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The Amstel

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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“magere brug” (9 reviews)
“nice river” (5 reviews)
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
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Reviewed 2 days ago

if you havent been in amsean everyone has to take one ride down the canals and see views from a barge or ship

Thank steve f
Reviewed 3 days ago

We took a nice glass top boat cruise down (and back) the Amstel. A boat cruise is leisurely and offers a chance to see interesting house boats and interesting looking houses. Later, we just had to get an Amstel beer-----not that we would have refused...More

Thank cisco289
Reviewed 5 days ago

The canals of Amsterdam offer a peaceful pleasant opportunity to appreciate the beautiful architecture of this lovely city and a walk along the Amstel Canal reinforces this beauty.

Thank thewanderinggypsy
Reviewed 5 days ago

Another great canal to walk around. Do check it out by taking a long leisurely canal boat cruise. You will enjoy it.

Thank kappy26
Reviewed 6 days ago

The river gives the city both its name and along with its many canals, its character. The river is the lifeline of Amsterdam and many of the city's attractions like the Skinny bridge and the Opera House are located on its banks. A canal cruise...More

Thank TAIN2013
Reviewed 1 week ago

whether you walk around the canal or you take a canal boat ride, this is highly recommended as a must see and do while in Amsterdam. blend in with the locals and enjoy all that Amstel has to offer .

1  Thank Good_time_Ahead
Reviewed 1 week ago

We hired a small boat and sailed it our selves (electric) and had a 3 hour trip. It's a great way to see much of the city and great fun. Just be aware of the bigger boats to sometimes get irritated if your in their...More

Thank MandyWorthing
Reviewed 1 week ago

walk around and blend in with the locals, everything you need just around the block. Safe and quite quiet.

Thank Lycke-Lee
Reviewed 1 week ago

Met local friend for high tea...what a wonderful way to spend the late afternoon overlooking the Amstel canal in an elegant setting. Fair was excellent and service was topnotch. Would highly recommend the high tea experience. Casual but not sloppy attire.

Thank artofjoy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Take in the sights from the water. The canals offer a different view of the waterfront that is truly mesmerising.

Thank Suz2002
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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