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“Picturesque, the Amsterdam you came to see”
Review of The Jordaan

The Jordaan
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Half-Day Tour of Red Light District and Jordaan District with Private Guide in...
Ranked #6 of 503 things to do in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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.
London, United Kingdom
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“Picturesque, the Amsterdam you came to see”
Reviewed February 4, 2014

The Jordaan is the best part of Central Amsterdam. While most visitors spent there time in and around Dam Square, Red Light District, etc I felt as if I had this place between myself and the locals. You do not need a map, just wonder the streets, visit the small cafes and eat in the local restaurants. The architecture is what you would expect but with the never ending canals, bridges and small, quaint side streets it is a wonderful area.

Visited February 2014
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Granges, Switzerland
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“A part to dream”
Reviewed February 3, 2014

we have dreamed during this visit : we would like to live there !
this makes us to dream...
We have walk a long time in the small streets...

Visited January 2014
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Hamburg, Germany
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“creativity in every niche”
Reviewed February 2, 2014

the combination of shops, cafés, art, restaurants...things and places you don't expect or haven't thought of...with the historic atmosphere of the buildings...you need to experience it :)

Visited January 2014
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Wellington, New Zealand
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“A village within the city”
Reviewed January 31, 2014

A great area - like a village within the city. Close to everything but quiet. Part of the old area of Amsterdam and very picturesque

Visited January 2014
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“Great neighborhood”
Reviewed January 26, 2014

Great neighborhood to walk. Safe with great views. Would have loved to spend more time here. Will definitely go back and enjoy when the weather is more warmer.

Visited April 2013
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