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The Jordaan, Amsterdam

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Explore one of the capital city's historical neighborhoods, The Jordaan, known for its small, winding streets and cultural sites. This was a working-class and emigrant district in the 17th century but is now a popular neighborhood for young entrepreneurs, artists, and students. Discover art galleries, boutiques, pubs, and cafes throughout the charming quarter, where many significant figures in Dutch history, such as writer Joost van Vondel and artist Rembrandt, once resided. Visit Rembrandt's grave at Westerkerk church, the Anne Frank House, and many other important sites. View art studios, courtyards, and stone tablets, for which the quarter is famous. Using our international travel planner, Amsterdam attractions like The Jordaan can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • We did not visit the neighborhood in the best conditions. Under the snow, with a stroller, but the area is very cute. Again under the Sun to soak up the atmosphere
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  • My favorite part about The Jordaan was finding a cafe that served drinks on the canal. My fiancee and I spent a couple hours just sitting there, talking and letting our worries of home drift away. I h...  more »
  • Very nice and pleasant. neighborhood great to walk around and enjoy the city, along the canals to detours of small very charming streets.
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