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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
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Reviewed yesterday

The canal area in general is great for walking (although watch for the cyclists!). This particular canal is picturesque, and makes a great spot for photos for your album.

Thank MelissaMSA
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great low key atmosphere within the 9 shopping district. However, it is close enough to Damrak if you feel compelled to be among the hoards of tourists.

Thank dcharette
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our hotel was in this area and were lucky to view these canals daily! We rented bikes and rode all around this area and it was lovely! Peaceful and quaint. When in Amsterdam you really need to visit or walk along this area! The views...More

Thank pepper1111
Reviewed 1 week ago

Parallel to and next to the Single canal is the Herrengracht (Gentleman's Canal). It is the second major canal that encircles the central area of the city. Good photo shot location. Make sure you include the bicycles on the bridge crossing the canal to provide...More

Thank Rey M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Herrengracht is one of many impressive Grachts in Amsterdam. Home formally (and probably still today) to the rich and famous in Amsterdam, the houses are wider (owners showed off their wealth, as the taxation was based on the width of the home!) Appreciate its...More

Thank Rudy H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a spot you HAVE to visit when visiting Amsterdam. Nothing much around but it's really romantic and looks great on pictures. We rented a bike for the whole day and it was an easy ride all around the city

Thank Gil V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Ambassade Hotel and had a full view of this canal. Even if you don't stay right at the canal, be sure to walk along it....to see its area shops and cafes.

Thank joel r
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you hit the streets in Amsterdam you have to make sure to pick your canals right. This version is very suitable as it has great small coffee shops (with coffee) and small boutique shops in the side streets.

Thank Dutchtraveller007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a wonderful experience going around the city. Go around with a bike or just merely walk would be a wonderful thing to do in AMS.

Thank Myla G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Herngracht is such a pretty area with great shops and lovely residential and commercial places, buildings are being upgradeed and it's quite a smart location. A walk along the canal takes you past lots of interesting architecture and stylish interiors, bookshops,eateries, cruising canal boatts, pretty...More

Thank saffronpixi
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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