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Beautiful canal that is very long and a nice walk to do. Has a very nice flower market along it with some good souvenir shops and pancake houses.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Alexandria, Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Singel should be an ideal spot for strolling since the canal is beautiful and the flower and bulb stands are colorful...but each of the three different times we were there, the streets were packed with locals and tourists that seemed to spoil everything. If you want to shop for bulbs, this is right area, but if you want a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful canal that is very long and a nice walk to do. Has a very nice flower market along it with some good souvenir shops and pancake houses.

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Richmond, Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All canals beautiful, but this one not as nice at the present time. Lots of construction and heavy equipment along canal.

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Reedsburg, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During our week long stay in the city, we rented a penthouse along the Singel canal. It was lovely to be able to look out our window in the morning and see the happy little houseboats cruising along the water.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There were far less boats sailing along this lovely canal that when we last visited in the summer. It was therefore far easier for the driver to stop the boat at many places that made a good photograph. The houses at both sides are all beautiful.

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Monument Beach, Massachusetts, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at a small hotel right on this canal and had lovely views of the canal, particularly at night with lovely lights on the bridges

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Thank Peter R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Canal boat tours are a great way to see the Singel and its charming, canalside architecture. Some buildings date back to the 1600s

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Monterey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Singel (and Spui) neighborhood is lively and filled with great things to do. I was most impressed with the many bookstores. People were actually reading, buying and enjoying books! There is even a weekly Saturday book faire. It seems that the Dutch value reading and actual books and support independent retailers. Sadly, that is not the case in the United... More 

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Pattaya, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Singel is a primary canal of the city where houseboats and bicycles are all over the area. Take a canal cruise or just stroll around and have coffee or lunch at a pannekoeken house or frites shoppe, yummy.

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Sleepy Hollow, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

wonderful Canal...peaceful and surrounded by beautiful old townhouse.....nice to walk along the Canal....stop for coffee, a light lunch or dinner at any of the coffee shops, bakeries or restaurants around it,,

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Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe. Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring hardly more than a moment’s stroll away. With the well-connected Centraal Station as Centrum’s base, it's easy to travel farther afield via one of the city’s iconic trams.
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