Singel, Amsterdam

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Until the Middle Ages, Singel--a picturesque canal--surrounded the Dutch capital. After the city expanded, the canal continued to act as a moat around the city center, and today it is the innermost canal of Amsterdam's ring of famous canals. Running from the IJ lake near the city's central train station to Muntplein Square, where the water joins the Amstel River, the canal cuts through the city center, passing many significant tourist attractions. You'll see part of the infamous Red Light District along its banks, as well as a house that claims to be the narrowest in the world at only 1 m (3.3 ft) wide. Amsterdam's popular flower market, Bloemenmarkt, includes market stalls aboard boats in the canal. Make your Amsterdam itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.
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  • This is one of the very nice, interesting canals to walk around in Amsterdam. The site used to be home of chimney sweepers immigrants. There are two second hand bookstores that are interesting. It is ...  more »
  • The Dams River is the closest to the city's central canal in Amsterdam's 4 concentric half-loop canals, and the water market in Henan is also known as the water flower market and the cast tower. The two sides of the singer's river are the golden period of the building, a morning walk along the river, quiet streets, beautiful river View, is Amsterdam's most fascinating scenery.
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  • We had a really interesting hour and quarter cruise around the canals. We got to see wildly different parts of Amsterdam from the water. The commentary was really good and if you are disabled and in a...  more »
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