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Bridge of 15 Bridges

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Address: Outside 561, Herengracht | Grachtengordel-Zuid, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1017 BW Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
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There is one bridge in Amsterdam’s central canal belt that gives a view of...

There is one bridge in Amsterdam’s central canal belt that gives a view of no less than 15 bridges. This unusual sight is found at the bridge crossing of the Reguliersgracht with the Herengracht, on the side with odd numbers. Standing on this bridge with your back to the Thorbeckeplein, you will see six arched bridges in a row. To the left you will find six more over the Herengracht and on the right you will see the next two. The 15th is the bridge you are standing on. It is particularly worth coming here at night as the bridges are illuminated giving one of the most beautiful and romantic views in Amsterdam.

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Bridge of bridges

On the Herengracht one of the bridges provides a remarkable view especially at night where you can see most of the bridges and the reflections of their lights in the distance... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

On the Herengracht one of the bridges provides a remarkable view especially at night where you can see most of the bridges and the reflections of their lights in the distance. It's a magical scene in a city that is sometimes called "the city of magic". Strolling along the canals at night is perfectly safe and the sights to see... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Superb view especially at night when all the bridge arches ar lit and you can spot a lot of them looking from the water level.

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

We used the Grey line canal boat during the day and the Lovers canal cruise in the evening both slowed to a stop to let us view the bridges If the weather is fine you are better viewing from the open end at the back of the boat as photos through glass do not always come out right. The night... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

The city of Amsterdam has an amazing canal system. For a local like me, it's a joy to ride with a bike from A to B, and every time I see something new.

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Bangalore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

while picking up the canal cruise do mention that you would want to see this point .. our captain was good and he slowed the boat well in advance and told us to be ready for the sight .. and click click click

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Palermo, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Come here with your Canal Tour. One of the best corners of the city. Unique, incredible, artistically great. Just a neverending series of canal which will delight you!

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We have seen this in daylight and at night and both are beautiful. Best way to see this is by tour boat and you wont be disappointed

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We had no idea this was here. We were on a canal cruise tour from our Rhine cruise. The tour guide spools us to get our cameras ready. Lucky we were on the right side.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

A must see for every tourist visiting Amsterdam. It's beautiful at day- and night time. Get your camera ready to shoot sone nice pictures. If you really want to see through the 7 bridges, you do have to take a boat. You can't spot this by walking.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

It was lovely. We saw it by canal cruise during the daytime as we went in the summer months so the sun set at 11pm (too late for an evening cruise). Even the guy giving the tour joked about how the best way.to actually see it is by googling it because there's always boats/people in the way when you're there.

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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 include the Anne Frank House, the Bloemenmarkt floating flower market, an enviable assortment of independent boutiques along De Negen Straatjes, and of course all of Grachtengordel’s lovely canals and bridges.
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