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The Herengracht (or patricians canal - after the leading merchants of Amsterdam) is the 1st of the 3 major canals in the center of the city. It's probably best viewed from a canal boat in the evening (looking up at the lit ceilings in some...More

Thank HCovik
Reviewed 2 days ago

Fine selection of seventeenth century canal houses adorn this canal and it is so lovely to watch the boats and the twinkling wavelets as you wander around.

Thank david n
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you like messing about in boats, or watching other people mess about in boats, then fine, otherwise, the Herengracht is a canal - like many other canals in Amsterdam.

Thank Noel T
Reviewed 5 days ago

Somewhat more quiet in some parts than other canals. I enjoy stopping and taking in the scenery, the wacky houses, bridges and people in general. The Canal Museum also lies along the Herengracht and is also worth a visit!

Thank tommykristoffersen
Reviewed 5 days ago

Must visit on foot or canal boat trip. Its beautiful. We appreciated the scenery more on foot and was able to take better pictures of the canal, the beautiful buildings and surrounding areas.

Thank P5820HPtom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Herengracht is one of the prettiest canals I've seen in Amsterdam. We stayed at a hotel on the canal and found the location convenient and the walk to and from our hotel highly enjoyable.

Thank ojerio
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great area to walk and browse in shops and stop in coffee shops for natural tea and great latte's.

Thank Minnesotan59
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoy the view, On a bright and sunny day, this is a picture perfect photo opportunity. It can also be quite hard to get a picture without people in it.

Thank AChee74
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is just one of the beautiful canal "streets" that Amsterdam has to offer. On each and every walk along it that one takes, one will find something new that was missed on a previous walk. Be it a building that is not quite straight,...More

Thank BosoxKen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the prettiest canal in Amsterdam. The streets are not as croweded as in central Amsterdam and the houses along it look beautiful.

Thank Cadhlan
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Reviews seem fine about this place, location is pretty perfect on maybe the most famous chanel in town. enjoy your stay ps it is hard to review apartments on trip advisor that are not bookable through them
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