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“Perfect spot to live” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht)

Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht)
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Ranked #24 of 534 things to do in Amsterdam
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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“Perfect spot to live”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

We live on the Keizersgracht, near the river Amstel. It is a beautiful canal with old houses, mainly dated from the 17the century. In walking distance are musea, theatres, restaurants and everything a person could wish for.

Visited February 2014
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“Nicest canal walk ever”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

Even with cold weather, a nice breezy walk along Keizersgracht is simple enjoyment. The architecture is the finest of all. Even with more tourists than the other canals, still a simple experience to enjoy.

Visited January 2014
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“Nice place to take photo & enjoy the canal atmosphere.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

It is really pleasant to take a stroll along the canal, doing nothing just enjoy the special canal atmosphere in Amsterdam. It is a nice place to take photo both day & night. If you are not sure which part of canal to go, take a boat ride, they have both guided boat tour introducing the history of the canal and buildings & the casual one. (boats can be found near the Amsterdam Central or Rijksmuseum)

Visited December 2013
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“Worth A Visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Nice houses and history. Wealthy people lived here and it shows. Best seen up close I think but we did it by canal cruise.

Visited December 2013
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“Beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

A great place to take a stroll or a canal boat ride. Lots of little cafes to sit and enjoy a cup of coffee and the view. Don't forget to try the amazing hot chocolate at almost any cafe - with whipped cream of course. If you are lucky it will come decorated with a stroopwaffle. Enjoy the beautiful architecture of the canal homes. Many with their building date displayed on the front.

Visited January 2014
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