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Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht)

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Address: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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a feast for the eye, photographers paradise

You get severe neck cramp from looking up, and I would not miss it for the world! Any of the canals in the centre is a gem, but this one beats them all. Take your time, lots of it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

You get severe neck cramp from looking up, and I would not miss it for the world! Any of the canals in the centre is a gem, but this one beats them all. Take your time, lots of it , and discover this living museum. The area has had a clean up and restoration and it looks like an epic... More 

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Aθήνα
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Graphic and centrally located.I saw it better with a canal cruise. Ideal for pictures.Beautiful when it's sunny

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

If you have free time, you can use it by walk around here. Just enjoy the feeling and the atmosphere. Less crowded and so calm. Take some photos and enjoy the view.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is a excellent place where you can go when you visit Amsterdam. There are so much beautiful views, and a nice place where you can take picture. You should try this place because is famous.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

One of the larger canals, not our favourite but still up there. Go anytime of year and the canals are just great for walking along or jump in one of the many boats that take you up and down.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

One of the wider canals, parts of which are lined with parked cars. (How they don't end up in the canal I do not know). As one of the outer rings, it is all to easy just to cross the Keizersgracht, as you head for a destination, rather than take a few minutes to walk along it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Picturesque historic area. Great time & loved the atmosphere. Trees were bursting with buds, sky blue & birds in song. Canalboats ride was comfortable & worthwhile. The area clean & seemingly safe

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We stayed in a house very near to this canal and enjoyed evening strolls here as the daylight waned and the lights long the canal winked on. Beautiful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Very nice canal! Very diverse crowd. Better walk not too late at weekends if not out to party)) Nice shops opened until 7 PM - disappointment...

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Riga, Latvia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

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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