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Reviewed 6 days ago

The Emperor's canal is the widest canal of all of the canals in the canal ring that encompass the city center of Amsterdam. Named for Roman Emperor Maximilian the first. You can walk the canal to take in all its surrounding beauty and/or take a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank robbiefitz
Reviewed 1 week ago

Luckily, this canal was near our stay in Amsterdam and we could enjoy this by foot many a time. After visiting this through the canal cruise, i felt that this canal is better enjoyed by foot on a pleasant evening.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ArvindYerram
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are visiting Amsterdam it is impossible NOT to see the canals - they are the skyline of Amsterdam. A walk along the canal and over a few bridges is a great way to see some of the city. If you want to see...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Survivory
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Lovely area to have a stroll around, even in the rain! Everybody ignores it in the city. Walked there alone at night and felt safe

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Rustydancer
Reviewed March 2, 2019

Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht) is one of the better, more popular canals in Amsterdam. It's wide and that's probably the reason there are so many boats touring in it so often! The city is full of canals and this is just another, but it is a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed February 23, 2019

We booked a canal trip with the blue boat company. It was ok but I would highly recommend a guide instead of audio guide as it was difficult to follow for example we can see amsterdams oldest house but we had trouble finding it as...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MariaH5049
Reviewed February 18, 2019

This is one of the main parts of the canal ring in Amsterdam and very popular with boat trips. It is lined with many house boats too. Personally we preferred the smaller canals

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JanChesterfield
Reviewed February 13, 2019

It is the best canal in Amsterdam according to me. It is quiet, clean and beautiful. Go there to chill in a bar nearby or simply buy a beer and and sit beside the canal to enjoy theview and the weather.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kartik K
Reviewed January 4, 2019

Visit this place on foot or by boat. But visiting it by boat gives you one of the best views. Popular with photographers.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank CoreLogic
Reviewed December 22, 2018

I think that this canal is the best one in Amstedram. I recommend the cruise because it is the most beautiful view from a ship. It is a necessity to make such a trip.

Date of experience: June 2018
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