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. For The Jordaan and beyond, use our Amsterdam trip itinerary maker app to get the most from your Amsterdam vacation.
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  • A nice area to walk around where you can see the traditional Dutch houses along the canals. It was quiet and pleasant when we were there. 
    A nice area to walk around where you can see the traditional Dutch houses along the canals. It was quiet and pleasant when we were there.  more »
  • The guys Sam and Rory are very lovely and friendly! I super recommend do that attraction with them! We have a fun day with them! ☺️ 
    The guys Sam and Rory are very lovely and friendly! I super recommend do that attraction with them! We have a fun day with them! ☺️  more »
  • Nice blend of residential buildings along the canals with short streets lined with shops, café’s and restaurants. We walked the area after visiting the Anne Frank House museum. 
    Nice blend of residential buildings along the canals with short streets lined with shops, café’s and restaurants. We walked the area after visiting the Anne Frank House museum.  more »

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