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De Duif, Amsterdam

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Along De Duif, one of the city's main canals, you can view several monuments, historic architecture, and one of the city's popular quarters. This canal is the longest of the central canals that help to shape the city, which include Herengracht, Keizersgracht, and Singel. Named after the Prince of Orange, this body of water is noted for the canal houses built alongside it during the Dutch Golden Age. Walk beside the water's edge and enjoy the cultural offerings of the Jordaan neighborhood. You can stop by several tourist sites along the way, such as the Northern Church, Northern Market, Anne Frank House, Western Church, and Homomonument. Plan to see De Duif and other attractions that appeal to you using our Amsterdam trip itinerary planner.
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  • This area is a nice one to walk around, it's calming and the traffic through the canals in this area is regular but not rush hour. The canals are wider so there are lovely houseboats which are actuall...  more »
  • This tour shows you how this trading city made a living by leveraging the canal infrastructure. You learn how they taxed homes by their width and hence the houses are narrow but tall and you see how t...  more »
  • Awesome Canals are a great testimony of this historic city of Amsterdam which has been a designated UNESCO World heritage sites. The scenes are just amazing full of coloured houses, shops, cruises mov...  more »