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“flower market” (44 reviews)
“nice canal” (12 reviews)
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
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Reviewed yesterday

Well, I took a wrong turn looking for the ever elusive canal tour boat company and a happy list it was, discovering another part of Amsterdam which was trendy, inviting and rather cozy. Great shops,bars and restaurants abound. Finally found the canal company after doing...More

Thank Caroline72747
Reviewed yesterday

Great spot to do canal cruise & see the sights of Old Amsterdam/ Our hotel was in this neighborhood & we loved the location.

Thank Kerryloves2travel
Reviewed 2 days ago

One of the canals of Amsterdam. Surrounded by interesting stores, distinct houses and sights. Pleasant to walk along the paths by the side.

Thank patraveller2007
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great view of Dutch architecture from the tour boats. This is a must see for every visitor to Amsterdam.

Thank Crocodile_Ddee
Reviewed 1 week ago

Compared to the other canals in Amsterdam Singel doesn't have as much to see. It really only gets interesting where it meets the Red Light District area (not just working girls, but also restaurants, pubs, shops), also where it heads towards Centraal as it goes...More

Thank BarbieMegaTraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the belt of canals encircling the old centre of Amsterdam, this lovely canal has many attractive houses with lovely gable ends and sometimes strange fretwork decorating the building. Take your time as you stroll around so as not to miss such unique adornments.

Thank david n
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Start from Amsterdam Centraal Station and go up the canal, along your way you will see the Amsterdam lifestyle. The Echt Amsterdammers lay around here, having rose wine on their porch on sunny days, biking madly to work in the mornings and back home in...More

Thank Delphine G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Singel is a street on the canal . There are many shops, cafes, restaurants and small open plazas. You can walk from the end of the Singel near Central Station pass the one block from Dam Square, one block from Spui Square . You will...More

Thank BBQPhil
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely walk by the water, with typical "old Amsterdam" scenic views from bridges... barges and bicycles completing the restful picture.

Thank Fiona G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So beautiful and charming Canal where you can enjoy walking or cycling along the both sides.. Beautiful architecture and surroundings with nice moments to enjoy

Thank Hassan H
Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
This UNESCO World Heritage Site is as historically
significant as it is perennially popular. Whether
you’re a history buff, architecture enthusiast,
shutterbug, or fashionista, odds are you’ll find the
Amsterdam you're looking for while roaming around the
Grachtengordel (Canal Ring). A brilliant place to get
lost in a moody meander and a key component to any
sightseeing trip to Amsterdam, this area's major draws
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elizabeth H
would like some recommendations for great food in Singel and where to have waffles and crepes. thank you.
April 14, 2017|
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Response from 349Charles25 | Reviewed this property |
The menu is short and all the food is freshly made as ordered and presented with care. The day I visited, the cook was an artist and took extra trouble to serve a beautiful crepe. I don't remember the menu, but I know I... More