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Lijnbaansgracht and Singel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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“famous canals” (2 reviews)
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Lijnbaansgracht and Singel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brouwersgracht is yet another wonderful canal in Amsterdam that I always love to visit. This canal has so many beautiful buildings along the canal,the narrow tall buildings that Amsterdam are famous for. There are some really beautiful bridges here including the very eye catching Lekkeresluise....More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

One of many beautiful canals in the city and located near the Jordaan. Enjoy a stroll along the water!

Thank Cara C
Reviewed 15 November 2017

Unlike the three major canals of Amsterdam which form a circle around the city center, Brouwersgracht cross over all of them, closer to Centraal Station. What's appealing is the unspoiled and less modernization of this area. Still you will find lovely shops, coffee shops, restaurants,...More

Thank bob2bkk
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Wandering along this canal look up as this is a more residential area with the typical Amsterdam architecture. It is lined with a variety of houseboats and trees. Definitely worth a stroll. Watch out for bikes, especially around the bridges!

1  Thank James P
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

A walk along this canal is always nice. The architecture of the canal houses on both sides are different and worth to take pictures. Nice cafes and restaurants along this walk too.

1  Thank FayeInAmsterdam
Reviewed 5 July 2017

I started out on Brouwersgracht this morning to the west of Central station. At the end, I turned left into Lijnbaansgracht and ended up at Rozengracht. Took about an hour + 10. Along the way, there were several changes of scenery from lovely peaceful canalsides...More

1  Thank david n
Reviewed 16 May 2017

When your ready for Quite... find this canal... and stroll.... You will be rewarded with peaceful views.. great shops and places to eat... The Jordann is a wonder as well......

1  Thank CitizenoftheWorld13
Reviewed 27 April 2017

This canal has to e one of the prettiest in Amsterdam. With plenty of action on the water, tons of bridges to cross, and the 16th and 17th century architecture to admire. Spend some time looking at the houses and how unique they are.

Thank Catherine H
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Spent 5 days visiting in this area and it is an attractive, interesting place. The canal is interesting with many house boats etc. The buildings on either side of the canal are beautiful. There are a several bars and shops along the street. There was...More

2  Thank Oilcanman
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

This area is a great place to walk. The views are amazing. The bridges are cool. The canals and the houses lining them are very unique to things that I have ever seen. It's a great place.

Thank LostALot22
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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