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Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Saw this neighborhood from our canal cruise, it was great to see all the sights. It was nice to learn about the different areas.

Thank Maria Irene P
Reviewed 4 days ago

Watching boat traffic is always interesting; doing so while sitting in a pleasant cafe enjoying an Amstel on the Amstel is doubly so!

Thank Anthony P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just saw the restaurant while on a river cruise boat and fell for it. It's setting is wonderful right by the side of the canals.Ideal for a leisurely afternoon sipping beer and nibbling comfort food. Being a beautiful sunny day with warm weather, it was...More

Thank avisingh24
Reviewed 1 week ago

We sat outside on the water for evening cocktails with friends. The staff was wonderful. The boats going by on the water were fun to watch.

Thank Debi Q
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There were many boats offering canal cruises in the canals of Amsterdam. On the day we arrived from our rhine River cruise out activity director told a few of us about a small boat Pizza cruise with and older family. The price was right and...More

Thank atravelingsingle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is difficult to tell which canals are which unless your phone gives you locations on your smart phone. However, this part isn’t that difficult to tell because it is very wide here. There is more traffic and you can see further of course. It...More

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the main visits you need to make an enjoy while in the city. Plenty of history comes with it.

Thank walid m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is much wider and more active with ships and boats too large to go into the Canals. Amazing to think that the Amstel River was dammed to create what is now present day Amsterdam!

Thank boloca
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The setting, quality of workmanship in the lobby, staircase and I'm sure the rooms is outstanding. So many celebrities and royalty have stayed there for a reason.

Thank Lynne M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got on a long canal boat run by a company called Lovers Canal Cruises which seemed to be one of the larger canal boat groups. We had a running commentary and this took up many different width canals and we saw several famous buildings...More

Thank johnboy82280
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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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Response from ElaineJSnA | Reviewed this property |
Put on your comfortable shoes and be ready to walk Amsterdam in September!- Depending where you are staying, I suggest you go to the Hermitage Museum on Amstel 51, along the scenic Amstel river where you can see several... More