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Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht)

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Address: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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Natalja from Latvia

Took true pleasure from walk on the boat on channels. You see the city on the other hand, opportunity to make fine photos

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
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Riga, Latvia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Took true pleasure from walk on the boat on channels. You see the city on the other hand, opportunity to make fine photos

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

hour long trip excellent boarded the canal boat on our doorstep ! enjoyed the trip and managed to take some excellent photographs

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Espoo, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

If possible do it both in daylight and evening time. Daytime you get a glimpse on what the old Amsterdam is all about. And in the evening/nighttime the lights are awesome.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

very hie, we took about two hours boat ride in a smaller boat, with some refreshments, the guide spoke English as eel as german and provided lots of interesting hints, it was easy to get lost during the cruise as the canal goes in circles...nice experience and good way to take a break from the walking

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Colorado Springs
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

This is the largest of the 3 main canals in the center ring of Amsterdam. Worth it to see by river cruise.

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Clearwater, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

A great overview of the city and its colorful can be had on the canal tours! Following another TripAdvisor reviewer, we went after arriving and was the perfect thing to do after the long trip!

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Worth taking an evening or night cruise...very romantic and beautiful scenary no matter where you look.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This is the widest and the middle of the three main canals of Amsterdam. Take a stroll or a leisurely canal tour and admire the houses along this canal.

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Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

It´s impossible not to think of the canals when referring to Amsterdam. They're so beautiful with all those bikes attached to the bridges railings. By night it´s even more beautiful, the water reflecting the lights and, if you get luck, a full moon. Perfect to go by foot, take pictures, look at the boats moored along the canals. Enjoy the... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

the canals over amstel make for a perfect night walk. every now and then, people on bikes pedaling away and boats passing complete the i would say almost romantic mood the place somehow exudes (and i dont consider venezia to be the perfect place for romantic getaways, mind you). the building reflected into the water, the haze surrounding the river... More 

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