The Jordaan, Amsterdam

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Explore one of the capital city's historical neighborhoods, The Jordaan, known for its small, winding streets and cultural sites. This was a working-class and emigrant district in the 17th century but is now a popular neighborhood for young entrepreneurs, artists, and students. Discover art galleries, boutiques, pubs, and cafes throughout the charming quarter, where many significant figures in Dutch history, such as writer Joost van Vondel and artist Rembrandt, once resided. Visit Rembrandt's grave at Westerkerk church, the Anne Frank House, and many other important sites. View art studios, courtyards, and stone tablets, for which the quarter is famous. For The Jordaan and beyond, use our Amsterdam trip itinerary maker app to get the most from your Amsterdam vacation.
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  • The Jordaan is chock full of history and architecture with surprises around every corner. Allow time to just wander and duck into unique shops and experience legendary Dutch charm. We found ourselves....  more »
  • It's what everyone imagines when they think of Holland and Amsterdam. Canals, tall thin houses several stories tall looking like gingerbread houses. Tons of bicycles on the street, at the bottom of...  more »

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