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“A nice place for a leisurely stroll.” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Herengracht

Herengracht
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$42.48*
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Amsterdam Evening Burger and Beer Cruise
Ranked #20 of 472 things to do in Amsterdam
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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“A nice place for a leisurely stroll.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2014

A nice quiet part of Amsterdam which is a pleasure to just chill out away from the crowds in the town center.
A few small shops that have been there for years and when you look in their windows you wonder why they have managed to stay viable.
Well worth a visit though.

Visited July 2014
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“The most beautiful "Grachtenhuizen" (Canalhouses)”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2014

This canal is lined with beautiful houses.
However the best way to look at them is from the water, so take a canaltour. They are the prettiest in the evening, when the houses are lighted and you can see also the beautiful interior through the large open windows! A sight to behold!!!

Visited July 2014
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“Great cafes to sit and watch the world go by”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2014

Herengracht was a canal we spent a lot of time by. The tram stop was right there and when we got off there were cafes to sit and watch the world go by. Also a good stop to get off to buy shoes at the many shoe shops in the area.
Wandering, sitting, watching the canal traffic, wandering some more - lovely area to spend some time.

Visited July 2014
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“Great Canal walk!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2014

It is a great walk, where you can look at wonderful Dutch architecture. Flower boxes in the Canals provide a great frame for picture perfect canals. Sit in a neighborhood cafe and enjoy the view. On the. Way back, take one of the perpendicular streets to get back and enjoy the shops and ambiance.

Visited July 2014
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“Perfect Photos”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2014

I've seen this area in a lot of photos particularly over the canal on the bridge. I wanted to go and get some nice photos of my own and I am happy I did because it is such a nice place. Over looking the Herengracht on the bridge especially in the night time is heaven.

Visited August 2013
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