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Bloemgracht

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Relax, have a coffee on a quieter canal

Unlike the major canals that encircle the city, there are many smaller canals that criss cross with... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
bob2bkk
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Bangkok, Thailand
Small but perfectly formed

Beautiful canal section which is a great photo opportunity. Not busy at all which adds to its... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2017
david n
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Bring you camera when you stroll down this picturesque street lined with gabled houses with windows overflowing with flowers.
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good48%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Jordaan
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unlike the major canals that encircle the city, there are many smaller canals that criss cross with the majors. Opposite Anne Frank House is a short canal, the Bloemgracht. Depending on how much time you have in Amsterdam, it would be a comfortable and enjoyable...More

Thank bob2bkk
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Beautiful canal section which is a great photo opportunity. Not busy at all which adds to its charm. Luckily for us the sun was sending a dappling effect through the trees so the pics were stunning.

Thank david n
Reviewed 25 August 2017

This is near the centre of the city, running west from the Anne Frank House. Its a quieter canal, lined with boats and shadowed by the towering traditional dutch houses.

Thank James P
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

I like the smaller "side" canals to the Prinsengracht because these are quiet and great to take pictures too! I often bike on this canal to the city centre to avoid the main streets and get the real Amsterdam Jordaan feel.

Thank FayeInAmsterdam
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Bloemgracht is a small canal that links Prinsengracht to Lijnbaansgracht in the Jordaan district of Amsterdam. We recently stayed at Mr. Jordaan Hotel and had a room with a view of this quiet and attractive canal just outside the famous Canal Ring. Bloemgracht is lined...More

Thank BradJill
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Just off the great small streets in the Jordaan is this canal "Flower Canal" or Bloemgracht. On this canal I often do a coffee with friends or just bike and try to enjoy the architecture while biking around.

Thank FayeInAmsterdam
Reviewed 19 June 2016

I fell in love with Bloemgracht. Every single house is charming, and it's such a quiet and peaceful area. It's a great place for a stroll.

Thank spencerlewis92
Reviewed 13 May 2016

his is a relatively quiet canal. If you stroll on thebanks of it, small shops and cafés everywhere. The houses you can watch closer are interesting and beautiful.

Thank 545medva
Reviewed 30 April 2016

Flower canal, is one of the many beautiful canals, with ornate houses on the banks, it is nice just to stroll along the street taking it all in.

Thank JnVSydney
Reviewed 24 October 2015

Opposite from Ann Frank House this little street with canal is off the beaten track but worth a stroll along. For us in October the autumn colours were particularly photogenic.

Thank CorneliusfudgeGM
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Jordaan
One of Amsterdam’s most preferred outdoor markets and
some of the city’s favorite watering holes are but two
of the many reasons to save ample time for a stroll
through this especially convivial warren of narrow
streets with its unfair share of quirky shops and
quality galleries. Historically a haven for the
working class and emigrants, these days the Jordaan is
better known as an enclave for artists and designers.
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