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“Beautiful area!!!” 5 of 5 stars
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The Jordaan
Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Jordaan)
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Ranked #7 of 298 attractions in Amsterdam
Type: Neighborhoods
Activities: Dining, Shopping
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: This charming neighborhood is Amsterdam's Greenwich Village, with its narrow alleys, leafy canals lined with 17th-century houses, quirky specialty shops, cafes and designer boutiques.
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“Beautiful area!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

The Jordaan is what one imagines a trip to Amsterdam to be. We booked an apt. right in the heart of the Jordaan and loved it! Great atmosphere, fantastic restaurants & shops and still convenient to Centraal Station, public transportation and all the sights.

Visited May 2014
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“A pleasant area”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We went for a walk around the Jordaan district on a Monday morning, a very quiet time. Many of the streets are residential and also not accessible to motor vehicles, they have lots of plants in tubs and boxes and it is altogether a very pleasant area away from the main stream area of the city. There are pleasant areas of canal and it is less than ten minutes from the Central Station.

It helped us to re-charge after being with so many people for several days. We found one or two cafes on the edge of the area to get a coffee and snack.

Visited June 2014
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Istanbul, Turkey
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“To be Discovered...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

One of the countless authentic districts of Amsterdam, The Jordaan is on a walking distance from Central Station.

With its cafes, local and ethnic restaurants and nice little shops, The Jordaan is for sure one of the coolest destinations that you should cover during your Amsterdam trip.

Enjoy...

Visited June 2014
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Coquitlam, Canada
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“A walk through old town Amsterdam”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

On the advice of our hotel operator, my wife and I decided to take a walk through the Jordaan district. It was a wonderful experience and a great tip to see Amsterdam as it once was. Our walk through the district was punctuated with snacks, interesting shops, and life as the locals live it. Our best meal of the day was a simple sandwich of a bun filled with locally made cheese, one that we saw a local purchase in a small cheese shop and an order we copies. A neat experience walking through Jordaan munching on one of the best lunches during our stay. A highly recommended change from seeing touristy Amsterdam to a life lived by the locals

Visited August 2013
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“Walked round here on Kings day, great area”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Really lovely area of Amsterdam, a short walk from central station and full of great shops and cafés and restaurants. Has a great feeling of the real Amsterdam.

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