Brouwersgracht, Amsterdam

4.8
Opt for a scenic stroll along Brouwersgracht, a canal in Amsterdam and one of the city's most beautiful streets. Named for its prevalence of breweries in the 16th and 17th centuries, it is still home to a number of breweries and distilleries where you can grab a drink. The street once housed warehouses that stored and processed goods such as leather, coffee, whale oil, and spices. You'll notice a few of these still standing along the canal today, fine examples of functioning warehouses. Other architectural attractions include the picturesque rows of unique historical houses and a narrow corridor that leads to hidden church. To visit Brouwersgracht and other attractions in Amsterdam, use our Amsterdam online itinerary planner .
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  • This is one of the most famous rivers in the Old town. I came here and saw so many beautiful houses that people lived there. Hotel front desk tell me that some of the most expensive houses are here. I moved around and noticed that the houses might have been in the warehouse. There are two places near where the river is met. It is an interesting sight to see how the boat was sailed in four ways.
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  • One of many canals we visited. There are lots of bars and restaurants around this one. Beautiful spot for pictures  more »
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