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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
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Reviewed yesterday

We were staying in the De Wallen area of Amsterdam but spent almost all of our time on the canals and streets near Herengracht. There is so much history in this area and the architecture is beautiful. Go and walk around. Rick Steves has a...More

Thank LyndaMN
Reviewed 2 days ago

One of the scenic canals in the center of Amsterdam. Quiet with restaurants scattered about. Nice place to take a leisurely walk.

Thank patraveller2007
Reviewed 3 days ago

Picturesque view of canals in the Amsterdam city. Can't help but to take photos in this area. love love love

Thank thetalkinggirl
Reviewed 4 days ago

Not the charming canal we thought. None of them are. Very busy and not relaxing as the pedestrians do not have the right of way. The picture postcards we see of Amsterdam should have sound then you would hear all the noise from the trolleys,...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Saw most canals via foot stroll and boat during weeks stay in city. Most are gorgeous some more lively others more quiet. Best way to really enjoy and see Amsterdam is by private 3 plus hour boat trip throughout all canals. They really provide different...More

Thank myworldexperiences
Reviewed 5 days ago

Our hotel - The Hoxton - is on this canal, and the views are gorgeous. It's a quieter residential street, and it's close to everything. There are a few small shops, but mostly architectural beauty of the homes are the draw. Very picturesque!!

Thank Sabre4
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a great place to walk. If you come to Amsterdam, just stroll around and take it all in. It's an amazing place to be.

Thank Barry F
Reviewed 1 week ago

The canals in Amsterdam are picturesque to walk down, but after you've done several it starts to feel all the same. While some canals have got other points of interest nearby, this one has very little in it compared to the others. A few shops...More

1  Thank BarbieMegaTraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago

A gorgeous canal to walk along or enjoy on a canal boat. Our hotel was situated on this canal and the view is always changing with passing boats.

Thank Tania d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whether you are at street level or on a canal boat, there is lots to see here. Choose your canal cruise carefully for maximum value or use an " I am Amsterdam" card bought online before travelling which gives you a free cruise (do your...More

Thank CumfyCritter
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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