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Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht), Amsterdam

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Water Body · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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The people who live along the city's widest channel, Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht), can enter their homes directly from their boats when the weather's good. Take a walk through the quaint streets and stop by a charming cafe, or tour the site to find numerous important buildings. Look for an 1854 Syrian Orthodox church, ornamented with Neo-Gothic elements. See 17th-century warehouses with stepped gables that were once used for storing whaling products, and today host luxury apartments. You can also take a boat tour to learn the history and highlights of the area. Put Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht) on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Amsterdam online trip maker.
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  • A canal tour should be one of the first things you do when you arrive in Amsterdam, and this is one of the major canals that you will visit. It was one of the first three built in 1612 and it is... 
    A canal tour should be one of the first things you do when you arrive in Amsterdam, and this is one of the major canals that you will visit. It was one of the first three built in 1612 and it is...  more »
  • There is no shortage of canal tour boats around Amsterdam. We took a private tour for a couple of hours and enjoyed it immensely. What a great way to see the city from a totally different perspective. 
    There is no shortage of canal tour boats around Amsterdam. We took a private tour for a couple of hours and enjoyed it immensely. What a great way to see the city from a totally different perspective.  more »
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  • Take a tram or transport pass and move around. This place is near to blooming market and also the canal side eateries
  • I loved the city, I loved the rivers, streets, buildings. Everything about Amsterdam is beautiful except the crowdness of tourists including me 😅

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