The Jordaan, Amsterdam

Neighborhood · Hidden Gem · Other
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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  • Here in the Jordaan, a 65-year-old woman can walk during the day or even the evening and feel safe. It's close to both the Centraal Station and the famous museums of Amsterdam. If you stroll down.....  more »
  • Having a walk through these typical streets is really a pleasure. You will find many restaurants, hype shops, small bridges... it is a quiet place.  more »
  • Beautiful and historical architecture. I'd definitely recommend walking round and visiting the markets.  more »

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