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so many beautiful houses!

i loved it here! we spent so many times strolling around in this area and it was absolutely worth... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago

Great to walk and admire the canals but if you have walked too much or find walking is too much... read more

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Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
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Reviewed 3 days ago

i loved it here! we spent so many times strolling around in this area and it was absolutely worth it. i also recommend doing a canal cruise with "Flagship Amsterdam". they start at Anne Frank House, it costs 15€ and the crew is very nice....More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great to walk and admire the canals but if you have walked too much or find walking is too much tiring then best way to see the canals is by a hop on hop off Boats relaxing and tranquil way to see some fantastic architecture,...More

Thank Jasvir C
Reviewed 6 days ago

Amsterdam with its canals, history and unique architecture is a wonderful city to visit. A boat tour though the canals is a great way to enjoy the beautiful architecture and watch the hustle and bustle of the city, it's fun and relaxing. There is a...More

Thank mediterranean4
Reviewed 6 days ago

Just walking around the complex canal system is a joy, great architecture, lovely boat houses....watch out for the bikes! Good access and I would suggest comfy shoes as you can so burn through the miles. Excellent facilities with pubs, bars, restaurants and museums all in...More

Thank Paul F
Reviewed 6 days ago

Both my husband and I thoroughly enjoyed the canal. Its stunning and so relaxing. Absolutely worth seeing!!!

Thank paula c c
Reviewed 1 week ago

we took one of the boat tours around the canal ring, it was 11euros/per person, had taped on tour explanation in four languages and lasted for an hour. It was comfortable, great value for the price. Not to mention the beauty of the architecture, canals,...More

1  Thank jazica11
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful area with canals, resturaunts, stores, tons of people. We aware of your surroundings as there are people and bikes everywhere! This town stays busy into all hours.

Thank Debra R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amsterdam with all it canals is the best city for taking a stroll around the city and just appreciate the view !!! many of the small bridge are actually little piece of art by itself...Enjoy the views

Thank natalie sophie b
Reviewed 1 week ago

The canal really makes the city very beautiful and exciting. It gives a special scene to the city. You could sail on th boat

Thank Ismayil_Gasimov
Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful guided canal boat ride thru the main canals - great guides & spectacular architecture. Love the "leaning" buildings too!

Thank stagemom77
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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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4 November 2018|
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Response from chickandbeast | Reviewed this property |
Book it there then you can evaluate in person how busy each booth is, you may get lucky and have a boat less crowded
8 August 2018|
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Response from Traveler12463832636 | Reviewed this property |
I can't give you the exact times or details, but if you're thinking of going by train , the dutch rail service are very helpful, and if you are already in Amsterdam there is an excellent enquiry desk in the main Central... More
2 June 2017|
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Response from atravelingsingle | Reviewed this property |
I went with lover but took a pizza dinner cruise the next night it was in outer canal at times and inland