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“Beautiful !” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Herengracht

Herengracht
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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“Beautiful !”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

An absolutely beautiful area !! A lovely area with many photo opportunities ! Also a lovely spot to stand and take a break from walking.

Visited July 2014
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Malmo, Sweden
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“Fantastic area”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We stayed at a hotel in this area, and we loved it. The old buildings that tower over the canals are amazing and so well kept. You feel the rich history of the area. When going to Amsterdam, a walk here is a must. Many small cafes, restaurants and shops to visit and prices are for the most part very reasonable.

Visited July 2014
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Tromso, Norway
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“Canal”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Herengracht is the first of the three major canals in the city centre of Amsterdam. The canal is named after the heren regeerders who governed the city in the 16th and 17th century.

Visited May 2014
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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“A nice place for a leisurely stroll.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

A nice quiet part of Amsterdam which is a pleasure to just chill out away from the crowds in the town center.
A few small shops that have been there for years and when you look in their windows you wonder why they have managed to stay viable.
Well worth a visit though.

Visited July 2014
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Vienna, Austria
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“The most beautiful "Grachtenhuizen" (Canalhouses)”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This canal is lined with beautiful houses.
However the best way to look at them is from the water, so take a canaltour. They are the prettiest in the evening, when the houses are lighted and you can see also the beautiful interior through the large open windows! A sight to behold!!!

Visited July 2014
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