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Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht)

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When you this of Amsterdam, you think of this place. Beautiful houses and lovely shops all along its banks. Lots of boat tours along the canal itself too, if that's your thing.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

When you this of Amsterdam, you think of this place. Beautiful houses and lovely shops all along its banks. Lots of boat tours along the canal itself too, if that's your thing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Keizers and Heren are considered the best canals in Amsterdam, but they all offer different, great things to see see and do.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

The canals of Amsterdam have special magic especially while walking crossing them during walking in a sunny day in summer , we were in July we were lucky the weather we nice with a sunny day , the view and the weather with the flowers decorating the bridge and the small boats in the canal , it is realy a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

One of the best views u can ever con Amsterdam is the canals and when walk by them you just feel great specially in the summer time

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Orleans, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Nice walk in family but lose yourselves far from the popular streets and you will discover a lot of things

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Night trip through the channels is just unbelievable experience and if you have great an funny captain of the ship makes it unforgettable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

this is like al the other Canals just a must beeinb in Amsterdam. You have to take the canaltrip and experience this to understand what I meen by this

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

One of the main canals in the city - as is typical for Amsterdam, there is always a lot going on by the waterfront. A good place for a stroll and for people watching.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

You should definitely have a walk along the canals to have a view of the architectural pattern of the city. Keizersgracht is one of the canals that shouldn't be missed. Despite having a walk along the canals, you should have a boat trip and also see the city from the canals.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The King of canals - interesting varied and busy - see how the merchants lived. Tall narrow buildings, sometimes spreading over a whole block, Each with their winch on the upper gable for carrying heavy/large goods from the canal into the houses. Warehouses for the treasures from the East Indies, now housing those fortunate enough to have treasure enough of... More 

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Address: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)

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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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