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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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  • The river is one of the canals in Amsterdam, you can take a nice relaxing walk down the river. We got some food and sat on the side of the river where we had lunch.  more »
  • The Jordaan is incredible, and a must do for all tourists visiting. We were blown away by it. Can not recommend it highly enough.  more »
  • Its a really cool and beautiful neighbourhood to hang out in, though it won't take you a lot of time to explore all of it. nice coffee houses too  more »