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The Amstel

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Many great cities are built around impressive rivers, spanned with famous heritage bridges. There is a wealth of examples: London with the Thames and Tower Bridge, Prague with the Moldau and the medieval Charles Bridge, Regensburg with the Danube and the medieval "Steinere Bruecke", Rotterdam...More

1  Thank Hendrik_NL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a nice tour showing the businees for its beginning and also many thematic games inside the tour plus an excellent bar in the end of the tour that you can enjoy your free beer

Thank vasilisdiama
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

IT- Abbiamo fatto un giro in Barco sul Fiume che percorre Amsterdam... Molto Bello perchè il Capitano ci spiegava i luoghi e palazzi storici con varie storie a riguardo... Molto Bello EN- We took a boat ride on the river that runs through Amsterdam ......More

Thank Norman R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We crossed the Amstel several times using the free ferry which you find behind Centraal Station. It is always interesting to see a city from the water as well as by land.

Thank Susan7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amsterdam is a city on canals and a boat cruise is a must. This has also given its name to the Amstel Brewery which produces very good lager which should be sampled

Thank leachmarilyn3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It might be a total tourist thing, but you definitely want to take a river cruise in Amsterdam. It's the best way to see the city and the views on the water as you cruise by all the beautiful architecture can't be beat.

Thank bodhi_sam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Amstel is the beautiful river that flows through Amsterdam ,the amount of long narrow historically important buildings that line the River Amstel are stunning and a boat tour is a great way to see this vibrant city from a different perspective. The River Amstel...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I suspect this is where the canals got their water from. Without The Amstel, it will be a chore to fill up the canals to satisfactory levels. Enjoy the scenery, best from open top boats.

Thank AzlanFirman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is what Amsterdam is the waterway that feeds the many canals that spread like a spiderweb throughout the city. When the weather is great the river is at its best great place to escape the busy streets

Thank Alan S
Reviewed 10 January 2018

It’s a river that runs through Amsterdam and is the reason for the name of Amsterdam as it’s partly made up of the rivers name. It’s wet and contains water.

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Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
This UNESCO World Heritage Site is as historically
significant as it is perennially popular. Whether
you’re a history buff, architecture enthusiast,
shutterbug, or fashionista, odds are you’ll find the
Amsterdam you're looking for while roaming around the
Grachtengordel (Canal Ring). A brilliant place to get
lost in a moody meander and a key component to any
sightseeing trip to Amsterdam, this area's major draws
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7 August 2017|
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Response from ElaineJSnA | Reviewed this property |
Put on your comfortable shoes and be ready to walk Amsterdam in September!- Depending where you are staying, I suggest you go to the Hermitage Museum on Amstel 51, along the scenic Amstel river where you can see several... More