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The Islands (De Eilanden)

IJ-tunnel, 1021 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Nice walk around area converted warehouses into houseing

This area is pleasant to take a stroll, lots of plaques telling you the history of a building and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
BarbieMegaTraveller
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Sydney, Australia
Great area.

Beautiful area to just walk around and explore. One of my favourite areas within Amsterdam. Well... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2016
spencerlewis92
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Wales, United Kingdom
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2 weeks ago
“Nice walk around area converted warehouses into houseing”
19 Jun 2016
“Great area.”
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IJ-tunnel, 1021 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This area is pleasant to take a stroll, lots of plaques telling you the history of a building and of course the way the warehouses have been converted to housing but keeping in line with the village type street frontage, it is like being in...More

Thank BarbieMegaTraveller
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Beautiful area to just walk around and explore. One of my favourite areas within Amsterdam. Well worth a visit.

Thank spencerlewis92
Reviewed 10 January 2016

We spotted this on a canal tour snd i love things like this. Surrounding area also very nice with lits to see

Thank Lovemyfood92
Reviewed 3 January 2016

I love these type things in Amsterdam, very nice small trails of ingenuity and design. This place is on the way to my friends house and it is a great walk or bike ride across the city!

Thank King Z
Reviewed 10 September 2015

These are a number of historic islands, not far from Central Station. Many canals, bridges, waterways - and historic buildings. The old warehouses have been converted to apartments, but have retained their authentic appearance. You will find monuments, ship wharfs and a number of unique...More

Thank Alfred V
Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

A quaint little area. Spotted it when touring by boat on the canal and decided to stop. Some shops and restaurants with a lot of activity in the adjacent neighborhood.

Thank Tony C
Reviewed 18 August 2015

Bickerseiland, Prinseneiland, Realeneiland; small, packed, quaint and a rich history are just a few words to mark this area of Amsterdam. The old warehouses are converted into apartments, still sporting the old shutters. Other buildings are completely new. Should you want to walk around -...More

1  Thank Stewiedewie
Reviewed 19 November 2014

You can take a ferry from behind Centraal Station to this area also called Amsterdam Noord. The ferry is free and takes only about 7 minutes. You will be transported back in time to a tranquil village-like atmosphere, with parkland all around and a distinctly...More

6  Thank LWL3333
Reviewed 19 August 2013

This is a very enjoyable walk westward from Central Station, then crossing a railway bridge leading into the Islands. Even though it is close to the city it is a very tranquil district and has a village like feel to it. We visited on a...More

3  Thank permia
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