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“Typical Postcard View of Amsterdam” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Prinsengracht

Prinsengracht
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Owner description: Along with the Herengracht and Keizersgracht, one of the three major canals that shape the city.
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“Typical Postcard View of Amsterdam”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

One of the canals in the ring in Amsterdam, it is picture postcard as you imagine the city to be, canal, bridges, trees, bicyles, cobbles, traditional Dutch tall narrow, gabled buildings, shops, cafes and the famous Westerkirk and Anne Frank's house. The whole area is brought alive in Anne's diary so good to see the area from a historical perspective as well. Lovely to amble along or view from a canl boat trip.

Visited October 2013
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“Great walk in Amsterdam”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014 via mobile

Walking along this canal is a good way to live and discover Amsterdam. Great pictures to take. Simple and beautiful.

Visited September 2013
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“It's a canal !!!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

So what's remarkable about Prinzengracht. Not all that much really. It's one of the major canals in Amsterdam's inner canal ring. There are many bridges from which you can take picturesque shots. Lots of buildings along Prinzengracht are both historic and well worth a snap or two. If you take a canal tour in the many, very comfortable boats that offer tgis service, you will almost certainly spend quite some tome on Prinzengracht.

Having said that ... hey, it's a canal!!

Visited January 2014
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“Enjoyable walk, pleasant architecture”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

One of the nicest canals to walk along in AMS. Simple architecture, great colors and some small gems of bars and cafes along the way. Altogether with herensgracht, a nice way to stroll.

Visited January 2014
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“Old and new all in One”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Beautiful shops, nice restaurants, pleasant streets to walk with magnificient old buildings.
There's a lot of restaurants too

Visited January 2014
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