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The Jordaan

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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This charming neighborhood is Amsterdam's Greenwich Village, with its narrow alleys, leafy canals lined with 17th-century houses, quirky specialty shops, cafes and designer boutiques.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“quirky shops” (53 reviews)
“beautiful area” (109 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It's beautiful and worth a walk through this part of amsterdam:) you should be careful with all the bycicles :D and many cafes and snackbars:)

Thank rottipotti
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We walked around theJordan area and although there were some interesting, quirky shops but I expected more from reading the reviews. It’s a lovely, characterful quiet residential area though with nice buildings and well worth a wander

Thank nicolassa57
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Jordaan is outside the main 'Ring' Canals, so not many tourists get there, but it's a nice mix of canal-type houses and small, local shops. It tells you more about how the [well-off] Dutch live in Amsterdam, than the touristy centre.

Thank spanner48
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a beautiful district and seems to be less touristy than the other parts of the city. It's definitely worth a stroll.

Thank balian1131
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Was really excited about checking out this district on our trip to Amsterdam.Unfortunately we left it until the Sunday to have brunch and a stroll around,and almost all the shops were closed.we probably should have looked into it more.However it looked beautiful and quirky little...More

2  Thank Jen S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful architecture. Stunning canal views. Lovely selection of pubs and resturants. Only went for a short visit fpr dinner and drinks but LOVED what we saw and will definitely be back. I think this was the prettiest neighbourhood in the 'dam. Will make this...More

1  Thank JourneysWanderlust
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friends and I visited the region after being given a number of recommendations to do so and it was definitely one of the highlights of the trip. The houses and canals were so beautiful and many streets were not too crowded so it was...More

Thank Elise S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pretty canals, less touristy than the rest of town. Great market on Saturdays that’s an interesting mix of local wares and farmers market for residents. Was able to buy some local ceramics as well as a Nutella stroopwafel

1  Thank Annevolz
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely to stroll through, lots of independent cafes and shops, will be staying in the area again next time we visit

1  Thank Rach R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

De Jordaan is one of those areas you MUST see when visiting Amsterdam. Some of the elder people are complaining that the area is not the area it usually was back in the days. This may be true, although it did not harm any of...More

Thank Joamicale
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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.
...More
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hurleynancy
13 March 2017|
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Response from BacoOhio | Reviewed this property |
You can actually rent a boat yourself and go through the canals. I believe it's about 40 Euro an hour.
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Dimple P
27 August 2016|
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Response from SFworldtraveller | Reviewed this property |
Yes it would! The neighborhood just next to Jordaan is called "the Nine Streets," and you can get a good idea of what's going on in the neighborhoods by taking a look at their webpages, which include a lot of articles... More
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Kapil A
31 July 2016|
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Response from Jodi F | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at the Renaissance - it was terrific. Great location, excellent staff! Highly recommended
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