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“nice canal” (13 reviews)
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The Singel is the inner most canal besides the three major canals in Amsterdam. It starts from Centraal Station encircles the city center, passes the Leidsestraat, over to Rembrandtplein and to the Amstel River. Like all the canals, it is walkable and you will find...More

Thank bob2bkk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Plenty of differing architectural styles and buldings. A defence canal in days gone by. Plenty of boats, bridges and bikes!

Thank Rivertraveller2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All the canals are nice to walk along and see what you can find.cafes galore and have a coffee and soak up the views!

Thank puckstopper31
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

its such a beautiful place, lovely canels. just nice to chill and watch the world go by. lots of boats to see

Thank bobbie52015
Reviewed October 7, 2017

If a short trip then then hop on hop off boat is a must. If you have time there are wonderful day trips from Amsterdam. We would have loved to have done the Windmill tour into the country area.

Thank Jennymum
Reviewed October 1, 2017

The innermost of the canals encircling the centre of Amsterdam, this is a great canal to either walk beside or take a boat trip along, viewing the beautiful Dutch houses with their variety of gables and all the house boats moored along the banks. At...More

Thank wendyanddavid536
Reviewed September 27, 2017

Canal boats sail this canal so it is a busy place. In addition it is filled with house boats of all types and descriptions. The houseboats add to the beauty of the homes and businesses located canal side. As other writers have noted, when walking...More

Thank sentellr
Reviewed September 24, 2017

we loved walking here, we planned our routes to take in lots of canals, but beware of bicycles. Especially lovely at night when the lights reflect off the water.

Thank sarahlala0514
Reviewed September 14, 2017

A great way to see the city to know where you might like to visit later. Relaxing and a better way to understand the culture of house boats and bicycles.

Thank Activation
Reviewed September 7, 2017

Having a tour or sitting by the side , Singel is amazing . Looking around and seeing the buildings of and different places on the sides . Love to sit around sunset.

Thank Bosha73
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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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