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Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht)

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Amsterdam Hop-On Hop-Off Canal Boat
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USD 49.74*
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Private Amsterdam Canal Boat Cruise Including Bites & Drinks
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USD 52.23*
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Amsterdam Hop-on Hop-off Boat Day Pass and Heineken Experience
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

An interesting night cruise at this canal . Beautiful house by the canal with lights beautifully decorated . Good information given during the cruise

Thank wazaruha
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here on the HOHO canal boat trip as well as the walking tour. Named after Emperor Maximilian of Austria, the Emperor’s Canal is the middle one of the three main canals in Amsterdam. The surrounding areas is worth exploring which you will certainly...More

Thank PrestonGuild
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of many must see canals in the city. If you’re wandering, you won’t be able to miss it! But definitely take special attention to see it (and the other major canals). They’re all breathtaking! Plenty of coffee shops and restaurants nearby to take in...More

Thank Cara C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another of Amsterdams many beautiful streets well worth exploring. Lot's to see and do along the canal!

Thank lewandsoph
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely a must attraction - we walked during the day and then took a night cruise! perfect - it is really stunning!

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This area is just 7 mins walk from Amsterdam Centraal Station. The red light district is at the intersection of red light district and chinatown. It is eye opener to see this area.

Thank ShaneLean
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have a walk to Emperor's Canal and get lost to Amsterdam. You can see wounderful buildings on both sides of the canal.

Thank ChSoul
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Interesting and scenic and probably one of the first things that comes to mind when you think of Amsterdam, the canals are great for long scenic walks. Take in the beautiful buildings, the landmark bridges and the thousands of bicycles!

Thank Gary F
Reviewed 29 November 2017

Defo spend some time doing a canal cruise. Its a great way to relax and see the city and especially this section.

Thank Devon B
Reviewed 28 November 2017

There are wide canals and narrow canals. It's amazing to see the long canal boats turn on a dime making a 90 degree turn from one canal to another. The houseboats are huge. I suggest both walking along the canals and taking a canal cruise...More

Thank Jeff G
Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
This UNESCO World Heritage Site is as historically
significant as it is perennially popular. Whether
you’re a history buff, architecture enthusiast,
shutterbug, or fashionista, odds are you’ll find the
Amsterdam you're looking for while roaming around the
Grachtengordel (Canal Ring). A brilliant place to get
lost in a moody meander and a key component to any
sightseeing trip to Amsterdam, this area's major draws
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