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The Jordaan

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Address: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: +31 20 770 8953
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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This charming neighborhood is Amsterdam's Greenwich Village, with its...

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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Walking around there is super!!! can make you walking around all day or take river tour aswell...Pretty awesome. Will be back again. For sure

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Walking around there is super!!! can make you walking around all day or take river tour aswell...Pretty awesome. Will be back again. For sure

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed in Dam Square this visit, but after visiting The Jordaan would definitely stay in this area if we return. We ended up here one night for dinner, but came back almost everyday to just stroll and have dinner in the area. It has ton's of restaurants, shops, and canals to stroll. It reminded me a bit of Venice... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A nice walk awaits you here, with lovely architecture of he houses and an array of shops and places to eat/drink. The bridges are a nice spot to take a photo on.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We rented an apartment here during our stay in Amsterdam. Located just a few blocks from the Prins, we found the area delightful. Lots of bars, restaurants, Westerkerk, Anne Frank, grocery stores, good hardware store.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed in and explored around the Jordaan the most. When we did venture into the old city, I found it to be a bit crowded and chaotic (although not without its own charm). The Jordaan was a bit far from everything by foot, by bike the entire city was within reach. And, it was always nice to come back... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A kind of hip and bohemian area of Amsterdam with a cult and arty type vibe. Very picturesque and postcard type of Amsterdam with its numerous canals, houses and quiet bistros and the like.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This old part of Amsterdam (or Mokum in Bargoens, Dutch slang) is where Amsterdam lives. You can find the great variety of old Amsterdam architecture, its famous canal houses. Shops of all kinds and sizes, eating and watering places. Especially the local pubs are real local, visited by locals mixed with visitors from other parts of the Netherlands and the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The Jordaan neighborhood it's a great attraction to explore a part of Amstrdam downtown. I prefer to visit this place in the day rather than the night for watching and enjoy the views and the contraction of houses. Recommended for everyone.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We walked in to this place and saw the mentioned building structures but our more favorite part was the local happening streets in this area which was much calmer than the Dam Square night life and definitely gave you the feels of uber cool community. The little shops were quirky and decked up pretty for christmas! Loved being in this... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Lots of interesting shops and places to eat plus good street markets. Always fun to wander around and drop into a brown cafe for a drink or simple food.

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Jordaan
One of Amsterdam’s most preferred outdoor markets and some of the city’s favorite watering holes are but two of the many reasons to save ample time for a stroll through this especially convivial warren of narrow streets with its unfair share of quirky shops and quality galleries. Historically a haven for the working class and emigrants, these days the Jordaan is better known as an enclave for artists and designers. As popular as the Jordaan is as a destination for locals and out-of-towners alike, the area never feels particularly touristy or overrun with outsiders. A highlight even for long-time Jordaan residents, be sure to accept any invitation to step within one of the area’s beloved courtyards or to have a sneak peek inside one of its many working studios.
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