for you. Another day you may like to take one of the canal boat tours so that you get more of the history of some of the people who built these houses in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

This is what Amsterdam is all about - the canals are beautiful and we loved our long walks. Be aware of the cyclists - they get really nasty if you are crossing their lanes and admittedly the canals are full of tourists (sometimes too many even if you are a tourist). lots of great places to seat and enjoy a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

a very scenic, serene and calm place. Canals are the main element of this bustling city and this one does well justice, esp at night

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

I really enjoyed walking around old Amsterdam. The history can be breathtaking if you only look, but the pleasures of a well designed and walkable city with all of these canals and the fabulous cafes and restaurants and pubs from which to choose, is simply hard to resist. This is a beautiful stretch!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

If you want to take pictures of the canals and bridges Kaizergracht is the one to choose. Many of the bridges are provided also with lamps that are lit in the night.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Rental apartments abound: it's a real neighborhood with supermarkets, restaurants, churches, everyone 8 to 80 going about their business on bicycles. Glad we stayed there.

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Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
This UNESCO World Heritage Site is as historically significant as it is perennially popular. Whether you’re a history buff, architecture enthusiast, shutterbug, or fashionista, odds are you’ll find the Amsterdam you're looking for while roaming around the Grachtengordel (Canal Ring). A brilliant place to get lost in a moody meander and a key component to any sightseeing trip to Amsterdam, this area's major draws include the Anne Frank House, the Bloemenmarkt floating flower market, an enviable assortment of independent boutiques along De Negen Straatjes, and of course all of Grachtengordel’s lovely canals and bridges.
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