Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht), Amsterdam
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The people who live along the city's widest channel, Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht), can enter their homes directly from their boats when the weather's good. Take a walk through the quaint streets and stop by a charming cafe, or tour the site to find numerous important buildings. Look for an 1854 Syrian Orthodox church, ornamented with Neo-Gothic elements. See 17th-century warehouses with stepped gables that were once used for storing whaling products, and today host luxury apartments. You can also take a boat tour to learn the history and highlights of the area. For Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht) and beyond, use our Amsterdam tourist route planner to get the most from your Amsterdam vacation.
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  • Beautiful stroll along the canals and remember a little Venice. I told a little:) ... then stop for a hot tea!
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  • It is always fun o walk the Canal. I love looking at the different boats and the architecture of the different buildings. The fronts on so many of the buildings are very interesting. However one of th...  more »
  • A stroll along the canals of Amsterdam is very advisable and necessary to get a sense of the city. Besides that tell you the history of Amsterdam and its different locations. The price is not expensive (15 euro per person)
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