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“Beautiful area with historical houses” 5 of 5 stars
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Herengracht
Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Jordaan)
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Helsinki, Finland
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“Beautiful area with historical houses”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012

I recommend to find a hotel by that canal! It situates both near the central area and gives you the peace you 'd need while visiting big cities.

Visited October 2012
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Frankfurt, Germany
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“Gentleman's Canal”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

They say it is the noblest canal with its towering houses. I also enjoyed the Keizersgracht and Prinsengracht. We took the canal bus for a city ride, which was wonderful. Also we took a Candlelight Cruise through Amsterdam, the canals and gable houses look fantastic in the dark!

Visited September 2012
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SGF, MO
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“Very nice canal”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

We found the western area of the "Gentlemen's Canal" very lovely and enjoyed exploring the areas especially closer to the Dam. After a while, all the canals begin looking alike so hit it early in your trip. If you attend the ANne Frank House attraction, walk to the Dam across all three central canals for a nice comparison and contrast.

Visited September 2012
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“The 3rd one”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

You really do need to go along these canals, either on foot or in a boat to appreciate the layout of the city and it's history

Visited September 2012
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“Strolling Amsterdam”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

As with Prisengracht, the homes are lovely, the architecture is delightful and the calm walks are wonderful.

Visited July 2012
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