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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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  • very romantic and quiet neighborhood, stroll through the channels and stopping in Dutch and not charateristic that enliven the neighborhood is a nice way to spend the evening
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  • Really close to the downtown, this quarter is absolutely recommended for a nice quite and relaxing walk to taste a real Dutch flavour. I found nice and cheap restaurants and pubs in the Jordan distric...  more »
  • We walked around the Jordaan on our way to the Anne Frank house. It's a pretty neighborhood. And had another chance to look at this area again when we took the canal tour. Suggest you do both - the wa...  more »