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Herengracht

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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“beautiful canal” (67 reviews)
“banks mansion” (12 reviews)
“major canals” (13 reviews)
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
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"beautiful canal"
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"banks mansion"
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"major canals"
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"lovely walk"
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"nine streets"
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"house boats"
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"canal boat"
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"central amsterdam"
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"gables"
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Reviewed yesterday

A beautiful area - fabulous houses. Did the boat trip circuit twee but a very good way to see all the stunning properties.

Thank JackyHerne
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This canal is one of the major arteries of the city. With all it’s old houses and small bridges, the whole area is ripe for photos, no matter what time of the day.

1  Thank Dutch-Mikey
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at The Ambassade Hotel which overlooks this canal. A beautiful location - quieter, classy and elegant to stroll along.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Herengracht is one of the canals forming the Grachtengordel or canal district of Amsterdam. It is the next outermost canal after Singel and the first to be built after expansion of the medieval Amsterdam. Nowadays it is lined by houses and some of them have...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a lovely idea is just to wonder around Amsterdam and find some rare nice spots just next to the gracht.

Thank Natálie V
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Herengracht is part of the Amsterdam "Canal Belt"; here many heritage mansions from the Golden Age can be admired. The Amsterdam Canal Belt originated through the stark growth of Amsterdam in the prosperous Golden Age. Expansion was realised outside the outer city moat. A...More

Thank Hendrik_NL
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tree lined canal with charming traditional houses makes it very picturesque. Include this in your down town wanderings. Thanks for the vote if you found this review helpful.

Thank nilintentum_reliquit
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Herengracht is the 1st canal of the three city centre canals that form the famous canal ring. Named in honour of the Heren Regeeders who governed the city during the 16th and 17th century ,the canal is also known as The Patricans Canal or Lord's...More

Thank Neil K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You cross the canals all the time nice to see boats travelling up and down lots of tour boats.we did an evening one to see feastival of lights

Thank motherpat
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of 3 major canals in the city - this canal was beautiful, clean and picture perfect! add a bicyle to your picture for authenticity!

Thank Sue N
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jasatt
28 January 2018|
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Response from ArjenvanKlinken | Reviewed this property |
Reviews seem fine about this place, location is pretty perfect on maybe the most famous chanel in town. enjoy your stay ps it is hard to review apartments on trip advisor that are not bookable through them
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